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    Default 2008 - receptacles around pools

    From the 2005 NEC. (bold and underlining are mine, as is the increased font size)
    - 680.22 Area Lighting, Receptacles, and Equipment.
    - - (A) Receptacles.
    - - - (2) Other Receptacles, Location. Other receptacles shall be not less than 3.0 m (10 ft) from the inside walls of a pool.

    New for 2008 NEC. (underlining is mine)
    - 680.22 Area Lighting, Receptacles, and Equipment.
    - - (A) Receptacles.
    - - - (2) Other Receptacles, Location. Other receptacles shall be not less than 1.83 m (6 ft) from the inside walls of a pool.

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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    Now that makes a lot of sense. Why would they do that?

    I don't like any receptacles anywhere even near the pool but thats just my opinion.


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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Peck View Post
    From the 2005 NEC.(10 ft) from the inside walls of a pool.

    New for 2008 NEC. (6 ft) from the inside walls of a pool.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rick Hurst View Post
    Now that makes a lot of sense. Why would they do that?
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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    Quote Originally Posted by Rick Hurst View Post
    Why would they do that?
    So someone in the pool could reach out and touch an appliance or fixture with a 6 foot cord? At least if they pull it into the pool with them it will pull the plug out.

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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    I see Billy had fewer words to type and beat me to posting it.



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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    At least, some lobbyist was well paid!


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    Default Re: 2008 - receptacles around pools

    But it's a GFCI Right.


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