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Tech: British water firms are using a discredited medieval pseudoscience technique to look for pipes

There’s no reputable scientific evidence that ‘water dowsing’ works, but 10 out of 12 big UK water companies are using it anyway.
10 out of 12 big British water firms have admitted to still using “divining rods” to look for water.
It’s a medieval pseudoscience, with no reputable evidence that it works.
When the parents of Sally Le Page, a British evolutionary biologist, tried to get help from their local water company with installing a new pipe, they were greeted with a bizarre sight.
“My parents couldn’t believe their eyes,” Le Page wrote in a blog post, “when they saw the man from [the company] Severn Trent slowly walking around holding two ‘bent tent pegs’ to locate the pipe.

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