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There is a 2-3" hole in basement floor that has water in it with a perforated plastic cover over it. It must have backed up a bit as there is a dirty stain on the floor with a water stain. About 3' from that is a sewer drain cover that looks capped off. So should i be alarmed about the water and call a plumber or call the township if it is the sewer?
New build house that is 7 years old and never noticed this before today. Any advice would be great
 

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storm water drains are not usually connected to sanitary sewers. Not sure if your floor drain would be or not. It isn't by chance a stubout for a basement toilet?
 

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No stubout. I can look down in it and it is a plastic pvc pipe and there is some water down 4 inches or so. Just didnt know what would have caused it to backup a little. Would that be the responsibility of the township if it is the storm sewer?
 

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have u run a snake in it to see if you can get it to drain; same for the rest of the line below it? how long has it been filled?
 

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No have not run a snake yet. Had township come out and they said no blockage from street to house. It has not happened since last Thurs.
 
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