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Old 06-29-2020, 09:55 PM   #1
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Little leak was running into the CT cabinet through the Neutral
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Old 06-29-2020, 10:56 PM   #2
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Well, you see, the problem is there's about 4 inches of insulation neatly missing from those conductors. You're welcome.
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The water was wicking through the conductors inside the insulation from the vault to a pull box, 5' up, 30' across, and then down leaking in the CT Cabinet from the neutrals.

The PEPCO lineman did not want to spend time to pump the vault down so he skinned the neutrals to release the water. Water continued to drip into the gear.

The next day we waited 8 hours for PEPCO 5 calls and no show tired of waiting we pumped the vault down about 5,500 gallons, once we got below the splices the water flow stopped.
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50 Years 2nd time I have seen this.
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3 reasons he didn't pump it down.

1. He didn't want to.

2. He knew you would eventually.

3. He didn't want to.
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3 reasons he didn't pump it down.

1. He didn't want to.

2. He knew you would eventually.

3. He didn't want to.
1-2 and 3 and it was two hours from shift change, if he started he would have to stay until relief came.
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I have seen that before and water pouring out of panels and conduits, but from the conductor ....
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I have seen that before and water pouring out of panels and conduits, but from the conductor ....
Same here... I have never seen that before. Almost like it is a jumbo version of the suicide showers in South America!
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