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PVC 6" burial depth #168857
09/18/07 03:22 PM
09/18/07 03:22 PM
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Jps1006  Offline OP
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I have a print here that calls out 1" PVC buried 6" deep marked as "for future". From what I can tell, it is most likely for a sound system or some sort of PA. Would you consider that to fall under column 5 of table 300-5 (99 NEC) as "not more than 30-volts and installed with Type UF or in Other Identified Cable or Raceway"?

Would you argue the only way I could put it in is if it is called out for future irrigation or LV lighting?

This is an outdoor recreation-type area.

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Re: PVC 6" burial depth [Re: Jps1006] #168858
09/18/07 03:27 PM
09/18/07 03:27 PM
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ITO  Offline
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If you have an engineered and sealed set of plans, that calls for this, and its just empty pipe then put it in.



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Re: PVC 6" burial depth [Re: ITO] #168871
09/18/07 08:59 PM
09/18/07 08:59 PM
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This is just empty pipe, you can really put it anywhere they want but I would suggest they get off the extra bucks to put it down 18".
Then their options are open "legally". You know if they need a line voltage circuit there they will use it anyway.


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