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(justice) Daughter of Zeus and Themis, one of the Horae. Goddess of Divine Justice, She purified disputes and arbitrated controversies by application of Divine Will....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(order) One of the Titans, child of Uranus and Gaea (Heaven and Earth). By Zeus, she is the mother of Dike, Irene, and others. She is the Goddess of wise counsel, and She governs law, ceremony, and the translation of Divine Will. She was oracular, and a...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
The Horae
Originally a trio Goddesses, the gatewardens of Olympus, they later evolved into representations of the seasons, and finally as spirits of the twelve hours: Dike, Eunome, Irene....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Goddess of balanced agreement and justice. Sometimes equated with the Hellenic Dike....
Deities & Heros >> Roman

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Building Dikes to Prevent Minor Surface Flooding
Building Dikes to Prevent Minor Surface Flooding. Section 9.8.
Sandbagging Techniques
construct ring dikes around boils on levee back slopes, levee toes or behind levees. use as weight on back slopes of saturated levees.
reptiles thrive on Dike 14. Northern Saw-whet Owl s Audubon and promoting environmental stewardship of Dike 14. Dike 14.
Climate Change Adaption Guidelines for Sea Dikes and Coastal
Earth Dikes and Drainage Swales EC-9

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Dikes to be ready today
Logan C. Adams / The Sun A crew works to assemble a sandbag dike Friday morning in southwest Jamestown on the James River. The dike was designed to protect homes from river flows of up to 2400 cubic feet per second.
Dike removal to help restore Nisqually delta
The last major dike removal in the river's estuary is set to be completed next week, The Olympian newspaper reported (
North Carolina Village Bets on Wall to Protect Itself From Irene
This time, though, the village is trying to defend itself with a 6.2 mile, six-foot-high earthen and plastic dike that encircles the town 150 miles (241 kilometers) east of Raleigh in the northeastern lowlands.
More oil cleanup needed at TC dike
By TJ Aulds TEXAS CITY — Cleanup continues along the southern shores of the Texas City Dike after a weekend oil spill that sent about 2500 gallons of fuel oil into the water.
Update: Township Orders Mandatory Flood Zone Evacuation
Mason said that township officials ordered the early evacuation due to the anticipated high winds and heavy rains, along with saturated ground and the dike issue.

Suggested Web Resources

Dike (geology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A dike or dyke in geology is a type of sheet intrusion referring to any geologic body that cuts discordantly across.
Dyke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dike | Define Dike at
an embankment for controlling or holding back the waters of the sea or a river: They built a temporary dike of sandbags to keep the river from flooding the town.
Urban Dictionary: dike
Half the previous contributors on this subject are stupid "dikes". 2. dike.
Dike - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
a : a bank usually of earth constructed to control or confine water : levee b : a barrier preventing passage especially of something undesirable. 3.

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