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Old 02-06-2020, 11:58 PM   #1
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Hello I am new to this forum and need some help. I am in the process of buying a home and during the inspection noticed that there is water inside the sewage ejector pit. No pump installed yet, and no appliance draining into the pit.

I guess it could be underground water, how much would it cost me to replace the basin? Is it an expensive job?

Thank you
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Old 02-07-2020, 12:08 AM   #2
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Well, thats easy, how long is a piece of string?
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its probably piss from all the people that lived in the house before, custom basement bathroom...or its toxic water seeping in, you better get it checked before you move in...
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It'll be way easier if you call a real plumber if not might as well fill the pit with 7 bags of concrete and call it good.

Where do you want to save, the choice is yours.
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Hello I am new to this forum and need some help. I am in the process of buying a home and during the inspection noticed that there is water inside the sewage ejector pit. No pump installed yet, and no appliance draining into the pit.

I guess it could be underground water, how much would it cost me to replace the basin? Is it an expensive job?

Thank you



Well, in my basement I have a sump pump pit for groundwater and I piss in that all the time. Naturally if I had a pit that I knew would be for sewage I would be pissing in that instead. Clearly someone didn't want to walk all the way up stairs.












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Hello I am new to this forum and need some help. I am in the process of buying a home and during the inspection noticed that there is water inside the sewage ejector pit. No pump installed yet, and no appliance draining into the pit.

I guess it could be underground water, how much would it cost me to replace the basin? Is it an expensive job?

Thank you
Underground water worries me as I've had my house float away before from an unknown underground lake. In that case it just cost me my insurance deductible so not so bad. Yours might not be covered by insurance.

I would have a well driller drill a well to confirm water table level.
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I Thought this was a serious board for plumbing advise, for what i thought was a basic question, how much it cost to replace the basin for an ejection pump.

Luckily I was able to get an expert who came out and provided the information I needed.

Good luck to you guys
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See that's where you're wrong. This is a site FOR PROFESSIONALS ONLY. That means you, not a plumber, can take a long walk off a short pier.








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Luckily I was able to get an expert who came out and provided the information I needed.

Good luck to you guys
What? Me warning you about your chances of your house floating away wasn't serious?


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