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Service lateral conductors #30300 10/13/03 07:57 AM
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Frank Cinker Offline OP
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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Electric Eagle Offline
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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triple Offline
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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Frank Cinker Offline OP
Pad mounted transformer: 4000V-120/240V
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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amp-man Offline

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.



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