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#16714 - 11/15/02 09:21 PM grounding and disconnect requirement,ect..  
mj  Offline
Joined: Jun 2002
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meriidian, ms
my electrical board only requires (1) 8ft rod to ground a service/ and to bond all interior metal piping, whats the requirment in your area ? also we enforce a min (20) amp for all branch circuits, min size conductor is #12 co. also ser disconnect can not exceed more then five ft from the meter/ servive entrance conductors. what are the rule in your area ? we are in Central,Ms

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#16715 - 11/15/02 10:51 PM Re: grounding and disconnect requirement,ect..  
sparkync  Offline
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We're hot on the 'puter' tonight ain't we mj [Linked Image] All our requirements here are the same as yours except the minimum branch circuit. We can run 15 amp. for the general lighting.

#16716 - 11/16/02 09:09 AM Re: grounding and disconnect requirement,ect..  
sparky  Offline
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does your electrical board require proven 25 ohms or less for said G-rod?

#16717 - 11/16/02 11:30 AM Re: grounding and disconnect requirement,ect..  
mj  Offline
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meriidian, ms
we do not test for the 25 ohms or less, that is a good point. maybe we souuld require a second rod to assure the 25 ohm requirment. thanks, i will bring up that matter to my next board meeting.

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