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Old 07-19-2015, 09:06 AM
 
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I just found out this about the property I want to buy has 3'*3' electric easement
Outside our fence And 10' drainage easement inside our fence. Does Electric easement
Release a lot EMF, and has negative impact to health?

Can someone help me out ASAP? I am in my option time.

Thanks,
Vivian
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Old 07-19-2015, 10:13 AM
 
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I just found out this about the property I want to buy has 3'*3' electric easement
Outside our fence And 10' drainage easement inside our fence. Does Electric easement
Release a lot EMF, and has negative impact to health?

Can someone help me out ASAP? I am in my option time.

Thanks,
Vivian


Hey Vivian,

There are couple of electrical engineers on the board from time to time hopefully one of them sees this and chimes in with better information.


The short answer is if your closest sleeping quarters is more than 10 or 12 feet away from the easement EMF from a neighborhood electrical service isn't even a slight consideration.


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Is the house in the suburbs? Is the 3' easement in the back along an alley behind the fence?

Regardless of where it is there are two pieces of good news.

1. There is virtually no chance it's even a medium voltage line (medium voltage = 1,000 - 100,000 volts) - you can call Oncor tomorrow and they can likely tell you specs of the line.

It's virtually guaranteed to be low voltage (less than 1,000volts) and probably a lot less.

2. Thankfully the inverse-square law applies (not perfectly because the line is not a point source, but close enough).

At the source you'll have whatever the EMF value is or 100%. At 4 meters 6.25% or very close - 8 meters 1.56% or very close and so on.


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Some people worry about being close to high voltage lines 100,000 volts and up and especially over 500,000 volts. Frankly there is no hard evidence that even EMF from high voltage lines causes problems for humans normal living distances away.
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Old 07-19-2015, 01:09 PM
 
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The one at outside the fence of the property I wan to buy is the like the middle one: dark green, rectangle shape box in the picture of the following link:

https://www.google.com/search?q=elec...S9RE7ZpNZlM%3A

Is it for power of electricity or for the phone line? What functionality it has? Does it generate a lot of EMF?

Thanks,
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Old 07-19-2015, 01:34 PM
 
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The two in the foreground of that picture are not electric.
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Old 07-20-2015, 05:04 PM
 
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I would be concerned to contract eye cancer.

I would not worry about electromagnetic waves from utility boxes because they are way below ionizing energy.
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:06 AM
 
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I would be concerned to contract eye cancer.

I would not worry about electromagnetic waves from utility boxes because they are way below ionizing energy.

Eye cancer? Hopefully that was satire.

The second part is right........clearly no one is subject to ionizing radiation (radioactive particles, X-rays, gamma rays) from power lines.
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