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Identifying Direct Burial Telephone Cable

Direct Burial Telephone Cable: This type of cable is a commonly installed and used for telephone service in areas such as yours. The wire is buried at least 18″ underground with out any conduit pipe.

Direct Burial Telephone Cable – aka Gopher Resistant Cable
Electrical Question I recently found some wire on my property that came out of the ground near a utility pole.

This electrical wiring question came from: Kevin Collins, a Homeowner from Ramona, CA., San Diego County.
Additional Comments: website is very informational and greatly appreciated.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Kevin.

Direct Burial Telephone Cable

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