Can i bury water line and electric together?

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The National Electrical Code does not specify whether power and water can or cannot be run in the same trench. you will need to bury the water at least 18" and any thing else in the same ditch needs to one foot to the side and one foot above.

The National Electrical Code does not specify whether power and water can or cannot be run in the same trench. you will need to bury the water at least 18" and any thing else in the same ditch needs to one foot to the side and one foot above… 12 inches between water and electric lines.

If trench is to be a joint trench (shared with other utilities) the following separations must be maintained: 24 inches between gas and electric lines. 12 inches between water and electric lines… 12 inches between communications and electric lines.

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The National Electrical Code does not specify whether power and water can or cannot be run in the same trench. you will need to bury the water at least 18" and …

The NEC doesn't prohibit it however, local/state and/or plumbing codes may prevail. Here, water and electrical are usually 12" and 18-24" respectively so, the ditch is …

The minimum trench depth for a gas line is 12", and the same is true for water lines where freezing is not a concern. The electrical, though, must be deeper …

If in the future you need to access the power line to make repairs, you run a real risk of cutting the waterline that rests on top before reaching the electric …

Some say yes, others say no. Certainly, running them in the same trench can save time, but can also cause major headaches in the future where maintenance is …

Can power and water share a trench? Can they be installed at the same depth, or does one need to take precedence over the other? Indeed, running them in the same …

I am running power and water lines to new shop 70 feet from house. I have dug a trech 2 feet deep, for water I am using 3/4" pvc and for electric I am using 3/4 …

The National Electrical Code does not specify whether power and water can or cannot be run in the same trench. you will need to bury the water at least 18" …

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Technicaly no, especialy not in the same duct but in reality it's done all the time. Just make sure the water is below the lecky as water pipes should be buried …

Regarding this, can I bury water line and electric together? If trench is to be a joint trench (shared with other utilities) the following separations must be maintained: 24 inches between gas and electric lines. 12 inches between water and electric lines. 24 inches between sewer and electric lines.. Beside above, can you run electrical wire next to plumbing?

The NEC doesn't prohibit it however, local/state and/or plumbing codes may prevail. Here, water and electrical are usually 12" and 18-24" respectively so, the ditch is backfilled 6" after electrical then water is installed. Best just to ask the AHJ.

It may not be to code in some places to bury it with the water line but millions of wells have done it for decades without problems. And if you do, it makes finding the water line someday a lot easier; if you remember they are together. How or why are you running pump power cable with an irrigation water line?

I am running power and water lines to new shop 70 feet from house. I have dug a trech 2 feet deep, for water I am using 3/4" pvc and for electric I am using 3/4 grey pvc #40 using 12/2 with ground. My question, can I run both lines in same trench? If so - can they both lay at same depth or...

There are not very many of those around that don't have water and electric buried at same time during initial install anyway. Water and electric may split and go separate ways to receive supply but often follow same path for majority of the run.

In most jurisdictions it is acceptable to put water, sewer, electric and telecom in the same trench. It just doesn’t work out that way very often, as during construction the tie in points for water, sewer, electric and telecom all tend to both com...

Can you run water line and electric line in same trench? Some say yes, others say no. Certainly, running them in the same trench can save time, but can also cause major headaches in the future where maintenance is concerned. Water lines are generally run at a minimum depth in GA of 8" deep. Click to see full answer.

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