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That is a good question. I can see why you are questioning it. I don't have a definitive answer, but it looks to me like they mean all
Pool Pump receptacles. (Just my opinion)
(portion of the following just highlighted for clarity)
All 125-volt receptacles located within 6.0 m (20ft) of the inside walls of a pool or fountain shall be protected by a ground-fault circuit interrupter. Receptacles that supply pool pump motors and that are rated 15 or 20 amperes, 120 volt through 240 volts, single-phase, shall be provided with GFCI protection.
What I'm thinking is that if they just meant within the 20' area it would've been specified "within this area" or similar language. Also, since it is under the Heading GFCI Protection I would expect that each sentence would relate directly to that. I think that they should've put it in a list-type format so it would be clearer to all.
As a side note, I notice that receptacles
are specified. Does this mean that they can be hardwired and not need the GFCI protection? I can see people opting for that over 2 pole GFCI breakers on 240v pumps. That could cause other problems.
[This message has been edited by Bill Addiss (edited 11-11-2001).]