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11911
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In an effort to explore flood control, erosion, and preservation of areas subjected to storm surges and severe weather, a project was assembled that compared natural defenses, such as dunes and water run-off areas, against the implementation of artificial structures, such as retaining walls and artificial dikes. In certain examples, natural defenses proved more resistant than synthetic approaches. \r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 31 Issue 12, Nov 1963, p8-10, il
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31670
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The Tadmore Drainage Dike in Newland Township, about twenty miles west of Elizabeth City, has saved farmers in the area millions of dollars since its construction in 1956. After heavy rains the farmers partially close the floodgates permitting most of the water to run alongside the dike and flow into the Pasquotank River. Before the dike, the low-lying area would become extremely flooded and devastate crops.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, June 1974, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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34458
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A team of researchers supported by Sea Grant and N.C. State University are investigating way to prevent massive flooding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Julia. The goal is to provide preventative flooding plans for towns by evaluating roads and bridges, land-use change, and upland water storage.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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