Adjacent to Chicago, Elk Grove Village is a municipality in Illinois with a population of about 34,000. Its name comes from the herd of elk that lives in a grove in Busse Woods. It is also the site of the largest industrial park in the country with over 3,600 businesses located there.
The climate in the area is characterized by harsh winters and thunderstorms are common in spring and summer, making precipitation an all-year thing. This results in many basements and foundations getting wet.