Looking for some expert advice.
We moved into our home about 9 months ago. The basement had water problems, and the previous owners installed a pump in the basement closet where the water was entering.
The drain out is (roughly) 1" PVC pipe, but not extended from the house. We are not having problems with water re-entering (yet). But, where the PVC is dumping the water, we have a problem with erosion. Both over the top of, and through the cracks of a stone wall. Causing a buildup of mad/dirt after a hard rain.
I'd like to fix this problem this summer. What is the best course of action? Extend the line the entire length of the yard (about 25 feet) to the street? Or is it OK only go far enough to clear the wall, off the hillside?
Also, is it OK to use 1" pipe, or should I use larger? Thanks.
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