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Re: [Shop-talk] Repair underground conduit

To: Doug Braun <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Repair underground conduit
From: Pat Horne <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:59:15 -0600
This is correct, but also be sure to look at the insulation on the wires 
themselves. Their condition is most important.


Thusly spake Doug Braun:
> Keep one thing in mind:  There is not really any
> expectation that the inside of an underground conduit
> will remain dry.  I have seen conduits that carry
> telco or power company lines under a street from one
> pole to another, with floodwater pouring in one end
> and pouring out the other.  
> So you may be able to patch it with a piece of split
> PVC pipe, glue, and clamps and be OK, even though it
> is not hermetically sealed.
> Doug
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