A selection of articles related to dikes.
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- (Sumerian) Patron and Lord of dikes, canals, and furrows; in effect, irrigation and sedentary farming in general. He is the eternal adversary to Dumuzi....
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Dikes is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Dikes books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Building Dikes to Prevent Minor Surface Flooding
- Building Dikes to Prevent Minor Surface Flooding. Section 9.8.
- Indirect Environmental Effects of Dikes on Estuarine Tidal Channels
- Channels: Thinking Outside of the Dike for Habitat Restoration Tidal channels far from dikes did not show comparable changes in channel surface area.
- DIKES, BERMS, AND DAMS
- Dikes, Berms, and Dams are land-based tactics, with the objective of containing Dikes, berms, and dams can cause significant impacts to the environment.
Suggested News Resources
- 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 ( http://bit.ly/nHSQGu).
- Jamestown prepares to battle late summer flood
- City Engineer Schwartskoff and his crews are building dikes in several different spots along the James River as the increased flows will soon translate into another foot on the already full James River.
- Sandbagging and Dike Construction Begin in Jamestown
- Schwartzkopf says that the sandbag dikes and clay levees will allow 6-9 inches of freeboard to handle up to a combined release of 2400 cfs, from the Jamestown Reservoir and Pipestem Dam. Construction is expected to begin on Thursday.
- British Columbia introduces improved seismic standard for dikes
- The Province of British Columbia has introduced improved seismic standards for new and existing dikes throughout the province.
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.
- Dike | Define Dike at Dictionary.com
- 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.
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