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I recently discovered a service feed to an outbuilding on some family property and I'm curious if it is safe. It consists of 1" PVC conduit buried at ~24" below ground with 10/3 UF cable being used as the feeder. Is it acceptable to run UF cable in PVC conduit?
Hey Bob thanks for your question. Cables are allowed to be installed in PVC conduit unless prohibited by the applicable cable article as stated in 352.22. The percentage fill in Chapter 9, Table 1 must not be exceeded. Article 340 does not prohibit underground feeder cable Type UF from being installed in raceways.
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