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Hello everyone,

Is there a way to determine the frost line depth? We're in Bourganeuf. I've contacted the Marie and local estate agents but not hopeful of a reply.

Need to bury some pipes in the garden which carry thermal water supply from solar panels. Tubing is insulated but needs to be below frost line.

If the frost line isn't known, how deep should I bury it to be sure? 1 metre? 2 metres?

Any guidance would be wonderful.

thanks / simon
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I strongly counsel adding a good safety margin.

 

Our commune water supply is built to the norms but this did not stop the supply to our house and to several other properties around the commune from freezing for a period of 19 days 2 winters ago.

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It was a quick measure 9 years back my water supply was 5 foot in the air in metal pipes when I arrived most frosty mornings I had to take a blow lamp to a 20 foot length to have flowing water. I replaced the length with plastic only a few inches deep The idea was to bury them deeper when the ground thawed I never got around to it and not once has the supply failed
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