This 9000 sq ft indoor experimental area is furnished with tanks of various capacities receiving continuous flow-through, degassed, UV sterilized, non-chlorinated well-water up to 600 gpm. Natural river water sourced from the Willamette River is also available to a limited degree.
Experiments including those with pathogens are conducted in this area. Each tank as options of up to 4 digitally programmable temperatures between 5 and 30 °C (constant or cyclic).
The flexible design allows tank configurations, flow rates, temperature regimes, etc. to be tailored to meet specific needs.