Why Underground Raceways Need to be Sealed!

Mike, attached are a couple of pictures taken during recent rains in Georgia. Do you think the conduit needs a little more sealing?

Photo No. 1

Photo No. 2

Andrew Yakimovich, Senior Engineer
Medical College of Georgia

Mike Holt's Comment: Wow! NEC Section 300.5(G) specifies that "Conduits or raceways through which moisture may contact energized live parts shall be sealed or plugged at either or both ends."


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