Month: October 2013

Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Assumes Presidency of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers

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Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Assumes Presidency of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers
Broomfield, Colorado, USA, October 29, 2013 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced
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How to Use the Compare Report Command in H2OMap SWMM and InfoSWMM

How to Use the Compare Report Command in H2OMap SWMM and InfoSWMM
1.       Run all of your scenario using Batch Simulation and Select Conduit Summary from the Report Manager
2.      Select all of your scenarios using  the Compare Report Icon
3.      You will have a lot of
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How InfoSWMM uses Calibration or monitored data during a Simulation

How InfoSWMM uses Calibration or monitored data during a Simulation

The calibration data is used in the Calibrator Addon (which uses a Genetic Algorithm  to calibrate RDII, Subcatchment, Infiltration, Groundwater, Pipe, Node or Pump input data to calibration data) by running a model many times to optimize the fit (Figure
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How to Define Green Ampt Infiltration in ICM

Here are the steps to make a Subcatchment with Green Ampt Infiltration in ICM:

1.       You use the Subcatchment, Land Use and Runoff Surface Tabs in the Subcatchment Grid (Bullet 1)
2.      The Subcatchment Tab has three Runoff Areas for Impervious with Depression Storage or Initial Loss, Impervious with no

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Ganesh ji and Modelling

I have always thought that Ganesh ji is an ideal God or Symbol for modellers or even modelers.    Here are a few of his characteristics including a large stomach, which you can combat by exercise – I love walking but find what works best for you.




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My History with Various Versions of SWMM: SWMM3, SWMM4, SWMM5, XP-SWMM and InfoSWMM

Subject:   My History with Various Versions of SWMM: SWMM3, SWMM4, SWMM5, XP-SWMM and InfoSWMMI first learned about SWMM in a brochure from the University of Florida when I was just a 17 year old senior in High School.  Water resources and the description of SWMM seemed to be worthy career

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Edward Burtynsky’s Water

Edward Burtynsky’s Water  

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Photographer Edward Burtynsky’s latest project is called Water.
While trying to accommodate the growing needs of an expanding, and very thirsty civilization, we are reshaping the Earth in colossal ways. In this new and powerful role over the planet, we are also capable of engineering our
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How the Steady State option works in H2OMap SWMM and InfoSWMM

How the Steady State option works in H2OMap SWMM:
1.       Use Keep, a Time Step lengthening of 10 seconds, a time step of 60 seconds and iterations as shown in Bullet 1
2.      Use the Steady State Option of Skip Steady State Period when the total inflow between time step
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The Effect of the Wrong Raingage Interval in H2OMap SWMM and InfoSWMM

Here is an example showing the Runoff, Rainfall and Infiltration losses when you use the wrong interval based on the hyetograph time series.
1.       Figure 1 shows the Rainfall, Runoff and Infiltration for a time interval of 5 minutes which matches the hyetograph interval, the raingage has units of
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Major Northern California District Chooses InfoWorks ICM for Advanced Smart Water Network Modeling

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Major Northern California District Chooses InfoWorks ICM for
Advanced Smart Water Network Modeling
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Looks to Innovyze Solution to Manage Complex Wastewater Network
Broomfield, Colorado, USA, October 1, 2013 — Innovyze, a leading global
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