Category: InfoSWMM_SA

InfoSewer SA Edit Menu

InfoSewer SA Edit Menu

The InfoSewer 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

Batch Run Manager and Run Manager in InfoSewer SA

Batch Run Manager and Run Manager in InfoSewer SA

The Run Manager is used to perform simulations and to manage simulation output sources (results). Three individual simulation types are available from the Run Manager: Steady-State , Design, and Extended Period Simulation/Dynamic simulation (including quality analyses). You may also use the … Read the rest

Head loss due to Transitions and Fittings (Local loss) for InfoSWMM and SWMM5

Head loss due to Transitions and Fittings (Local loss)

Whenever flow velocity changes direction or magnitude in a conduit (e.g., at fittings, bends, and other appurtenances) added turbulence is induced. The energy associated with that turbulence is eventually dissipated into heat that produces a minor head loss, or local (or … Read the rest

Rules and Ranges the for Hydrology Options in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Subcatchment Hydrological (Modeling) – Data Table

This table contains all subwatershed data that is used to estimate the amount of runoff and pollutant yielding from Subwatersheds. For more information on each of the input (data fields) in this table, Subcatchment editor may be referred. The following table is in … Read the rest

Surface Runoff Methods in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA (Standalone)

Surface Runoff Methods in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA (Standalone)

InfoSWMM H2OMap SWMM InfoSWMM SA offers 12 choices for modeling surface runoff (click on link to see more information on each method):

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Calibration Functions for the InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA Calibrator

Calibration Functions for the InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA Calibrator

When calibrating a Stormwater management model, the goal is to determine the best set of InfoSWMM model parameters which produces the lowest overall deviation between the numerically simulated model results and the observed field data at user specified locations in the … Read the rest

LID Results – Summary Report for InfoSWMM and SWMM5

LID Results – Summary Report

The performance of the LID controls placed in a Subcatchment is reflected in the overall runoff, infiltration, and evaporation rates computed for the Subcatchment as normally reported by SWMM5. The SWMM’s Output Modeling Report also contains a section entitled LID Performance Summary that provides an … Read the rest

Treatment in BMP’s and LID’s for InfoSWMM and SWMM5

Treatment in BMP’s and LID’s

5.1 Treatment

Excerpt from the EPA manual Storm Water Management Model Reference Manual Volume III – Water Quality (PDF) which can be found here

5.1.1 Background

Management of stormwater quality is usually performed through a combination of so-called “best management practices” (BMPs) and a form … Read the rest

How to Understand Scenarios In InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM_SA

1 How to Understand Scenarios In InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM_SA

Some examples of alternatives that you may wish to explore with Scenarios:

§ Master Plans for future years

§ RTC strategies

§ Pipe size changes

§ I/I Reduction

§ Designs for reducing overflows

§ Sensitivity analysis

§ LID Flow Reduction

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How to Set your Model Preferences in InfoSWMM_SA

InfoSWMM SA Preferences

The Operation tab allows the user to control project settings relating to the management of various InfoSWMM SA operations. It should be noted that all the changes made on the Preferences dialog box must be saved prior to closing the dialog box. Many preferences set with this … Read the rest

Using The Simulation Task Manager in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM_SA

Using Simulation Task Manager

Using Simulation Task Manager is simple and straightforward.

  • Enable Simulation Task Manager from the modeling software
  • Schedule the simulation task using Run Manager by using the command tools/preferences/operation Use Simulation Task Manager
  • Manage scheduled simulations from Simulation Task Manager (Note: The modeling software does not
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How InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA 2D Link and 3D Node Graphics Help You Understand the Response of Your Network to Wet Weather Flow

New InfoSWMM linked 2D Link and 3D Node graphics help you understand one of the most critical outputs in any Stormwater, Combined Sewershed or Sanitary Sewershed Network Model the value and timing of how full the pipes and nodes are over time and how this changes during Wet Weather Flow Read the rest

How to Understand your Hydraulics Output using InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA 2D and 3D Linked Graphics

How to Understand your Hydraulics Output using InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA 2D and 3D Linked Graphics

InfoSWMM v 14.6 and InfoSWMM SA v2 (InfoSWMM SA is not an Esri Extension in ArcMap) has many new graphical and map display tools that help answer the following modeling questions in a easy … Read the rest

Innovyze Announces the Retirement of the H2OMAP Modeling Platform with Upgrade Path to More Powerful InfoWater, InfoSewer and InfoSWMM Software

Innovyze Announces the Retirement of the H2OMAP Modeling Platform with Upgrade Path to More Powerful InfoWater, InfoSewer and InfoSWMM Software

Portland, Oregon, USA, December 3, 2017

Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the planned retirement of the H2

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Objective Functions in the Genetic Algorithm of InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Objective Functions in the Genetic Algorithm of InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

The objective of the optimal calibration problem is to minimize the numerical discrepancy between the observed and predicted values of link flow, link depth, and/or link velocity at various locations in the system. Any of the following five different … Read the rest

Calibration Methodology in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Calibration Methodology

The successful application of a sewer collection system model to the planning, design, and management of urban stormwater systems is highly dependent upon how well the model is calibrated and how well the model mimics the reality. Model calibration consists of fine tuning of model parameters until the … Read the rest

Computational Methods for the SWMM5 Model in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Computational Methods for the SWMM5 Model in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA is a physically based, discrete-time simulation model. It employs principles of conservation of mass, energy, and momentum wherever appropriate. This section briefly describes the methods InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA uses to model stormwater runoff quantity … Read the rest

How to use Transects in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

How to use Transects in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Transects refer to the geometric data that describe how bottom elevation varies with horizontal distance over the cross section of a natural channel or irregular-shaped conduit. The following figure displays an example of a transect for a natural channel.

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2D Simulation Options from InfoWorks ICM in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

2D Simulation Options from InfoWorks ICM in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

If you have an InfoSWMM 2D license and you have set up your model with all of the necessary 2D elements and parameters, you can enable the 2D Simulation option. You must also set the 2D simulation options to … Read the rest

Infiltration in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA for Horton, Green Ampt and Curve Number Options

Infiltration in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA for Horton, Green Ampt and Curve Number Options

Infiltration is the process of rainfall penetrating the ground surface into the soil over the pervious areas of Subcatchments.

InfoSWMM H2OMap SWMM InfoSWMM SA offers three choices for modeling infiltration:

Horton’s Equation

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Introduction to the Methodology of Creating a Model using InfoSWMM or InfoSWMM SA

Introduction to the Methodology of Creating a Model using InfoSWMM or InfoSWMM SA

InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA is a comprehensive GIS-centric, highly advanced hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality simulation model that could be used for the management of urban stormwater and wastewater collection systems. InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA represents the … Read the rest

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