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Old 06-05-2010, 12:26 PM   #1
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I would like to extend power from my outside main power panel to 3 or 4 receptacle that would line the outside of my concrete pool deck. The power line would run through a rock bed that rarely has any foot traffic.

Am I required to bury the conduit that would carry the power cable? Can I lay down PVC pipe or Liquid Tight? Each outlet receptacle would be mounted on a pole 1ft above ground.

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Those outlets would be required to be at least 10 feet (3 m) away from the pool. They would also be required to be wired in conduit.
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680 covers pools
680.22 at least 6' from the inner wall of the pool

10' if for the pool pump, but there are exceptions for pump that allows within 6' - must meet all: single receptacle, locking, grounding & have GFCI

So you can install them as long as they are not closer then 6'

You want to run the conduit along the ground instead of burying it ?
Is there a wall or something that it will be secured to ?
Not sure on running along the ground



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any stray foot pressure on a rock covered conduit could place your entire weight on one small spot of conduit, breaking it.
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