I read the other posts on leaky basements...mine is a little different. I'll try and make it short. First year we lived here (house is 1930). No leaks along basement wall. Then my husband tore out the decorative stones along a 3 foot area next to the house as well as a little area in front of that. (first floor level) Leaks/streams began coming in basement. He dug out the two window wells...added gravel etc. re-stoned the area he took out and cemented.
The area in front of the re-stoned part nearest the house is about 3ftX3ft. Put down grass seed and all grew well. Still leaks, but all along the house now.
We have proper gutters, drainage, grading etc. Any additional thoughts would really help.