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ralfwho 03-02-2011 02:22 PM

question on grounding plumbing
I have some plumbing fixtures that are electrically isolated from grounding because of the use of plastic pipe. Should the fixtures that are past the PVC pipe be grounded?


a7ecorsair 03-02-2011 02:58 PM

Water pipes can sometimes be the grounding electrode but the plumbing itself isn't required to be grounded.

Jim Port 03-02-2011 03:01 PM

What you are talking about is properly called bonding, not grounding.

Since the faucets are isolated by plastic pipe there is no need to bond them

ralfwho 03-02-2011 03:39 PM

Thx for the responses, guys.


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