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These six pictures are of a typical Detroit Metro Sub-soil Drainage System.
Imagine the great educational value these drawings would provide in
explaining to your customer the nature of their failed system.
Here you see the Basement Floor removed.
The orange pipes that are around the Footings
collect the ground water. The orange vertical pipes  
used to receive the discharge from the down-spouts.
That practice is no longer permitted.
Here you see the Foundation Walls removed.
Here you see the Footings removed.
Here you see the Sanitary Plumbing System
Here is a close-up of the termination point of the
system. In this case it drains into the Sanitary
System. Other systems terminate into a Sump where
the water is then pumped out.