The Central California town that keeps sinking

The very ground upon which Corcoran was built is steadily collapsing, a situation caused primarily by agriculture.

  • Jamin Coleman says the area in front of his girlfriend’s aunt’s house on the south side of Corcoran, California is prone to flooding with water sometimes reaching the upper part of his car’s tires.

    Ryan Christopher Jones
  • Madison Thomas, 18, trains her pig, “Haus,” at the Corcoran High School farm. Forty percent of the kids in the high school are involved in an agriculture class.

    Ryan Christopher Jones