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swimming pool wiring

Posted by pepsi3656 (My Page) on
Fri, May 21, 10 at 20:53

can i run 10 gauge wire to the pool pump and 12 gauge to pool light all UF wire in the same conduit


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RE: swimming pool wiring

No you can not.


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RE: swimming pool wiring

can i run in seperate conduit


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RE: swimming pool wiring

can not run UF at all. Pool wiring prohibits uninsulated ground wires. THWN conductors would have to be ran in conduit


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RE: swimming pool wiring

If you don't know that, there are a lot of other pool requirements that you don't know either. Get a professional to wire a pool. This is no place to practice electricution (sorry Freudian slip) when you haven't even read the code requirements. Pools just aren't a do it yourself project. Mistakes around water and electricity and you, or heaven forbid someone else, may never get out of the pool. If you can't afford to hire a pro, you can't afford a pool.


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yeah, I agree. That's why I won't touch my dead pool light. I have a pool service that handles all electric issues with my pool equipment. These guys find things I'd never think to re-do or upgrade. Worth the $$ everytime.


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RE: swimming pool wiring

I am installing a new 220 vac pump. I am using a 220 gfi breaker in the subpanel. At the pump I will be using a knife switch. Should the switch be fusible?

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RE: swimming pool wiring

No you just have to put a disconnect within sight of the equipment (or provide a provision to lock it). There's no requirement to fuse it unless the pump instructions (unlikely) require such.


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