My sump pump cycles every 2 minutes
The water is flowing from one of the drainage tiles so it is not a matter of adjusting the pump itself
The water discharges into a pipe underground which leads to a collection basin buried undergroud and about 10 feet away from the house
house is 5 feet away from each neighbor. One neighbor is higher and one is lower and the water is flowing from the drainage tile on the side of the higher neighbor
There are no leaks in the house.
Yesterday we had some people dig around the collection basin and after the dig and removal of some mud in the basin. Immediately after this, the water slowed to a trickle and the pump was running every 15 minutes. After filling the hole back up the pump is now runnning again every couple of minutes. This leads me to beleive that the water from the basin is somehow getting back in around the house or there is some clog in the basin because water keeps getting pumped in but has no where to go except back into the drainage tiles around our house..
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