How to Save a Drowning Tree
Drowning, or the inhalation of liquid, is a terrible thing. But it's not as though a lifeform really needs the ability to inhale in order to drown. Trees need water in order to live, but if there's too much water, your trees can, in a manner of speaking, drown. This is not generally as straightforward as an overly enthusiastic gardener watering their trees too much either (although this behaviour can certainly play a role in a tree's drowning).