>>1082783>Always cover your poop with dirt
That's a light sprinkling to keep down smells, not burying it a foot underground. The deeper it's buried, the longer it takes to break down.>water born pathogens ect could be caught through your asshole
Technically this could happen, but there's a couple things to take into condieration
1) Unless you're immediately downstream from untreated raw sewage, your water is probably fine. You still want to filter it before drinking since it's not worth the risk, but the truth is, you could have a cracked filter for years and never notice anyway. Not everything is out to get you.
2) Your ass is so full of bacteria already that most other pathogens couldn't survive the environment. So unless you've got a fresh tear in your sphincter, you've got nothing to worry about.