Shabbos 100 – שבת ק

According to Rav Huna we reckon the Karmelis only from the water’s surface, not from the riverbed below.  How does this align with the Gemara learned earlier that water does not negate a mechitza; how can the water here overtake the mechitza below it?

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  1. The Gezeira of Karmelis is to be similar to a Reshus Harabim. In the water, the traffic is on the surface, so that is where the Karmelis is.

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