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Service lateral conductors #30300 10/13/03 07:57 AM
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Can service lateral conductors in raceway be installed in common trench with a waterline?

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Re: Service lateral conductors #30301 10/13/03 08:52 AM
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Unless local codes prohibit it and the proper burial depth can be met, it should be OK. So, check with the AHJ.

Re: Service lateral conductors #30302 10/13/03 08:23 PM
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Do you mean the service entrance conductors? Aren't service lateral conductors installed by the poco? Where are these wires going to and from?

Re: Service lateral conductors #30303 10/14/03 06:06 AM
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We are to install the secondary raceway and conductors via trench to meter and service equipment

Re: Service lateral conductors #30304 10/14/03 01:46 PM
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triple,

In may area (N. Calif.), the builder is responsible for providing conduit for service lateral conductors (between xfrmr and meter). The utility co pulls in their conductors.

And in PG&E and SMUD territory, yes, a water line can share the trench with the power. Has to be 24" of separation.

Cliff


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