How Deep to Bury Electrical Wire in Conduit?


Bury your electrical wire in nonmetallic conduit 18 inches deep. This is the required burial depth as set forth by the National Electric Code. If your conduit is made of metal, it can be buried at a depth of 6 inches.
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1. Call the local utility company. If there hasn't been cable laid on the property, the utility company will know. This is always a good precaution to take just to inform the local
It all depends on where you are. Check your local building code.
Hi Stace, The electrical conduit has to be buried a minimum of 18" (24" if it passes under a sidewalk or driveway)...and that would more then likely put it under the gas
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