Hard Work…no water in the basement?

Samantha started excavating by the front porch while I was in Minneapolis. We were hoping to find the cause of the basement flooding we get whenever it rains.
We were expecting to dig an 8 foot long by 6 foot deep trench to find the problem.
When I hit the 2.5 foot mark this morning, I hit a really big rock. When I pried it up, this is what I found.

It looks like an animal burrow. It’s not. It’s 85 years of erosion that created a tunnel throgh the foundation and into the weak spot in the basement where the water streams out.
Hole patched with mortar and stones and hydraulic cement to patch the inside.
Fingers crossed.

2 Replies to “Hard Work…no water in the basement?”

  1. Digge5tAnd it’s ironic too Coz what we tend to do Is act on what they say And then it is that way

  2. Digge5tAnd it’s ironic too Coz what we tend to do Is act on what they say And then it is that way

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