Flooding to Cellars
(where not from sewers, drains, water mains or blocked
Water can enter your basement in one of three ways.
- Through cracks in the cellar wall
- Through the joint between the cellar wall and the
- Through the cellar window well
Property owners are responsible for
dealing with groundwater water ingress into cellars. Note that
specialist advice should be sought before preventing water ingress
by sealing walls externally or internally. The Council may be able
to help investigate the source of the water, provided
that your water company has already investigated and
ruled out the possibility of leakage from sewers and water
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