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Robert Dickinson, Product Sector Leader with @Innovyze for InfoSWMM, and InfoSewer + SWMM5

Hydrology/Hydraulic Modeler && Co-Developer of [#SWMM 3,4,5,6, #XPSWMM] && @Innovyze [#InfoSWMM, ICM, #InfoSewer, #RDII, #Quality, #LID, #GA] - #SWMM5 Features]

Project Menu commands in InfoSWMM

Project Menu

InfoSWMM and InfoSewer from Innovyze both are Extensions inside of Arc Map (versions 10 to 10.6 and counting).   As Innovyze Arc GIS products they (and InfoWater) share a common menu structure: Project, Edit, View, Exchange, Scenario, Tools, Utilities, Applications and Help.  InfoSewer only has one Application, InfoSewer Load … Read the rest

InfoSewer Project Menu

InfoSWMM and InfoSewer from Innovyze both are Extensions inside of Arc Map (versions 10 to 10.6 and counting).   As Innovyze Arc GIS products they (and InfoWater) share a common menu structure: Project, Edit, View, Exchange, Scenario, Tools, Utilities, Applications and Help.  InfoSewer only has one Application, InfoSewer Load Allocator, whereas … Read the rest

Exchange Menu in InfoSewer

Exchange Menu in InfoSewer

Descriptions of All Exchange Menu commands in InfoSewer.

InfoSewer supports the following data exchange functionality.

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Tutorial – Step 9: Export Results to InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA RDII Analyst

Step 9: Export Results to InfoSWMMand InfoSWMM SA

In this section, you will export the hourly DWF patterns created for weekdays and weekend, the groundwater inflow time series and the RTK parameters to InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA. The exported data would be assigned to the nodes that contribute flow to … Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 8. Calibrate the RTK Hydrograph Parameters for InfoSWMM RDII Analyst

Step 8. Calibrate the RTK Hydrograph Parameters

Automated calibration is another powerful tool that RDII Analyst offers. The calibration tool identifies optimal parameters of the RTK hydrograph to match the RDII flow simulated by InfoSWMM H2OMAP SWMM with the RDII time series identified by RDII Analyst using the decomposition process … Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 7. Determine RDII Events in InfoSWMM RDII Analyst

Step 7. Determine RDII Events

The RDII time series can be further analyzed to determine RDII events and to summarize each event.

1. Click the ( ) button from the toolbar, or from the menu Analysis -> RDII Analyst -> Event Identification. Enter the parameter values as shown below.… Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 6. Determine the RDII Flow Component for InfoSWMM RDII Analyst

Step 6. Determine the RDII Flow Component

RDII flow would be determined by subtracting the DWF and the groundwater flow components identified by the RDII Analyst from the corrected flow monitoring data.

1. To determine the RDII time series, click the ( ) button on the toolbar, or engage the … Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 5. Determine the Dry Days, Groundwater Flow and DWF Patterns in InfoSWMM RDII Analyst

Step 5. Determine the Dry Days, Groundwater Flow and DWF Patterns

To decompose the flow monitoring data into dry weather flows and wet weather flows, RDII Analyst first identifies the dry days based on user specified criteria.

1. Launch the DWF Extraction dialog by clicking ( ) from the toolbar … Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 4/3. Specify Flow Monitoring Data and Rainfall Data for InfoSWMM

Step 4/3. Specify Flow Monitoring Data and Rainfall Data

1. Create a new analysis by clicking the New button ( ) from the toolbar or the New Menu command

Doing this will launch the New Analysis dialog editor:

2. Import the flow data

3. Import the rainfall data

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Tutorial – Step 3. Specify Flow Monitoring Data and Rainfall Data in InfoSWMM RDII Analyst

Step 3. Specify Flow Monitoring Data and Rainfall Data

1. Create a new analysis by clicking the New button ( ) from the toolbar or the New Menu command

Doing this will launch the New Analysis dialog editor:

File links for Rainfall and Flow

C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamplesFlowData.TXT

C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamplesRainfallData.txt

The top of the … Read the rest

Tutorial – Step 1. Open the Sample RDII Analyst Project in InfoSWMM

Step 1. Open the Sample RDII Analyst Project

All of the @innovzye sample files are in the Public Documents/ Name of Software / Examples folder

The file and directory you need are

C:UsersPublicDocumentsH2OMAP SWMMExamples

SampleRDIIANALYST.HSM

for H2OMap SWMM (H2OMap SWMM files end in .HSM)

InfoSWMM (InfoSWMM file end in MXD … Read the rest

Rainfall and Flow Example Format in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA RDII Analyst

Rainfall and Flow Example Format

The format of the rainfall and flow files used in this tutorial. The rainfall file has tabs, whereas the flow file is space delimited.

Rainfall Format

File links for Rainfall and Flow

C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamplesFlowData.TXT

C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamplesRainfallData.txt

The top of the Flow Data File looks like

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Dynamic Wave Routing Options in #InfoSWMM and #SWMM5

Dynamic Wave Routing Options

The Dynamic Wave page of the Simulation Options dialog, shown below, sets several parameters that control how the dynamic wave flow routing computations are made. These parameters have no effect for the other flow routing methods.

Contents of this simulation option dialog page are described below:… Read the rest

Why a Hot Start File important in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA, SWMM5

Why a Hot Start File important in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA, SWMM5

A Hot Start File in InfoSWMM InfoSWMM SA is important as it provides initial depths, initial flows and initial settings for the hydrology and hydraulics features of the SWMM 5 engine. You have three options:

  1. Save a hot
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InfoSWMM SA Edit Menu

InfoSWMM SA Edit Menu

The InfoSWMM SA Edit Network toolbar provides various features to create data elements (such as Junctions, Tanks, Reservoirs, Pumps, Valves, Pipes and Network), select specific elements for data edit. Also graphical edit commands such as Move Node, Edit Vertices, Redraw Pipes may be accessed. Domain Manager … Read the rest

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