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    DIY Member Geo422's Avatar
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    Default Sealing around septic pipe

    Hi my septic pipe runs through my concrete basement wall and sealed with Hydraulic Cement . Now the ground water is seeping in with a heavy rain it a good leak. Is there a better way to seal this up around the pipe? Wanted to asked before I started digging.I have a septic system. Thanks george
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    In the Trades Gary Swart's Avatar
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    I think hydraulic cement is the best material for the job. Since it is leaking, I would have to suspect a poor job was done in applying the cement and therefore it should be redone.

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