Wellington Police Notes: Monday, May 23, 2016

first_imgWellington Police notes: Monday, May 23, 2016:•7:51 a.m. Anthony M. Moody III, 21, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•8:17 a.m. Austin L. Treft, 22, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•8:24 a.m. Natacha L. Tidwell, 38, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•8:54 a.m. Steven K. Yearout, 54, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•9:24 a.m. Troy E. Nading, 42, Independence, was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation and illegal registration.•9:40 a.m. Dennis W. Metzen, 73, Mayfield, was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation..•9:50 a.m. Rhonda L. McLevain, 44, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•9:53 a.m. Curtis R. Moody, 36, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.    VELAZQUEZ•10:50 a.m. Non-Injury, hit and run accident in the 1200 block N. B, Wellington involving an unknown driver and a vehicle parked and unoccupied owned by Julie A. Stone, Wellington.•2:36 p.m. Linda M. Rollings, 60, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for driver’s license violation and illegal registration.•3:37 p.m. Officers took a miscellanous Report in the 400 block S. H, Wellington.•5:14 p.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 1600 block W. 8th, Wellington.•5:52 p.m. Joshua D. Fairbanks, 36, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seatbelt violation.•5:58 p.m. Officers investigated possession of substance by a known suspect in the 700 block E. 16th, Wellington.•5:58 p.m. Officers investigated a probation violation by a known suspect in the 700 block E. 16th, Wellington.•6:31 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of gasoline in the 1000 block W. 8th, Wellington by unknown suspect.•7:10 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 500 block E. Lincoln, Wellington.•7:33 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 400 block N. Terrace, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Cindy J. Zoglmann, 61, Wellington and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by Roy K. Branam, Wellington.•9:05 p.m. Elizabeth J. Hamilton, 29, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for defective headlight.last_img read more

To seal off dangerous lead pipes just add electricity

first_img Email By Robert F. ServiceApr. 3, 2019 , 2:45 PM To seal off dangerous lead pipes, just add electricity So far, the potential fix has only been tested in the lab. Later this year, the researchers plan to field test it at a school in Oakland, California, where normal scale buildup isn’t happening in the building’s lead pipes. If the new method works, it could offer cities around the world—including Flint—a fast and cheap way to seal lead in their aging pipes without having to dig them out of the ground. Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! 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The impact of such leaching was on full display in 2015 in Flint, Michigan, when officials changed the source of city water to save money. The new water increased corrosion in the city’s lead pipes, releasing lead into the drinking water and exposing tens of thousands of children.To prevent lead from leaching, many cities add negatively charged compounds called phosphates to their water source. When the phosphates encounter positively charged lead ions in the water, the two react to create lead phosphate, an insoluble minerallike crust that builds up on the inside of the pipe, sealing it and preventing additional lead ions from leaching into the water. But depositing that crust, a process known as scaling, can take years.Now, researchers in California have found a way to speed this process 500-fold, by simply threading a wire down the inside of the pipe and temporarily switching on an electric current. The current actually causes more lead ions to leach into the water, but those ions then react with the phosphates to build up the mineral barrier. Once locked in place, the mineral scaling causes lead levels leaching into the pipe to drop by 99%, the researchers report today here at the semiannual meeting of the American Chemical Society. The process can create a scale in just hours, rather than months or years. Click to view the privacy policy. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*)last_img read more