sump pump pit size

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Rameffert
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sump pump pit size

Post by Rameffert » Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:55 pm

My basement floods . The sump pit is square and old 1945. If I put in a bigger pit will that reduce the water level faster? The water is coming up through where new support columns were installed. Suggestions

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Re: sump pump pit size

Post by A. Spruce » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:06 pm

A larger pit only gives more space for water to collect, if you need to increase your ejection rate to keep up with an increased amount of water, that would indicate the need for a larger pump and plumbing to handle a larger volume of water.
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Re: sump pump pit size

Post by Radon1 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:46 pm

A sump pump is your best defense if you have a basement or area that gets water after heavy rains. These pumps are placed in a hole under your foundation and are designed to move large amounts of water directly from your basement into an area where it won’t cause harm or seep into your storm water system.

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Re: sump pump pit size

Post by Shannon » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:30 am

I agree a pump with a quicker pumping rate will be what you want.
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