Sealing around septic pipe

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by Geo422, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. Geo422

    Geo422 New Member

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    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
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2013
  2. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

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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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