Dowsers collaborate with Hopi Well Project in Arizona

cornfieldsmallHopiwellDowsers find a lot of things, but are most recognized as “the guys who use rods to find water”, or water dowsers.  While dowsers can save you a LOT of money in finding the most advantageous place to drill, in a bigger picture, they can help make a life or death difference for places where water is scarce.

The Water for Humanity (WFH) Fund was established in 1991 within the American Society of Dowsers to provide funding for “water resources development, purification, protection and conservation worldwide in areas of critical need.”

Their goal was to increase water resources (quality, quantity and accessibility), as well as to demonstrate the practical and humanitarian applications of dowsing.

Water For Humanity helps communities world-wide, but closer to home they assisted a community in Arizona:  The Hopi Well Project.   Ed Stillman, Master Dowser who for many years led the Foundation Dowsing Class at the West Coast Dowsers Conference, is the Committee Chairman for the project, and Judith Jubb, a longtime conference presenter is a key player in the project as well.

Here’s an update on the project from project member and dowser Judith Jubb:

2013 was a very active year for the Hopi Well Project. Our fundraising campaign in 2012 brought the funding necessary to complete Phase I at the project site in 2013. The itemized Cost Estimate Report compiled by our WHP Committee Chairman Ed Stillman for a depth of between 450 and 600 feet, was used as a goal. This site had been dowsed by Ed and others on several occasions since 2006. The complete Cost Estimate Report appears on our website at Hopi Well Project.
The early part of the year was taken up with Hopi community leaders and complying with Hopi Government requirements for licensing and permits. Also, Ed, Judith Jubb and Keith Lazaro compiled a PowerPoint Program which was presented to Hotevilla Village Council members and Hopi Tribal Water Resources Management Department as part of the Metempyrion Foundation educational program on ecology, new technologies, and sustainability.

In late 2012 Metempyrion received approval by the Hopi Cultural Preservation Agency.  Ed proceeded to send out Requests for Bid Proposals to Arizona drillers and selected K.P. Drilling & Pump as they met all of the bid requirements, including total cost.
Due to equipment failure on another job and summer weather conditions in Northern Arizona, drilling at the HWP site was postponed until mid September 2013. Ed Stillman was on site and when water was not reached by the expected depth, he made the unilateral decision to cap the well and discontinue drilling at this site.  This was due to reaching the drilling depth limit for the current funds available for drilling.

Beneath the Mancos Shale formation in this area, which the drillers encountered on our well site is a known large aquifer which could easily supply the water the Hopi People in the area so desperately need. In order to reach the water table in that sandstone layer, more funding would be required than what was originally budgeted for this project.
More labor, materials, equipment and an upgrade of the pump, all have to be taken into consideration. Most importantly, alternative technology is expensive as listed in Phase II Cost Estimate Report.

Metempyrion Board of Directors has elected to provide a 1000 gallon storage tank to the Water Clan property owners to share what they can haul in for their neighbors in the interim. Also, the money remaining in the Hopi Well Project Phase I account, will be allocated towards the repairs on the old existing windmill well in the village of Hotevilla.

A heartfelt thank you to ASD-WFH and dowsers everywhere who generously contributed to Hopi Well Project Phase I. All monies specified for drilling have been used for that purpose. In order to continue drilling operations, more funding is needed.

Time is required to raise more funding through grants and gifts for this very important project. Our 2014 fundraising campaign is already in motion to accomplish this objective. Contact: or 928.634.7619. Judith Jubb.

Ozark Research Institute: 22 Years Young and Growing

Ozark Research Institute

Ozark Research Institute


Many dowsers have trained or taught at Ozark Research Institute, and many ulumni from the ORI go on to join local Dowser groups or chapters (if they are not already connected).

Harold and Gladys McCoy, both Master Dowsers (Harold McCoy has since passed on and become a Sky Dowser) created The Ozark Research Institute in 1992.

Here´s more information on the Ozark Research Institute.

You can experience the power of healing energy at the ORI’s Dowsing and Healing Energies Convention, April 18- 21, 2014.

The Ozark Research Institute (ORI) located in Fayetteville, Arkansas was founded by Harold and Gladys McCoy in 1992 to bring dowsing into the areas of healing, spirituality, power of mind and the oneness with all that is. ORI’s focus is to assist others in moving forward on their healing path physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Each person who contacts them can be empowered, with the knowingness that they have the ability to heal themselves and others. Everyone can make a positive difference for the world with unconditional love, a love so pure that it asks nothing of you, yet is there for you to use for yourself and others.

There is a healing meditation held every Tuesday evening with about 30 – 40 in attendance. Healing energy is sent out with dedication to helping others and Miracles Do Happen!

ORI members receive the energy of continued good health, healing and financial blessing for themselves and their families each week.

Each April, ORI holds the Dowsing and Healing Convention and each September, the Power of Thought School.  Both schools feature skilled teachers who share techniques that they have been successful in using to help themselves and others.

Miracles Happen!

• We worked with a woman who had been in a severe car accident, trapped in the car for 5 hours. She had several broken ribs, a broken shoulder and collar bone.  Physical, mental and emotional healing was requested.  One week later she was walking with a walker and her shoulder was healed! Remarkable recovery; the hospital staff are amazed.

• We received a healing request for a baby in utero with an intestine developing outside the body.   When the baby was born the intestine wasn’t as bad as expected, the doctor just had to perform a little tuck to fix it.

• A gentleman had lost his job and had been unemployed for 2 years. His friend called for us to include him in our healing loving prayers.   Two weeks later he had a new job and a new home.

Miracles happen when you work with your power of energy, thought and love. Spirit does the rest.

Ozark Research Institute’s mission is “to serve humanity through healing, spiritual awakening, holistic research and education.”

For More information:

Call 479-582-9197



Working with a Master Dowser

Master Dowser Rob Thompson

Master Dowser Rob Thompson

If you´d like to improve your dowsing skills and gain more confidence, try spending some time with a Master Dowser in your area.  That´s how many dowsers learned:  shadowing another dowser, then practice, practice, practice.   Northern California dowser Dick Tippett spent a day with Master Dowser Rob Thompson recently and shared his experiences.

“Last week I had the opportunity to work with Rob Thompson, a water dowser with more than 900 wells to his credit (
We went to find water for a winery in the “hill country” of Sonoma, California.  This is an area that Rob is intimately familiar with; he’s dowsed there for nearly forty years. It was an absolutely beautiful Spring day; sunny, almost no clouds, warm yet windy for a winter’s day, even here. The estate manager and her head of operations/maintenance came with us.
Rob led the way to the top of the site.  From there he quickly surveyed the entire property for likely wellsites, asking his L-rods to cross when pointed at a likely one. He found two.   Off we went to the nearest site, about a hundred yards out and far away from the location of the other wells serving the property. The site was a water dome, and he quickly located the best place to drill into it.
Rob is a natural schmoozer, and soon had his rods in the manager’s hands while he taught her what it felt like to find water. She was reluctant at first, yet thrilled to be doing it. We staked the location and moved to the next likely site, about a third of a mile away.  When we got there, Rob’s rods showed that there were actually three possible well locations nearby. One he determined to be outside the boundaries of the property, so that reading was ignored. The other two were nearer the winery and turned out to be about a hundred twenty yards apart. Both of them also turned out to be water domes. We staked them both as well. One is easily accessible for drilling, the other not so easily reached, but still “doable.”

Rob’s excitement at finding these veins of water was wonderful to be a part of.   He repeatedly said that he could “feel the water” and, at the third site, actually walked to the point where he wanted to site the well and told me to stake it, then used his L-rods to confirm that he had picked the best spot.  The operations manager had a Google satellite map of the property with notes in the margin; the notes indicated that the winery was hoping for a well that would produce 30-45 gallons per minute at a depth of 350-500 feet.   The first site Rob located dowsed that it would produce more than 50 GPM at about 400 feet. The second and third sites that he dowsed had two veins of water, one above the other. He dowsed that each well would produce more than 300 GPM, also at less than 500 feet. Needless to say, his client was pleased.

I learned a tremendous amount about working with L-rods to target wellsites from a distance. I got to refresh my memory of what it feels like to find the edges and the center of a vein of water.   I saw for the first time what a water dome really looks and feels like, and that it really does have an energy different from the surrounding land. And, I was able to dowse within a reasonable amount of the flow rates and drilling depth that Rob himself dowsed.
If you have an experienced water dowser in your area, by all means seek him or her out and see if you can arrange to spend a day or a lot more learning at their side. The experience will strengthen and reaffirm your skills and will do wonders for your confidence.”
Dick Tippett
Member, ASD Golden Gate Chapter