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Current in Neurtal wire

Hello I have Current that is flowing throught the neutral wire. This is not just in my house but the whole Colony we reside. We were been informed that that this can spoil our electrial equipments such as aclcd etc.. The electrical dep is unable to locate where the problem is . They state that the transformer is fine and have no clue why this is happening. I have a 9KV 3 Phase meter. Please advise if this can cause any hazardours to my electrial equipments or how can this be fixed

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First, what country are you residing in? There are questions regarding what type of system you have to whether the current readings are true RMS. Assuming this is a WYE connected system, the current flowing through a neutral wire are not hazardous. The system can be slightly unbalanced, meaning one or two phase legs is carrying more or less load than the first phase leg. Ideally we would like a minimum amount carried on the neutral but being in the real world, it is only theory.

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