# Day: August 4, 2013

## Example Dual Drainage SWMM 5 model

Example Dual Drainage SWMM 5 model

## How to Edit the Subcatchment Polygons in InfoSWMM with Arc Map

Subject:  How to Edit the Subcatchment Polygons in InfoSWMM with Arc Map

You can edit the polygon boundaries of the Subcatchments in Arc GIS by using the Editor command and either editing the vertices or by using the Reshape Feature Tool to adjust the boundaries or snap to the polygon Read the rest

## The Pump summary table of SWMM5.0.022 and the Percent Time off Columns

Subject:  The Pump summary table of SWMM5.0.022 and the Percent Time off Columns
The pump summary table at the end of the SWMM 5 report file has two columns for the time off the pump curve BUT the two

## Average Residence time in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM

Subject:  Average Residence time in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM

Here is one way to estimate the residence time:

1.       Plot the System Outflow and Storage in the InfoSWMM Report Manager

2.       Click on the Report Button and copy the Outflow and Storage Time Series

3.       Paste to  Excel

4.       Calculate

## An Example of the Importance of the Term DQ4 in the SWMM 5 St Venant Solution

Subject:   An Example of the Importance of the Term DQ4 in the SWMM 5 St Venant Solution

The four terms are are used in the new flow for a time step of Qnew:

Qnew = (Qold – dq2 + dq3 + dq4) / ( 1 + dq1)
when the force

## Use the SWMM 5 Scatter Graph to show the Pump Curve used during the Simulation

Subject:  Use the SWMM 5 Scatter Graph to show the Pump Curve used during the Simulation

You can use a scatter graph to show the relationship between the pump during the simulation and the Storage Depth.   If the pump is on the curve based on the pump summary table then

## How to Import the SWMM 5 Report File as a Layer in infoSWMM

Subject:  How to Import the SWMM 5 Report File as a Layer in infoSWMM

The idea of this blog of note is to show how one may extract information from the SWMM 5 or InfoSWMM RPT file and import the Excel  File as a feature in InfoSWMM.  This blog has

## How to Approximate a Timer in the RTC Rules of SWMM 5

Subject:   How to Approximate a Timer in the RTC Rules of SWMM 5

SWMM 5 does not have a explicit timer in its Real Time Control (RTCrules but you can approximate it by using a Control Curve as in the attached example model.  The Control Curve will Read the rest

## The Importance of Viewing Results at the Proper Time Scale in SWMM5 and InfoSWMM Models

Subject:   The Importance of Viewing Results at the Proper Time Scale
In SWMM 5 when you are simulating rapidly changing flow – such as pump flows – it is important to  remember that you are only seeing the results of the simulation at your selected report

## How to Make a Smaller Model out of a Large Model in InfoSWMM

Subject:   How to Make a Smaller Model out of a Large Model in InfoSWMM

InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM will export only those ACTIVE elements to SWMM 5 as defined by the Facility Manager.
You can use to feature to make smaller SWMM 5 models and then reimport the exported smaller

## How to Copy from a SWMM 5 Table to Excel

Subject:  How to Copy from a SWMM 5 Table to Excel
Step 1. Highlight the rows you want to copy to Excel
Step 2:  Use the Copy to Clipboard or Copy to File command
Step 3:  Paste in Excel or open the exported text file

## How to Make a SWMM 5 Calibration File from InfoSWMM

Subject:  How to Make a SWMM 5 Calibration File from InfoSWMM
1st Step:  Graph a Link  in InfoSWMM using the Date /Time Format
2nd Step:  Click on the Report Button and copy the 1st two columns of data
3rd Step:

## RDII or Tri Triangular Unit Hydrograph in InfoSewer

Subject:  RDII or Tri Triangular Unit Hydrograph in InfoSewer

The RDII method in InfoSewer is similar to the RDII or RTK  method in  InfoSWMM with some differences.    The RTK data for triangles 1, 2 and 3 are defined in the Unit Hydrograph but instead of individual R values, the overall Read the rest

## How InfoSWMM and H2oMAP SWMM Reads CUHP Hydrographs

Note:  The Colorado Urban Hydrograph Procedure (CHUP) 2010 version generates a SWMM 5 Inflows Files containing a time series of flow inflows for 1 to many nodes (Figure 4 and Figure 5).    The created Inflows file (Figure 2) can be imported intao InfoSWMM and H2MAP SWMM without any alteration by Read the rest

You can use the Upstream Trace tool in InfoSewer to find the upstream nodes and links from any link in InfoSewer.   Once you have the upstream traced network then assing the traced upstream nodes and

## How to Use Bing Maps in InfoSWMM as a Basemap

Note:   How to Use Bing Maps in InfoSWMM as a Basemap

A great feature of Arc GIS 10 is the ability to use background maps from Bing for your model.  A few steps are necessary to set up the coordinates, import the basemap, clip the basemap and set the new Read the rest

## How is the Maximum Link Flow Applied in SWMM 5?

Subject:  How is the Maximum Link Flow Applied in SWMM 5?
The maximum flow limit for a link applies to the kinematic wave and the dynamic wave solution.   The inflow to the link  in the kinematic wave solution is limited (Figure 1) but the calculated

## How to Make Contours in InfoSWMM and H2oMAP SWMM

Subject:  How  to Make Contours in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM
It is easy to make contours out of node input data or node output data in InfoSWMM and H2oMAP SWMM using the Contour Tool in the Contour Tab of the Attribute Browser.  You can control the resolution and

## InfoSWMM and H2OMap SWMM Facility Manager

The InfoSWMM Facility Manager offers the knowledgeable engineer complete control what elements are simulated in her or his model.  You can make active or inactivate elements based the type of Network Element, A Network Path, A Mouse Drawn Map Selection, The Domain, A selection set, a DB Query, a Query

## InfoSWMM and H2Map SWMM Selection Set and Domain Manager

Subject:   InfoSWMM and H2Map SWMM Selection Set and Domain Manager

You can use the Domain to easily make selection sets using these two steps.  You make a Domain which is the areas of the network you are interested in at the current time and then save your Domain of Interest

## How to make a shape file from a Output Relate in InfoSWMM

Note:   How to make a shape file from a Output Relate in InfoSWMM
Step 1.  Make an Output Relate for the Conduit Summary Table using the Operation Tab in Attribute Browser.
Step 2:  Using the GIS Gateway you can save q/Q and d/D to a shape file

## Sensitivity Analysis in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM

Subject:  Sensitivity Analysis in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM

It is easy to perform sensitivity analysis in InfoSWMM and H2oMAP SWMM using the Scenario Manager, Dataset manager, Block Edit in the Database Editor, Batch Simulation and theReport Manager.  For example, we will do a

## Pump Volume per Pump Event in SWMM 5

Subject: Pump Volume per Pump Event in SWMM 5

You can calculate the volume per startup event by using the Pump Summary Table in SWMM 5 and copying a few columns to Excel.

1.   Go to the Pump Summary

2.   Copy Pump Name, Total Volume and Pump Startups to Excel… Read the rest

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