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Old 08-24-2012, 06:05 AM   #1
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hydrant and outside wall outlet distance


I have a cabin in Gatlinburg TN and plan to add a hose bibb near the hot tub. I have a outside electrical outlet around where I would like to add the faucet. Is there a code or recommended distance between water and power on an outside wall? The power to the outlet comes from one on the inside wall and the water will be coming from under the house....if that matters and also the outlet does have one of the waterproof covers

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No requirement for minimum distance.

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Nothing in the code but I wouldn't put the receptacle below the hose bib.
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the hose bibb will be about 2 feet below and 1+ feet to the right of the receptacle.

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You do need to keep the receptacle at least 5' from the tub.
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