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is it safe to water food crops with water collected in a water butt from my asbestos shed roof



It will be perfectly safe, George. The danger with asbestos is when dry fibers are inhaled and lodge in the lungs. The surface of an asbestos roof is hard and has been sealed naturally by exposure to the elements over many years so there will be a negligable amount of asbestos in the water.

9 Jan, 2011


Hope it is safe, we have been using it for donkeys years.
But for a long and sensible discussion see here.

9 Jan, 2011


It's safe, Bulbaholic's written exactly what I was about to!

9 Jan, 2011


The asbestos sheet are ok but don't damage them

9 Jan, 2011

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