Well, IMO, I'm not sure if a sump pump would be anything more than over-kill.
What I mean is if you only got water for the 1st time in 18 years, that's pretty good. But not to minimize the 'situation', do you know the source/cause of water in your crawlspace (or basement)?
We, on this Forum, have addressed the gutter and downspout and landscape 'issues' that contribute to about 95% of cause of water in the basement/crawl. Can you say more???
Jay J -Moderator
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