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utilities in trench #88157 05/15/04 09:46 PM
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Can electric and water utilities be in the same trench? And if they can what is the seperation allowed and can the electric conduit be laid over(on top of ) the water line?

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Re: utilities in trench #88158 05/16/04 12:34 AM
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genrally the water and electric is not on the same trench btw and i dont know where you from at all so i cant say too much but in state of wisconsin the water supply useally buried at least 3feet [1 meter] or deeper to advoid the frost but check your area i am sure they have somekind of codes what it can allow and what dont allow it at all,, so i suggest to check the ahj inspectors see what they have for guideline for it and the uiltes have their own regulations too so best bet is check both ways.

merci , marc


ps the natural gas is keep min of 3 feet away from power line and phone/ catv lines can use the same trench for electric so check it around there..


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