Some farmers use sewage water to irrigate their fruit trees and vegetables, is it permissible to eat fruits produced in this way?

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from Iraq, in:
Religious Authority: 
Ali al-Sistanti
Fatwa Question or Essay Title: 
Some farmers use sewage water to irrigate their fruit trees and vegetables, is it permissible to eat fruits produced in this way?

Yes, it is permissible provided that they are washed well to remove impurity.

. فهل هذا العمل جائز شرعاً وهل يجوز أكل ثمر هذه الفواكه والخضر التي تنبت على غائط الإنسان ؟ لا بأس بأكل الثمار والخضر في الفرض المذكور ويجب غسلها مع وجود عين النجاسة فيها .