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Freshwater Habitats

The new $1 million UM "Flume Room," the largest facility of its kind in North America. Its 150 miniature streams are used to study how environmental change impacts freshwater habitats like rivers and streams. Photo: Austin Thomason, UM Photo Services

New UM ‘Flume Room’ Contains 150 Mini-Huron Rivers

More than 3,000 gallons of Huron River water were trucked to the University of Michigan campus recently to create 150 mini-Hurons that are used to study how environmental changes affect freshwater habitats like rivers and streams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

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