The Well represents the Well of Drimir. Odin asked to drink from it because it would give him wisdom. Drimir refused to let Odin drink unless Odin sacrificed one of his eyes. Odin agreed and was able to drink from the well
Long and narrow, drilled wells are the only option for getting water out of bedrock. Learn more about well construction and regulations in your area from your local health department. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.