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    Feb 8, 2007, 07:00 PM
    Nec codes neededfor underground wiring to 120v landscape lights
    I am cocerned about my land scape lights issue , I am using underground UF romex .the lights are 120 volt how deep does the wire need to be buried?
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    Feb 9, 2007, 03:29 AM
    If this cable is no more than a 20 amp 120 volt and GFI protected, meaning the entire buried cable is protected,the depth can be 12 inches.

    Otherwise the depth must be 18 inches.

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