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Inspection drain leak

Discussion in 'Building' started by mileso101, 22 Apr 2020.

  1. mileso101

    mileso101

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    I have an inspection drain with 5 lanes one lane is caped off but is leaking water due to rising water table ...
    If i dig down behind the capping is there anything i can use to stop water permanently getting by the cap ....like rapid set concrete behind this cap (its never going to be used)
    im unsure of concrete as i dont know how it will set around plastic eg temperature differences of the materials i dont want to have to dig it up at a later date
    or some kind of setting polymer

    thanks
     
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    Show us a photo of the thing you mean please
     
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    Have you thought of trying a drainage plug system there are a number of mechanical and solvent weld ones that could help.
     
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    So you have water trying to get into the drain, normally I find water trying to escape the drain with roots trying to get in.

    As said, post some pictures.

    Andy
     
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    Unless you're on a septic tank, I am not sure why this would be a issue. If I am right in think you have a preformed plastic chamber base, then the unused inlets should be sealed off with the appropriate blanking plugs, which if fitted correctly, will seal the unused inlets.
     
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