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Service Pedestal next to down spout #172833
12/27/07 09:29 PM
12/27/07 09:29 PM
bot540  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 174
Vernon Hills, IL
I haven't found anything in the NEC or the power company's book of codes that prevents an underground service pedestal being installed next (12"-16")to a downspout. Has anyone failed an inspection for this? Note: the downspout discharges into a drain tile.

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Re: Service Pedestal next to down spout [Re: bot540] #172866
12/28/07 01:33 PM
12/28/07 01:33 PM
JValdes  Offline
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South Carolina
Your okay. Conductors must be suitable for direct burial or if in conduit the conductors must be rated for wet locations. Like THHW.


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