Water privilege

Wa´ter priv´i`lege

1.The advantage of using water as a mechanical power; also, the place where water is, or may be, so used. See under Privilege.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
These, with Concord River, are my water privileges; and night and day, year in year out, they grind such grist as I carry to them.
There are, besides, of almost illimitable capacity - water privileges, coal fields, iron mines, gold diggings, gold quartz lodes, salmon fisheries, lumbering and manufacturing enterprises.