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Stray Voltage Rules

Stray electrical current and voltage remediation Statutes (SDCL 49-47) and
Rules (ARSD 20:10:39)

Stray Voltage Testing
Testing sequence. The cow contact test and the 48 hour test shall be performed in all investigations, subject to the provisions of § 20:10:39:21. The cow contact test shall be performed first. The primary profile test, the secondary neutral voltage drop test, the load box test, and the signature test may be performed in any order and may be performed without first determining if the tests are required under § 20:10:39:19. The primary profile test, the secondary neutral voltage drop test, the load box test, and the signature test may be performed before the start of recording for the 48 hour test or while the 48 hour test is in progress. The 48 hour test may be interrupted to conduct the secondary neutral voltage drop test, the load box test, and the signature test, or to review and analyze the data recorded.

Stray Voltage Test Forms

Stray Voltage Rulemaking Dockets

  • RM15-001 - In the Matter of the Consideration of Rules Regarding Stray Electrical Current and Voltage Remediation
  • RM16-001 - In the Matter of the Adoption of Rules Regarding Stray Electrical Current and Voltage Remediation