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A new meaning to Hot Water #27317
07/10/03 05:49 PM
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Electric Eagle  Offline OP
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A contractor of mine called me today because he got shocked by the water spigot while not wearing shoes on wet ground. He said he doesn't feel it unless he's grounded.

What can I check for? Thanks in advance.

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Re: A new meaning to Hot Water #27318
07/10/03 05:55 PM
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plumbing bonded EE?

Re: A new meaning to Hot Water #27319
07/10/03 06:04 PM
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I haven't looked yet, but the grounding system is the first thing I planned to check.

Re: A new meaning to Hot Water #27320
07/10/03 07:02 PM
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Also check for a bad water heater element.


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Re: A new meaning to Hot Water #27321
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