Flexible Cords in a Water Fountain

Flexible cords immersed in or exposed to water in a fountain shall be _____.

a) extra-hard usage type
b) listed with a W suffix
c) encased in not less than 2 in. of concrete
d) a and b

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: d) a and b

Article 680 covers the installation requirements for swimming pools, fountains and similar installations. As noted in 680.56(B), "Flexible cord immersed in or exposed to water sh

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