- Dec 16, 2017
The issue isn't the pump or the amount of water in cavity it sits in. The problem is water building up in the cider block wall behind the pump. This rarely happens but an experienced eye needs to be here to monitor the situation when more than 4 inches of rain is predicted by the weather service and then only in a certain pattern... There is no simple fix.Install a high water alarm on the sump pump so you can sleep?