flood waters

flood waters
Waters above the highest line of the ordinary flow of the stream. Texas Co. v Burkett, 117 Tex 16, 296 SW 273, 54 ALR 1397. Forming a continuous body with the water flowing in the ordinary channel, or, if temporarily overflowing presently to return to such channel, to be regarded as still a part of the stream. 56 Am J1st Wat § 92; Anno: 20 ALR2d 656.

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