John Baker discovered the ability to dowse in 1993, quite by chance and embarked on a great new adventure initially working with local archaeologists as I needed proof that that what I was 'picking up', did in fact exist and was not the result of feverish imagination. It wasn't!!
Several of Britain’s biggest water companies have said their engineers still use dowsing rods to divine the location of water pipes and leaks after being challenged by a science blogger. The practice of dowsing, which dates from medieval times, involves using two L-shaped rods to find hidden water. It has been derided as superstition by many for centuries and has not been found to be unreliable by scientists.