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Is there a minimum clearance to keep electrical wire away from copper plumbing? A picture with the item I'm concerned with is shown below.

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NM is to be routed in a fashion that it is protected from damage and properly secured. In the photo, the NM is squished by the copper, unsupported and too close to the wall surface where disappears behind the paneling.

The methods employed speak volumes about the "electrician" and "plumber".

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