DIKE


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DIKEDansk Institut for Klinisk Epidemiologi (Denmark)
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More than once where the dikes had overflown he was compelled to change his course, but he arrived at last at the little ridge of pebbled beach bordering the sea.
A hundred fears poured one over the other into the little heart, as fast as the waves on to the Dike.
Southward, the high ridge of the sea dike, and the grim, massive circle of a martello tower reared high on its mound of grass, closed the view darkly on all that lay beyond.
I say it's common sense, as Pivart's dikes must do me an injury.
So thus the band journeyed along the causeway between the dikes, till at last they reached the great gate of Emmet Priory.
The levee, completed by the DPWH in 1975, replaced the Arnedo Dike that was built in 1940 to hold the water of the Pampanga River, which drains 30 river systems in Central Luzon to the Manila Bay.
The area behind the dike is either a dead zone during emerged conditions or a slow flow zone during submerged flow conditions.
Most are white pines, spruce and arborvitae situated on the crest and downward slope of the dike, according to an MWRA spokeswoman.
Every trip out is eye-opening, but in Kunduz, I saw something really extraordinary: the construction of an irrigation diversion dike using methods and materials that have not changed for centuries, maybe for thousands of years.
He ordered unemployed Mr Dike, aged 55, to pay the pounds 70,000 defence costs - with an interim payment of pounds 30,000.
s Copper Cliff dike that has brought in billions of dollars over the years and remains prolific still.