Water in my conduit
Today I was checking my solar system and see the conduit is full of water. I have top of pole mounted solar panels. The electrician brought the conduit out of the ground straight up the pole about three or 4 feet and left the top of counduit open. He fed the wireing from the panels down into the conduit. Then he filled up and sealed the hole with electricians putty. Guess what happened? The putty came out of the holes and filllec up the conduit with water. I have 4 racks that he did this way. I asked him at the time why he didn,t use a junction box. Said it wasn,t needed and said he did ths before. The inspecter didn,t even complain. So now what will I do. So far everything is working ok, but I am wondering for how long. we used the regular plug in wireing with the MC 3 connectors. I am thinking there is probably 3 or 4 cinections in the water filled conduit. Even if it doesn,t short out I am thinking the water could freeze in the conduit and split it open. What will I do? Is there a way to get the water out?
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