Nec bonding requirements apply to in ground and above ground pools and includes all metal components equipment and the water itself. The diagram below assumes that there is no casual connection to true earth in the house through protective bonding.
However if it is a storable pool then the cable is ok a storable pool is those that are contructed on or above the.
Above ground pool electrical wiring diagram. Yes this is required by the national electrical code. It reveals the elements of the circuit as simplified shapes as well as the power as well as signal links between the tools. Also the water is to be bonded.
Cord length for a pump motor is 3 except for storable pools. A wiring diagram is a simplified conventional photographic representation of an electrical circuit. The only electrical requirements to a storable above ground pool are as follows.
2017 national electrical code sps 316 swimming pool wiring nec article 680 680 5 gfci s may be either circuit breakers or receptacle type. Connect an 8 gauge wire to the metal posts of the pool the pump and the metal plate on the skimmer and then wire that to the pump to bond the entire pool. This video shows the electrical requirements for an above ground pool by new york state 2011 code.
With the main service off to the house wire in gfci circuit breakers to the electrical panel. All this will be tied into your ground of your plug that has to be a twist lock and with a extreme duty cover 5 with a switch disconnect. Collection of swimming pool electrical wiring diagram.
The motor is to be grounded the pool is to be grounded in four areas with a 8awg bare wire making a circle around the pool. If electric is required to supply a pool filter pump motor or a pool low voltage underwater light fixture listed and labeled for us with a storable pool that is 42 deep or less nec article 680 4 then your pool equipment must be served by a gfci protected. Connect an 8 gauge wire to the metal posts of the pool the pump and the metal plate on the skimmer and then wire that to the pump to bond the entire pool.
If the pool is a permanent pool underground cable cannot be used to wire it. Also is to be inspected by a wire inspector. Plug in the pool pump and cover it with a weatherproof cover.
All 125 volt outlets or receptacles within 2o feet of the inside walls of a pool require gfci protection. 680 9 overhead wire clearance is min. Electrical ac dc above ground pool wiring for dummies im having an above ground pool installed and i need to run the electric out for the pump.
Plug in the pool pump and cover it with a weatherproof cover. If the pool is an above ground and is considered storable then the following codes apply. With the main service off to the house wire in gfci circuit breakers to the electrical panel.
All electrical equipment used with storable pools are required to be gfci protected. Swimming pools bonding pdf. 10 horizontal from the pool wall.