Wanted: Experienced Dowser . . .
The Lowe Down
Years ago it was common to hear of dowsers who would implement a forked branch from a tree like peach, cherry or hickory or sometimes two L-shaped sticks, called a divining rod, to find water sources. We’ve just about reached the point where our city needs a dowser to try to find some quality water. I say this in jest, sort of . . .
Have you ever noticed that when astronomers are looking at planets, they always look for signs of water; because water is a sign of life. It’s that vital to all living beings.
For all the importance that water has to life itself, it sure has caused it’s share of problems in Corning. We’ve experienced everything from flooding to water we can’t drink to water bills that arrive late or bills that are higher some months.
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