Minimum distance from pool to outlet???

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Old 05-16-17, 10:56 AM
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Minimum distance from pool to outlet???

My electrician just installed a GFCI outlet 66" from the water edge of our currently under-construction pool. The pool guy is telling me that the minimum distance is 6', while the electrician is telling me it's 5'. Who's correct?
 
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Old 05-16-17, 02:01 PM
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It was previously 5 feet minimum from the pool and 10 feet max.
Now as far as i know it is 6 feet.
 
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Is the outlet for powering the pool equipment (pump, etc) or for general use? Do you know which version of the NEC your locality follows?
 
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