200 amp meter box/ground wire


Old 01-16-17, 12:28 PM
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200 amp meter box/ground wire

Do I run the ground wire through conduit from meter box to ground rods?
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Old 01-16-17, 02:10 PM
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Your ground rods need to connect to the first main panel or disconnect panel.
Ground rod wiring needs to be fastened solidly but does not require conduit.
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If you do use conduit, don't use metal conduit as that opens up a can of worms you don't want to get into. I usually zip tie the grounding electrode wire to the service entrance conduit where I can or simply securely fasten it to the siding or block where there's nothing to tie it to.
Old 01-18-17, 09:32 AM
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Your ground rods need to connect to the first main panel or disconnect panel.
In some areas the utility requires the GEC from the ground rod/rods to be connected in the meter socket.

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