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Old 04-27-2011, 10:07 AM   #1
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sewage ejector tank replacement


I have a sewage ejector tank in the basement with a line coming from a bathroom. After needing to replace the float switch, I noticed the sides of the tank appeared to be bulging in. Also, during rain, the pump activates without any activity from the bathroom. I assume there is ground water leaking into the tank. Should the tank be replaced and are there any other alternatives?

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Old 04-27-2011, 10:33 AM   #2
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Post a picture if you can-----sealing the pipes to the tub might be all you need to do---

However if the tub is a thin one and it's collapsing--replacement with a tougher tub might be the only sane option.--Mike---

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Old 04-27-2011, 10:38 AM   #3
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Thanks Oh Mike, The walls do look thin. Just wondering how big of an undertaking the replacement would be?
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