Issue Date: Mar 31, 2015
Use sewage with caution
This is with regard to the article, "Is sewage farming safe?" (February 16-28, 2015). Farmers are using untreated sewage water for farming because it is easily available and almost free. Since there have been no dedicated scientific studies on the harmful effects of sewage on plants, it is not wise to use untreated water. We have to keep the long-term health of citizens in mind.