Witching hour: Growers turn to mysterious practice, hire dowsers, to locate underground water

  • by: JASON DEAREN , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 2, 2014 - 10:05 AM

ST. HELENA, Calif. — With California in the grips of drought, farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious and some say foolhardy tool for locating underground water: dowsers, or water witches.

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