The race has two spillways, one near the dam, and the second at the flume itself, to maintain an even head of water at all times.
The water went in spillways through the dam, forming again into the old natural river below it and flowing with it to the south.
The murmur of the dam's spillways had been faintly audible, but now it was louder, presently it became a roar.
Possess—possession is nine points of the law—that's what Judge Warner said: the spillways, Bartley—shut 'em quick!
Its gates, its cuts, its spillways, its tractions—all of these had grown familiar by actual inspection.