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I am no expert -but this is surely something you need to contact your water company or local council for advice in the first instance?
I am guessing you have ruled out a burst pipe?
Where is it going to go if you cap it-it will just reappear somewhere else-and am not sure of the legal position and you may be liable for damage.
You need to talk to an authority of some sort to see where you stand
It may be that with the huge amount of rainfall we've had this year, the water table has risen, and in normal years it wouldn't have been so much of a problem - however it does need to be seen by an expert.