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Postby painter 1 » Mon Feb 18, 2008 1:08 pm

Can all utilities ( Gas, Electric ,Water,phone )be run in the same trench for access into house ,if not how far apart would the recomendation be.
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Postby kbrownie » Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:33 am

Hi painter 1.
I believe they can be routed in same trench, they may have to be at different levels, the electric cables and data cables should be seperated. (not bunched together) but same trench I think the regs should be 150mm a part. But don't take it as gospel!
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Postby matt h » Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:15 am

they can all be in the same trench, with the water lowest at about 900mm with 150mm between layers and the electric supply in ducts. Where they enter building must be in sleeve duct sealed against rodent entry.
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