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mixed neutral and ground

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An old log cabin I am thinking of remodeling has no separate safety ground. Two ground electrodes (ground rod, well pipe) connect to neutrals at the meter base, in a junction box, and at the hot water heater.

Definitely not to code. If I isolate ground connections and connect them directly to the main panel, there may still be "joints" between neutral and ground that I haven't found. How unsafe is this and why?

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Grounding electrode conductors as well as equipment grounding conductors can be connected to the neutral buss in a service panel.

Are you asking about receptacles or panel connections?
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