floatage

float·age

 (flō′tĭj)
n.
Variant of flotage.

floatage

(ˈfləʊtɪdʒ)
n
a variant spelling of flotage
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Each state has a different approach to water access, providing recreational users with varying degrees of access, floatage, and portage rights.
One way states provide for public use of water is by allowing a public floatage easement over waters navigable-in-fact but not meeting the federal title navigability test.
307) The Washington Supreme Court upheld the $250 damages award against the river user, (308) holding that although the Little Spokane could float a fishing skiff, to be navigable "it must be capable of such floatage as is of practical utility and benefit to the public as a highway for trade and commerce.