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Old 04-15-2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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can this be ground to the same copper pipe that has a ground from the service panel since that pipe is right there already supplying the tub .

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i meant whirlpool .
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Is this a hot tub or a whirlpool in a bathroom?

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whirlpool bathroom .
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Run a #8 solid CU to both the lugs pictured continuous to the cold water copper pipe and connect it with a J-Clamp
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I should clarify, that the cold water pipe you bond to would need to be copper all the way back to the meter. You could not have plastic water piping between the whirlpool and the meter.
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heres a rough basic idea of what im dealing with.
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Yeah, that should work.

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I should clarify, that the cold water pipe you bond to would need to be copper all the way back to the meter. You could not have plastic water piping between the whirlpool and the meter.
This is a bond, and does not need to extend to the water meter. That first illustration is not correct. There is NO need or requirement for this wire to be connected to an equipment ground.
This wire is simply bonding all the metallic parts of this system and the metallic piping associated with the tub.
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The cold water pipe would have to be CU all the way back to the meter.
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The EGC is all that is required for this application.
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The cold water pipe would have to be CU all the way back to the meter.
Not for this application it wouldn't.

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