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Caption: This image shows, from left to right: Kelly Pettersen, a civil engineering undergraduate research assistant; William Rhoads, a civil engineering doctoral student who will focus his dissertation on the Sloan project; and Caitlin Proctor, a civil engineering masterís student who will focus her thesis on the Sloan project. They are pictured with a pipe rig and water heaters to be used in the study on the effect of temperature, flow, and pipe configuration on the plumbing microbiome.
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