A claim in damages lies if the natural or acquired rights of a riparian proprietor are infringed1, and an injunction will generally be given to restrain the continuance of the injury2, even if no actual damage is proved3. If a prima facie case is shown, inspection of the neighbour's property may be obtained on interim application4. The infringement of rights in an artificial watercourse also gives rise to the right to damages and to an injunction
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