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Re: current on the ground wire #76355 01/23/01 11:59 PM
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That's an interesting article (on the AWWA)
It makes me wonder if they won't just start using pvc in new construction just to force the installation of other Grounding means.


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Re: current on the ground wire #76356 01/24/01 03:13 AM
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Thank you Don(resqcapt19), That does make sense.
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Re: current on the ground wire #76357 01/24/01 10:53 AM
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Interesting...not only does the AWWA not like it, it has maintained that position since 1913 !

Re: current on the ground wire #76358 02/09/01 02:00 AM
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I spent nearly 12 years working on navy ships, which (are supposed to have...<G> ) are completely UNGrounded, I.E. to get 120 volts you have to have 2 hot wires(at roughly 60 volts each), and no neutral, Each circuit had 2 fuzes, 1 for each leg.... I learned a long time ago, that for current to flow you must have a complete circuit... Since the neutral goes back to ground somewhere...your going to have current flow.....

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