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EDSR | Working in Proximity to Electrical Distribution Lines

Section 10 of the Regulation defines the requirements for placing objects in proximity to overhead and underground distribution lines. Two guidelines, Proximity to Distribution Lines and Guideline for Excavation in the Vicinity of Utility Lines dealing with distribution line excavation have been produced.

The Guideline for Excavating in the Vicinity of Utility Lines is available in electronic format only - you can view, download and print it by opening the link below. Please note that ESA no longer has pocket sized copies of the Excavating Guideline for order.

Guideline for Excavation in the Vicinity of Utility LinesWorking Group Members - Excavation and Proximity to DistributionGuideline for Proximity to Distribution Lines