In my basement I have what seems to be a plastic pipe running underneath the basement floor slab. The water drains into my pit here the house sewer traps are in front of the house. I have a sump pump in the rear of the house in the opposite corner because where I live is a high water table. My question is this
1) Where can this water be coming from that is entering the plastic pipe?
I have cut the downspout in the reaar of the house which used to, everyone tells me, ran into a drywell (nothing on the plans). I cut the downspout,put an elbow on it and into a splashblack and run the rain water away from the foundation. All gutters are new. (There is a backpitch in concrete, meaning one side of the house it is sloped towards the foundation. I will rectify that in the spring, too cold here in the northeast to dig and pour) What can I do to remedy this and is it something I can do myself?
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