On 5th January 2017 Ben Nicholls, Director of Nicholls Boreholes was interviewed on Channel 4’s The Restoration Man presented by George Clarke.
The episode was restoring a pumping station above an existing borehole. Ben explained to George how Nicholls had successfully drilled a 125 metre borehole at an aubergine nursery to provide irrigation. Ben also demonstrated how dowsing (a type of divination to locate ground water) was used at the nursery to establish the best place for them to drill.
Whilst experimenting the dowsing himself and seeing the dowsing sticks move, George asked Ben if it was “Jedi” and Ben teased “well maybe a little bit Jedi!” Needless to say George was very impressed!