Waste water cannot exit when valve is closed giving a risk of sewage from inside overflowing in basement. Sewer line (Naturally) is below grade and not readily accessible. There is a drain with P trap subject to collecting rain water. It may be a source for detecting sewer backup upon an overflow. What would be the best detector to fit?
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