I am having a electrical/plumbing problem with our summer cabin. Last fall when I went to dissconnect some of the pipes underneath our cabin so they wouldn't freeze, I got a shock when I put both hands on a pipe. At first I could not tell that it was a shock and I thought I may have just pinched my finger with the wrench, but it happened again and it was a shock. I found a loose ground wire back by our electrical service and attached it to a rod and shoved it into the ground. This spring, when I went to hook up the pipes, I was still getting the shock. We did have to replace a section of pipe this spring that had froze and cracked and it was right near (actually touching)a electrical box and my dad said that this has been occasionally leaking for a number of years. The pipe was kinda rusty at the connection.
I have not checked yet to see if this has corrected it yet. Several people that I have spoken to cannot figure out why you would get a shock through a plumbing pipe but that it is not good. Any ideas ??
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