Q. What is the minimum cover requirement for an underground installation of a 13.8kV feeder installed in a 3-inch Schedule 80 rigid PVC nonmetallic conduit in the earth? Assume this is a general condition installation.
- 6 inches
- 18 inches
- 24 inches
- 30 inches
When referencing Tables 300.5 and 300.50, it’s important to note that the proper cover requirement is referenced to the top of the wiring method, not the depth to the bottom of the trench.
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