Basement Water Killing Sump Pumps

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Cappy
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Q:

I have a rental home that has a small basement.  I keep sump pumps running, but they burn out quickly due to sludge coming in from somewhere.

I can't afford to dig up the yard.  What do you suggest I should do to keep the water out with a sump pump?

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