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Sluice

A sluice is a water channel controlled at its head by a gate. A mill race, flume, penstock or lade is a sluice channelling water toward a water mill; the terms sluice, sluice gate, knife gate, slide gate are used interchangeably in the water and wastewater control industry. A sluice gate is traditionally a wood or metal barrier sliding in grooves that are set in the sides of the waterway. Sluice gates control water levels and flow rates in rivers and canals, they are used in wastewater treatment plants and to recover minerals in mining operations, in watermills. "Sluice gate" refers to a movable gate allowing water to flow under it. When a sluice is lowered, water may spill over the top. A mechanism drives the sluice up or down; this may be a simple, hand-operated, chain pulled/lowered, worm drive or rack-and-pinion drive, or it may be electrically or hydraulically powered. Flap sluice gate A automatic type, controlled by the pressure head across it, it is a gate hinged at the top. When pressure is from one side, the gate is kept closed.

Vertical rising sluice gate A plate sliding in the vertical direction, which may be controlled by machinery. Radial sluice gate A structure, where a small part of a cylindrical surface serves as the gate, supported by radial constructions going through the cylinder's radius. On occasion, a counterweight is provided. Rising sector sluice gate Also a part of a cylindrical surface, which rests at the bottom of the channel and rises by rotating around its centre. Needle sluice A sluice formed by a number of thin needles held against a solid frame through water pressure as in a needle dam. Fan gate This type of gate was invented by the Dutch hydraulic engineer Jan Blanken in 1808, he was Inspector-General for Waterstaat of the Kingdom of Holland at the time.. The Fan door has the special property that it can open in the direction of high water using water pressure; this gate type was used to purposely inundate certain regions, for instance in the case of the Hollandic Water Line. Nowadays this type of gate can still be found for example in Gouda.

The design of a Fan gate is shown in the image on the left. The sluice has a separate chamber that can be filled with water and is separated on the high-water-level side of the sluice by a large door; when a tube connecting the separate chamber with the high-water-level side of the sluice is opened, the water level, with that the water pressure in this chamber, will rise to the same level as that on the high-water-level side. The surface area of the door separating the chamber from the high-water-level side of the sluice is larger than that of the door closing the sluice. Since pressures are equal this results into a net force. In the mountains of the United States, sluices transported logs from steep hillsides to downslope sawmill ponds or yarding areas. Nineteenth-century logging was traditionally a winter activity for men who spent summers working on farms. Where there were freezing nights, water might be applied to logging sluices every night so a fresh coating of slippery ice would reduce friction of logs placed in the sluice the following morning.

Sluice boxes are used in the recovery of black sands and other minerals from placer deposits during placer mining operations. They may be small-scale, as used in prospecting, or much larger, as in commercial operations, where the material is first screened using a trommel or screening plant. Typical sluices have transverse riffles over a carpet, which trap the heavy minerals and other valuable minerals; the result is a concentrate. Wood Traditionally wood was the material of choice for sluice gates. Cast iron Cast iron has been popular; this material is great at keeping the strength needed. Stainless steel In most cases, stainless steel is lighter than the older cast iron material. Fibre-reinforced plastic In modern times, newer materials such as fibre-reinforced plastic are being used to build sluices; these modern technologies have many of the attributes of the older materials, while introducing advantages such as corrosion resistance and much lighter weights. In the Somerset Levels, sluice gates are known as clyce.

Most of the inhabitants of Guyana refer to sluices as kokers. Sinhala people in Sri Lanka who had an ancient civilization based on harvested rain water, refer to sluices as Horovuwa. Floodgate Gatehouse – An structure to house a sluice gate Lock Zijlstra – A Dutch name referring to one who lives near a sluice Control lock Crittenden, H. Temple; the Maine Scenic Route. McClain Printing. Moody, Linwood W.. The Maine Two-Footers. Howell-North. Cornwall, L. Peter & Farrell, Jack W.. Ride the Sandy River. Pacific Fast Mail. Soar Valley Sluice Gates Salt/Fresh water separating Sluice Complex

Feline zoonosis

A feline zoonosis is a viral, fungal, nematode or arthropod infection that can be transmitted to humans from the domesticated cat, Felis catus. Some of these are diseases are reemerging and newly emerging infections or infestations caused by zoonotic pathogens transmitted by cats. In some instances, the cat can display symptoms of infection and sometimes the cat remains asymptomatic. There can be clinical manifestations in people who become infected; this is dependent on the immune age of the person. Those who live in close association with cats are more prone to these infections, but those that do not keep cats as pets are able to acquire these infections because of the transmission can be from cat feces and the parasites that leave their bodies. People can acquire cat-associated infections through bites, scratches or other direct contact of the skin or mucous membranes with the cat; this includes ` kissing' or letting the animal lick the nose. Mucous membranes are infected when the pathogen is in the mouth of the cat.

Pathogens can infect people when there is contact with animal saliva and other body fluids or secretions, When fecal material is unintentionally ingested, infection can occur. A feline zooinosis can be acquired by a person by inhalation of aerosols or droplets coughed up by the cat. In the United States, thirty-two percent of homes have at least one cat; some contagious infections such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis cause visible symptoms of the disease in cats. Other infections, such as cat scratch disease and toxoplasmosis, have no visible symptoms and are carried by healthy cats; some disease-carrying arthropods use cats as carrier. Fleas and ticks can carry pathogenic organisms that infect a person with Lyme disease, tick-borne encephalitis, Rocky mountain spotted fever. Statistics generated by the state of Ohio document that cat bites make up about 20 percent of all animal bites each year. Bites from cats can not only transmit serious diseases such as rabies, but bites can develop bacterial infections.

The bite of a cat appears small but it can be deep. As many as 80 percent of cat bites become infected. In 2010, over 400 cases of cowpox infection from cats to human have been described; the symptoms differ between both cats. In people, local exanthema appears on face; the infection resolves on its own but those who are immunosuppressed can progress to systemic infection that resembles smallpox. When the infection has expanded to severe symptoms, it can be lethal; the signs of cowpox infection in cats can be seen as, multiple skin sores on the paws, neck and mouth. The cat can develop a purulent discharge from the eyes. Necrotizing pneumonia has been observed. Estimates that 50% of human cases of cowpox are due to transmission from cats in the United Kingdom; the avian flu virus H7N2 has been found in cats in New York City. Though transmission to people is possible, it is thought to be rare. In Europe, cats were identified as being hosts for West Nile virus; the bacterium Pasteurella multocida and its genus can pose a risk of severe diseases in high-risk groups such as the elderly, transplant recipients, cancer patients and immunocompromised individuals.

Transmission of the infection to the human from the cat has been attributed to kissing the cat, providing care that exposes the person to the body fluids of the cat and sleeping with the cat. The bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus can pose a risk of severe diseases in high-risk groups such as the elderly, transplant recipients, cancer patients and immunocompromised individuals. Transmission of the infection to the human from the cat has been attributed to kissing the cat, providing care that exposes the person to the body fluids of the cat and sleeping with the cat. Kittens are more to transmit the bacterium than adult cats. Exposure to cats with this infection has been associated with meningitis. Capnocytophaga canimorsus sepsis has been associated with infection in cat owners. MRSA is a common type of bacteria, found on the skin of people and cats. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is the same bacterium that has become resistant to some antibiotics. Cats and other animals can carry MRSA without being sick, but MRSA can cause a variety of infections, including of the skin, respiratory tract, urinary tract of people.

MRSA can be transmitted forth between people and animals through direct contact. In people, MRSA most causes skin infections that can range from mild to severe. If left untreated, MRSA can spread to the bloodstream or lungs and cause life-threatening infections. Cats are known to transmit plague. Plague can take three forms: bubonic plague, primary septicemic plague, primary pneumonic plague. Transmission of Chagas disease is associated with sleeping with cats. Leishmaniasis is a newly emerging pathogen in Texas; the Staphylococcus intermedius bacteria, a common commensal on cats, is associated with infection in humans. Leptospirosis infection associated with cat urine has been identified as an emerging bacterial pathogen in some European countries. In infected humans, jaundice may not be a symptom. If jaundice is a symptom the infection becomes more severe and progresses. Different strains of the tuberculosis bacterium have been isolated from cats and associated with infection with the presence of the bacterium in their owners, but a definitive cause has not been established.

Neither has one strain of influenza been proven to infect pet owners, though infected cats can infect other cats. Bordetella bronchiseptica has been ide

2015 Anguillan general election

General elections were held in Anguilla on 22 April 2015. The result was a victory for the Anguilla United Front alliance, which won six of the seven elected seats in the House of Assembly; the ruling Anguilla United Movement failed to win a seat. At the time of the elections the House of Assembly had eleven members, of which seven are elected in single-member constituencies and four were appointed. Voters had to be at least 18 years old, whilst candidates had to be at least 21; the closest contest was in the Road North constituency, where the AUF candidate Evalie Bradley won by a single vote against the AUM candidate Patrick Hanley. Following the elections, Victor Banks of the Anguilla United Front was sworn in as the island's new Chief Minister

P├ęter Polt

Dr. Péter Polt is a Hungarian jurist, Chief Prosecutor of Hungary from 2000 to 2006 and since 2010, he finished his secondary studies at the Veres Pálné Grammar School in Budapest. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Eötvös Loránd University in 1980. Besides that he participated in postgraduate courses in the University of Strasbourg and the Hague Academy of International Law, he worked for the National Institute of Forensic. He became an assistant lecturer in the ELTE Department of Criminal Law in 1983, he was promoted to adjunct in 1985. He worked as a lawyer between 1985 and 1995 after completing the professional examination in 1992, he served as an advisor for the Ministry of Justice from 1990 to 1995. He received Ph. D from the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2010. Polt joined Fidesz in 1993, he did not secure a mandate. He was appointed general deputy of Katalin Gönczöl, the Ombudsman for Civil Rights in 1995; as a result he left the Fidesz party. In 2000 he was elected Chief Prosecutor by the National Assembly of Hungary, replacing Kálmán Györgyi.

During his 6-year term he has been criticized several times. His response to the interpellations were voted down in the plenary sessions, he was replaced by Tamás Kovács in 2006. After that he became Head of the Criminal Affairs Department of the General Prosecutor's Office. President Pál Schmitt nominated Polt to the position of Chief Prosecutor in 2010; the Fidesz-KDNP parliamentary majority elected him for a 9-year term under the new rules. In 2011 Polt was elected Chairman of an organisation of European Union chief prosecutors. Polt told MTI over the phone that the organisation would provide recommendations to European prosecution offices about what priorities to pursue, he said another aim of the lobby group, set up four years ago, was to debate European issues affecting prosecutors. Péter Polt was re-elected as Chief Prosecutor for another 9-year term by the Fidesz supermajority of the National Assembly on 4 November 2019, he received 134 votes, 24 MPs voted against him, there were three invalid votes.

MTI Ki Kicsoda 2006, Magyar Távirati Iroda, Budapest, 2005, p. 1380. Polt Péter adatlapja az ELTE ÁJK honlapján Polt Péter 2000-es életrajza az Origo.hu-n Életrajz a Veres Pálné Gimnázium honlapján "Az Orbán-rendszer legfontosabb pillére – Polt Péter legfőbb ügyész pályaíve". Átlátszó. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2017

Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College is a United Methodist college in Columbia, Kentucky. Degree programs are offered at bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels; the college's sports teams compete in the Mid-South Conference of the NAIA. Lindsey Wilson College held its 109th commencement ceremony in May 2019; the Class of 2019 included the confirmation of the first doctorate degrees in counselor education and supervision – the first doctoral degrees to be awarded in the history of the liberal arts college. Leon Ellison of Cincinnati and Darlene Vaughn of Woodlawn, Va. became the first two graduates of the Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision program. Lindsey Wilson College was founded in January 1903 in affiliation with the southern division of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Named after the late nephew and stepson of Catherine Wilson of Lebanon, Ky. who died in 1902, the school was called Lindsey Wilson Training School, educating grades one through twelve in a grade school on campus.

Instruction focused on preparing young people of the area for coursework at Vanderbilt University and training students to become educators. In 1923, the college expanded its curriculum to offer a two-year liberal arts program, was given its present name of Lindsey Wilson College. In 1951, Lindsey Wilson received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the training school remained on campus until 1979. At its 1985 April meeting, the Lindsey Wilson Board of Trustees voted to transform the college into a four-year liberal arts college; the bachelor's degree was the highest degree attainable at the college until 1993 when a master of education in counseling and human development was launched. A doctorate of philosophy in counselor education and supervision began in 2014. In fall 1991, the college's main campus was named the A. P. White Campus, in honor of the college's second president, who shepherded the school through the Great Depression. Among the first buildings on campus were the current L.

R. McDonald Administration Building and Phillip's Hall. Many photographs can be found in the Katie Murrell Library on campus that depict the early years of the institution. In the 2000s, Lindsey Wilson's A. P. White Campus underwent a transformation, thanks to more than $100 million in capital projects: the Jim and Helen Lee Fugitte Science Center, funded by the biggest single gift in college history, was completed in fall 2007. Among the former administrators at LWC is the retired Methodist clergyman and former State Senator Doug Moseley. A former trustee was Robert L. Miller, the mayor of Campbellsville from 1966 to 1998; the historian Betty Jane Gorin-Smith, before her retirement from education, taught occasional courses at Lindsey Wilson College. In August 2014 Lindsey Wilson College launched several online programs with plans to add more in subsequent semesters; the campus consists of facilities. Among the more important buildings are: The Roberta D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center serves Lindsey Wilson students and staff.

In addition, the dining and conference center is utilized by citizens and groups throughout south central Kentucky. A 10,000-square-foot addition to the Holloway Building, which houses the Katie Murrell Library, was opened in August 2002, doubling the size of library space; the W. W. Slider Humanities Center opened during the 1996‑97 school year; the center houses an arts center and faculty offices, it enhanced the region's cultural and artistic offerings. The John B. Begley Chapel was designed by world‑renowned architect E. Fay Jones, an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal recipient and disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright; the $2 million chapel was the first building placed on the LWC A. P. White Campus; the Walter S. Reuling Stadium is a European-style soccer field. Dr. Shilpan M. Patel Amphitheater includes a 150-seat park area; the Jim and Helen Lee Fugitte Science Center features spacious study areas. The center is home to LWC's baccalaureate programs in biology and psychophysiology; the Sumner Center for Campus Ministries and the Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship are home to the College's vibrant campus ministry program.

The Lindsey Wilson Sports Park includes Blue Raider Stadium for football, track and field. Sparks Park for softball; the 73,232-square-foot Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center amenities include an indoor, eight-lane swimming pool. Ten residence halls provide students a living-learning environment at Lindsey Wilson College. Among those: Henry and Mary Ellen Lilly Residence Hall, Richardson Hall, Harold J. Smith Hall and Kendrick McCandless Hall, Keefe Hall. Dr. Robert and Carol Goodin Nursing and Counseling Center is a 27,100-square-foot, two-story building and is home to LWC's baccalaureate nursing program and features a state-of-the-art simulated hospital area which allows nursing students to prepare for real-life clinical experiences in a safe learning envi

Elspe (Lennestadt)

Elspe is a small town in a region names Sauerland. Elspe has a total population of 2904 people with over 21 percent of its people being 65 years or older. Elspe is part of the town Lennestadt; the name Elspe comes from various names, such as "Alisa" and "Apa", which are both words in Latin that relate to water. Elspe is surrounded by Mountains sitting at a height of 550 meters in the Elspetal. Elspe is a small town, but became known for its Karl-May-Festival, with the actor Pierre Brice The story of Elspe A 1000 years ago by Kaiser Otto the third was Elspe first mentioned in a formal document. In the region of Olpe there are many towns; the Farms of Elspe Together with other farmers, farmers banded together to make farmer groups and they made small towns. In these farmer bands, every few years a new council member was elected. Elspe's fire of 1805 A disaster happened on the ninth of June, 1805; as a young farm boy saw a rat on his floor he started shooting at it with his rifle. Him shooting at the rat ended up in him accidentally firing at the hay and setting it on fire.

The fire spread out due to a strong wind, led to the town setting on fire and a lot being destroyed. The reconstruction of Elspe After the fire, people were planning to rebuild the town; the towns leaders made a few changes, First they said they would build the houses further apart, making it harder for the flames to spread. All the houses were now positioned next to the road instead of further away from it, making it easier to escape in case of a fire and the fire not being spread as on roads. A lot of changes were made to roads and houses, such as the Heiden street lying next to the Church walls being widened, The entrance between Bertels and Strucks was widened, a new street was built under the church walls. Incorporation Elspe was admitted to the city Lennestadt on the first of July in 1969. Along with Elspe, 18 other small regions joined. Elspe Logo The logo is made up of a white plow on a blue background and a pair of blue, crossed hammers on a white background; this logo was made by Kaiser Otto the third.

The colors of the logo haveNew town square Due to the teardown of an old building and how near the Parish church was there was an opportunity for a new town square at the Gellestatt. As we can now see, the plan for the new town square showed us. In the spring of 2011, Elspe achieved that next to offices there was a walkway from the Church down to the town square; the walkway included new stairs and railings