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Digging out of the subsided hole we're in: Restore the San Joaquin River and its floodplains to recharge groundwater basins and stop subsidence.

Over the past month, there has been a flurry of articles about the land subsidence crisis unfolding in the San Joaquin Valley.

The Science of River Restoration - The Mysteries of the San Joaquin River Are Unfolding

Not unlike an Indiana Jones movie where the mysteries of a lost Incan temple capture our attention, the San Joaquin River - lost for 60 years - has its own fascinating mysteries to reveal.