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Emptying a trench

Discussion in 'Building' started by onionsa, 11 Nov 2018.

  1. onionsa

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    With the huge amount of rain we’ve had over the last couple of days there’s a few inches of water in the bottom of my trench. I’ve got the bricky round tomorrow morning to continue the work but wonder how I can clear the trench for him.

    Any advice is greatly appreciated!
    Thanks.
     
  2. JohnD

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  4. Tigercubrider

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    Dig a small but deeper sump for the water to drain into
     
  5. onionsa

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    Ok thanks guys. I’ll check if he has one before I go buying one.
     
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    I've dug a hole as Tigercubrider said in the past and used a bucket to empty the trench.
     
  7. bobasd

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    brickies dont work in the rain.
    but we dont no if the concrete has been poured?
    nine out of ten its asimple matter, as above, to just bale out the water.
    no hooverin needed
     
  8. lostinthelight

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    Would brickie be coming to continue work if the concrete hadn't been poured!!
     
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  9. bobasd

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    brickie might be responsible for the pour - we dont now
     
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    must be a secret
     
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