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There is water in my basement and the outdoor sump pump failed. What am I doing wrong?

My house has water problems with the basement. Here's what the entrance to my basement looks like. When I get a really heavy rain storm, water manages to rise up and start seeping in under the door. ...
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What is the purpose of a sump pump?

If you have a sump pump in your house/basement, does it mean you have (or potentially could have) a flooding problem?