by Mark Koba – CNBC
Some call it dowsing, water witching or divining. Others call it flaky.
Whatever it’s called, the ancient method of discovering water underground is finding new life in drought-ridden states such as California.
“I’ve found a least eight wells for our vineyard, and hundreds of wells for farmers and homes,” said Marc Mondavi, who not only helps run the family-owned Charles Krug Winery in California’s Napa Valley, but is also a dowser for hire.