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    Romex in PVC pipe ?

    Hi , I'm hoping that I can get help in this forum. a few questions that I have are.
    can I pull Romex 14-2 in a 1/2" PVC pipe that goes underground?
    do I need 2 grounding electrodes at the meter?.
    well , any help will be really apreciated.

    thank you very much

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronaldsax
    Hi , I'm hoping that I can get help in this forum. a few questions that I have are.
    can I pull Romex 14-2 in a 1/2" PVC pipe that goes underground?
    No, you can not pull NM in an underground conduit, you can use UF though.


    Quote Originally Posted by ronaldsax
    do I need 2 grounding electrodes at the meter?.
    well , any help will be really apreciated.
    thank you very much
    If a rod type GE is the sole GE and you don't want to prove 25 ohms or less, the answer is yes.

    Roger
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    No, you can not pull NM in an underground conduit, you can use UF though.

    can you give an article number, I'm trying to find it thanks

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    334.12(B) NM not permitted in damp or wet areas.
    Article 100: Location, wet: Installations under ground.
    300.5(B) Listing. Cables and insulated conductors installed in enclosures or raceways in underground installations shall be listed for use in wet locations.
    Mark
    Kent, WA

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    thanks for the reply

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