Originally Posted by rtruark
You are correct which over flowed the sump and got the carpet wet. I was completely baffled at why the floor wasnt wet but the sump was flooded. Thanks. Why is there even a sump and not through hull like all sinks?
The sump is below the water line so a gravity drain will not work. The sump should have a pump and float in it and the switch is in the head area. When the sump fills high enough the float switch turns on the pump to empty the sump to a thru hull that is above the water line.