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pumping out basement window wells

Thanks for the confirmation that placing a pump in the window well can prevent basement flooding. However, if the system worked why did you go at high expense and replace it with interior perimeter...
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pumping out basement window wells

The pump would be a standard automatic portable sump pump - not installed. As the water builds up in the window well, an automatic sump pump connected to a hose is lowered into the well. As the water...
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pumping out basement window wells

A picture of my window wells is right below on this page (with a plastic cover).
One of my wells is covered by construction and the other is covered in black-top.
Also, my town prohibits new sump...
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pumping out basement window wells

These are standard ground level cellar casement windows with the standard
below ground half-round metal retainer - we've all seen them.
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pumping out basement window wells

To support ground water vs surface run-off, a second widow well at the top of a slope away from the house also floods and it had been black-topped over so no chance of surface or roof run-off. Again,...
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Pumping out basement window wells

Tough question
Situation: During rare heavy rains, ground water fills basement window wells and pours into basement.
Dropping sump pump into a sump bucket set in well stops problem.
However, one...
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