What is AQNA CURRIT ET DEBET CURRERE, UT CUR- RERE SOLEBAT?

Water runs, and ought to run, as it has used to run. 3 Bulst. 339; 3 Kent, Comm. 439. A running stream should be left to flow in its natural channel, without alteration or diversion. A fundamental maxim in the law of water-courses.

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