Do dowsing rods really work?
In the sense that it finds underground water, water dowsing does not work. The dowsing rods do indeed move, but not in response to anything underground. They are simply responding to the random movements of the person holding the rods.
What does it mean when dowsing rods cross?
Dowsing: No better than chance
Some practitioners say that when divining rods cross, that specifically indicates water; others say that water makes the rods diverge to 180 degrees.”
How do copper dowsing rods work?
Also known as water witches, dowsers believe they can use use so-called divining rods made of copper or wood to find water deep underground. They believe that when they walk over a water source, the rods will spontaneously cross or the stick will suddenly jerk downward.
How long should dowsing rods be?