Should I build a new outhouse next to the old outhouse?
The cabin came with an outhouse when we bought it, but now, 8 years later, we have to do something soon. I've looked into composting toilets, but I'm not convinced that $1,000+ later that the mechanisms will be easy to maintain. We want it to be as no-fuss as possible. We leave no heat on in the winter, and our water is a long distance down 4+ flights of stairs and to the back of the property. We pump it up (recent) or hand carry it in buckets.
Can we assume that if the current outhouse is working well with the soil that a new outhouse about 6 feet to the right of it will work well, too?