this a lovely piece by YANKI TAUBER
"To dig a well you need faith. Faith that beneath the sand and rock, beneath the slime and grime and dust and dirt awaits that fresh and bubbling water, waiting for you to cut a path to it. Faith that if you pick a spot and stick with it, set aside your pretensions and simply commit to doing what needs doing, you will eventually hit a vein of fluid life."
in reality all you need to dig a well is the CHARLES BOYER FLAT-PACK WELL