What you need to know about Waterlogging Its that time of the year again. The rains are pouring and the water seems to be going nowhere. Indeed the land is all soaked up and water is just rising up! People are forced to abandon their homes, while in the farms, crops are sinking under the water and some are dying out. Recognizing the symptoms of a problem is one thing. But understanding the problem and why it occurs is the first step towards knowing how to solve it.