Basement Flooding

  1. Heavy Rainfall

    When a heavy rainfall causes the quantity of storm water to exceed the capacity of the Village's sewer system, pressure builds up in the system and water can back up into unprotected basements. Learn what to do in the event of heavy rainfall causing basement flooding.

  2. Low Foundation

    When excessive ground water is allowed to accumulate around the foundation of the house, water may seep into the basement through the basement floor and walls. There are three common problems which may cause water to build up around the foundation.

  3. Tree Roots

    That lovely old tree in your front or backyard may be the cause of your basement flooding. Find solutions for when tree roots cause your basement to flood.