San Joaquin River Named Most Endangered Waterway

April 7, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
An environmental advocacy group has named the Sacramento and the San Joaquin rivers the country's most endangered waterways. The group "American Rivers" said if the Sacramento and San Joaquin river system collapsed, it would endanger the water supply of 25 million Californians.

It could also flood the state's capital and damage the delicate freshwater delta where the two rivers intertwine.

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