copper water line with mV


Old 01-05-14, 09:16 AM
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copper water line with mV

I found recently my copper water supply piping throughout my house was not grounded. I have a well so my incomming piping is plastic, but it is copper throughout the hose. Therefore it is required to ge grounded. before bonding it, I checked and had about 200mV AC on it. Once I bonded everything, the mV want to about 8. So my question is, is mV on copper piping normal? I am concerned about the voltage causing my copper pipes to corrode and get pinhole leaks. My background is electrical which is how I know the copper lines needed bonded, but what I don't know is the plumbing side and what is typically seen.
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Old 01-05-14, 09:20 AM
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What did you measure between to get your readings? How and where did you bond it? What size wire did you use?
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