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Old 06-21-2012, 07:51 PM   #16
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Sump pump pit never opened to ground water


Even if you have perimiter drains--that crack will still seep water--it is above the drain.

Most cracks like that can be successfully fixed with epoxy injection---(around $300 for a single crack--less if you have others.

Curing the leak from the outside is the best--but major money and destruction of the landscaping--

Try the epoxy injection---

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Old 06-23-2012, 11:58 AM   #17
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What happen when you run water in that bathroom?

That looks like a sewage line (PVC) as opposed to the typical footing drain (Black corrugated pipe)
White PVC, with 3/8" to 1/2" holes about 6 inches apart the whole length, is perfectly usable for perimeter drains.

A sewage line should never come into and dump into an indoor chamber that is not hermetically sealed (except for inlet and outlet pipes).

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