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#172833 - 12/27/07 09:29 PM Service Pedestal next to down spout  
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I haven't found anything in the NEC or the power company's book of codes that prevents an underground service pedestal being installed next (12"-16")to a downspout. Has anyone failed an inspection for this? Note: the downspout discharges into a drain tile.


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#172866 - 12/28/07 01:33 PM Re: Service Pedestal next to down spout [Re: bot540]  
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Your okay. Conductors must be suitable for direct burial or if in conduit the conductors must be rated for wet locations. Like THHW.



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