Water and moisture control

So like many people, we put our home theater in our basement. And we completely finished the space, including putting in a wood floor. We did everything we could to make it not look like a basement. So getting water in the basement would now be a disaster. So here's what we did to make it as unlikely as possible that our basement would get any water, let alone a flood. Since we were lowering the floor, the slab was removed which allowed us to do a number of things which would not have otherwise been possible.