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Old 04-06-2017, 07:53 PM   #1
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I am getting back into pools and have a quick question. According to the NEC 2017 I know that I have to run the #8 bonding wire around the perimeter and contour of the pool if it is in ground but do I still need to do this if it is an above ground pool?

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It depends whether the above ground pool is, by definition, considered a permanent pool. So if the pool is above ground and 42" or less deep then you would not need the equipotential bonding.

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Permanently Installed Swimming, Wading, Immersion, and
Therapeutic Pools. Those that are constructed in the ground
or partially in the ground, and all others capable of holding
water in a depth greater than 1.0 m (42 in.), and all pools
installed inside of a building, regardless of water depth,
whether or not served by electrical circuits of any nature.
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