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Rain Water leakage thru electrical conduit in RCC roof

Fri Jun 28, 2013Total posts : 3
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal
Join date: Aug 2012
Topic: Rain Water leakage thru electrical conduit in RCC roof

dear sir, madem
there is a leakage in electrical conduit (pipe for wiring) in RCC roof. water drops come into fan and light fixtures. sometimes short circuit occurs also. what precaution to take at time of making RCC roof and conduits.
Sat Jun 29, 2013Post  #1
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
Please guide me.

 
Sun Jun 30, 2013Post  #2
Rudra Nevatia
Rudra Nevatia

Join date: May 2013
Purvi:

One possible reason is that concrete did not flow around the conduit causing a honey-comb through which water has started leaking.

Conduit should have a minimum cover of 50 mm and its diameter should not exceed 1/3 of slab thickness.

Regards,
Rudra Nevatia


 
Sun Jun 30, 2013Post  #3
Navneet Jharia
Navneet Jharia

Join date: Dec 2010
Post subject: Rain Water leakage thru electrical conduit in RC...

For The Leakage  through Electrical points and conduits kindly check the storage of  rain water on terrace, if slope of terrace is proper , check rain water outlets..and clean. also check the joints of  RCC slab and brick wall,where Electrical bands are provided...Please Insure Good quality of Elect.Conduit fittings J-box,fan box ,bands etc.with Good workmanship...... 
 

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