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The Fine Points of Dowsing

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Using a forked or y-shaped stick, dowsers walk a patch of earth and wait for the stick to bend. A bending stick indicates the presence of an underground water reserve. Dowsing is very popular in the United States, and there is an American Society of Dowsers, comprised of nearly 25,000 members. Although there is no scientific proof regarding dowsing, many people use it as a primary way to locate underground water.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 50 Issue 12, May 1983, p14-15, por