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    Apr 8, 2019, 11:48 AM
    What can I install to prevent water from coming up basement drains
    When we get a heavy rain the city system can't take away all the water and then the water flows into our basement through the drains. I heard you could put something in the drains that stops it. Also, I know that you can put a backflow preventer in the main pipe. That is costly. Any ideas?
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    Apr 8, 2019, 02:18 PM
    This might help.
    https://www.plumbingsupply.com/floodguard.html

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