Refactoring the SWMM Help File – RTC or Control Rules in SWMM5

Controls in SWMM5

Control Rules

Control Rules determine how pumps and regulators in the conveyance system will be adjusted over the course of a simulation. The use of control rules is explained in the following topics:

· Example Rules
· Rule Format
· Condition Clauses
· Action Clauses
· Modulated
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Refactoring the SWMM Help File – Error and Warning Messages in SWMM5

Error and Warning Messages in SWMM5

Troubleshooting Results

When a run ends prematurely, the Run Status dialog will indicate that the run was unsuccessful and direct the user to the Status Report for details. The Status Report will include an error statement, code, and description of the problem (e.g., ERROR … Read the rest

Markdown – Storm Water Management Model User’s Manual Version 5

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United States
Environmental Protection
Agency
EPA/600/R - 14/4 13b
Revised September 2015
www2.epa.gov/ water-research

Storm Water Management Model

User’s Manual Version 5.

Office of Research and Development
Water Supply and Water Resources Division
EPA- 600 /R-14/413b
Revisied September 2015
Storm Water Management Model User’s Manual Version 5. by… Read the rest

Markdown Version of Storm Water Management Model Reference Manual – Volume III – Water Quality

EPA/600/R-16/093 | July 2016 |
www.epa.gov/water-research United States Enviromental Protection Agency Storm Water Management Model Reference Manual Volume III – Water Quality Office of Research and Development Water Supply and Water Resources Division
EPA/600/R-16/093 July 2016
Storm Water Management Model Reference Manual Volume III – Water Quality By: Lewis A.
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InfoSWMM Real-Time Control (RTC) Rule Editor — 2019

Time Control (RTC) Rule Editor

InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA offers an advanced RTC rule that could be used to effectively simulate the operation of pumps and flow regulating structures such as weirs, orifices, and outlets. Unlike Simple Controls, RTC rules allow for the creation of multiple conditions to be … Read the rest

Animation Methodology in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

Animation Methodology

To create a New Animation do the following:

Execute (run) InfoSWMM model and make sure that your Output Status icon () has light green color.

Launch the Map Display manager by clicking on the Map Display icon on your InfoSWMMH2OMap SWMM Control Center Toolbar Standard Toolbar . … Read the rest

How to create an output relate in InfoSewer which can identify in the domain pipes that exceeds a specific Adjusted d/D ratio

How to create an output relate which can identify in the domain pipes that exceed a specific Adjusted d/D ratio. This may be useful for you to more easily find these in the Map:

If you create a query. I called mine Backwater but I could have better called it … Read the rest

Tutorial 2 Optimizing Rain Barrels for Sustain 4.0

Tutorial 2 Optimizing Rain Barrels for Sustain 4.0

This example shows the importance of a treatment train, the percent imperious draining to the LID’s on a Subcatchment, the importance of optimizing for the number of units, area and soil thickness. Sustain will optimize the number of Rain Barrels on the … Read the rest

Tutorial 1 Creating a Simple Green Roof Optimization for Sustain 4.0

Tutorial 1 Creating a Simple Green Roof Optimization for Sustain 4.0

In Tutorial 1 we will use the Siting Manager to Site Green Roof LID Types for later Optimization and Export to the InfoSWMM LID Usage DB Table. Tutorial 1 is designed for first-time users of InfoSWMM Sustain and provides … Read the rest

InfoSWMM Student Analysis and Design Workbook

InfoSWMM Student Analysis and Design Workbook

Contents

1.0 Introduction. 5

1.1 Manual Overview.. 5

1.2 InfoSWMM Software Capabilities. 5

2.0 Basic Concepts and Principles. 7

2.1 General Flow Characteristics. 7

2.1.1 Conservation of Mass. 7

2.1.2 Conservation of Energy. 8

2.1.2 Conservation of Momentum.. 8

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Markdown of National Stormwater Calculator User’s Guide Manual

Note:  This is a Markdown experiment using EPA Documents and other documents that were originally PDF files, converted to DOCX files and then converted to Markdown HTML code.

EPA/600/R-13/085c | Revised September 2014 | www2.epa.gov/research

National Stormwater Calculator User’s Guide

Before After

Office of Research and Development

National Risk Management

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Markdown of A Toolbox for Sanitary Sewer Overflow Analysis and Planning (SSOAP) and Applications

A Toolbox for Sanitary Sewer Overflow Analysis and Planning (SSOAP) and Applications

Fu-hsiung Lai1, Srinivas Vallabhaneni2, Carl Chan2, Edward H. Burgess3, Richard Field1

1U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory,

Urban Watershed Management Branch, 2890 Woodbridge Avenue (MS-104), Edison, NJ

2Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

3Camp … Read the rest

Markdown version of Review of Sewer Design Criteria and RDII Prediction Methods

United States Office of Research EPA/600/R-08/010

Environmental Protection and Development January 2008

Agency Washington, DC 20460

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Review of Sewer Design Criteria and RD

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Prediction Methods

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Fu-hsiung (Dennis) Lai… Read the rest

How to Use SWMM5.ORG Chronologically and by Topic Tab

Hello Visitor (and thank you for visiting!, I appreciate it!).  If you have any questions or ideas to share, please contact me at robert.dickinson@gmail.com. If you are, like me, passionate about hydrology/hydraulics machine learning/data science, please feel free to add me on LinkedIn or follow me on Twitter.

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New Features in Innovyze SWMM 14.6 Update 1/2 – InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA

New Features in Innovyze SWMM 14.6

1. New Laurenson Runoff Hydrology

  1. New Laurenson Runoff Hydrology

2. Conduit Cross Section View in the Attribute Browser

3. Profile View on the Map

4. Manhole Inlet View in the Attribute Browser

5. Background Mas in InfoSWMM SA

6. Highlight an Element in a Read the rest

How to Extract the Engine SWMM5 Calculated Slope in InfoSWMM

How to Extract the Engine SWMM5 Calculated Slope in InfoSWMM. The slope is a calculated value in SWMM5.

Please see this other blog for the slope calculations in SWMM5

https://swmm5.org/2011/01/20/swmm-5-slope-rules-2/

Step 1 – Run the model

Step 2 – Load the Conduit Summary Table

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An easy test for SWMM5 versions using the Status Report Message for Unrecognized Keywords in past SWMM5 GUI

An easy test for SWMM5 versions using the Status Report Message for Unrecognized Keywords in past SWMM5 GUI

SWMM 5.1.012 reading SWMM 5.1.013 Inp Files

SWMM 5.1.011 reading SWMM 5.1.013 Inp Files

SWMM 5.1.010 reading SWMM 5.1.013 Inp Files

SWMM 5.1.009 reading SWMM 5.1.013 Inp Files

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SWMM 5.1 Update History up to SWMM 5.1.013 and Link to New EPASWMM 5.1013 Install

SWMM 5.1 Update History

New SWMM 5.1.013 is now available http://t.co/v8QVy5c3UI

Build 5.1.013 (05/10/18)

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Engine Updates:

  1. A subcatchment’s depression storage depth, its pervious surface roughness

(Mannings n) and its hydraulic conductivity can now be adjusted on a

monthly basis by assigning monthly time patterns to these properties.

For … Read the rest

A Summary of Blogs on Force Mains and Pumps in InfoSWMM and InfoSewer

A few blogs on Force Mains and Pumps in InfoSWMM and InfoSewer:

The all-important Break Node

https://swmm5.org/2015/02/08/how-to-make-a-break-node-in-swmm5-and-infoswmm-for-force-mains/

Basic Rules

https://swmm5.org/2015/02/07/pump-and-force-main-system-in-infoswmm/

https://swmm5.org/2013/07/28/pump-force-main-system-in-infoswmm-and-swmm-5/

https://swmm5.org/2016/09/15/a-visual-look-at-a-series-of-hw-force-mains-in-infoswmm-and-swmm5/

https://swmm5.org/2013/12/26/rules-for-force-mains-in-infosewer-and-h2omap-sewer/

https://swmm5.org/2016/09/04/pumps-in-infosewer-and-h20map-sewer/

https://swmm5.org/2018/04/08/how-to-force-swmm5-to-use-only-the-wet-well-area-for-a-pump/

Siphons

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/10/siphon-simulation-in-swmm-5-and-infoswmm/

https://swmm5.org/2016/09/05/siphon-modeling-in-infosewer-and-arc-map/

Hazen Williams

https://swmm5.org/2013/10/06/hazen-williams-and-force-mains-in-swmm-5/

Force Mains

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/09/what-are-the-types-of-force-mains-fm-in-swmm-5/

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/04/comparison-of-the-h2omap-swmm5-hazen-williams-force-main-solution-to-a-hw-solution/

https://swmm5.org/2015/02/08/advanced-force-main-solution-and-gravity-main-attenuation-in-infosewer-for-better-pump-force-main-gravity-main-simulations/

Theory behind FM Transitions

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/05/force-main-friction-loss-in-infoswmm-and-the-transition-from-partial-to-full-flow/

Pump Summary Table

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/10/infoswmm-pump-summary-table/

RTC Rules

https://swmm5.org/2016/09/26/setting-controls-for-the-pump-and-orifice-in-infoswmm-and-swmm5/

https://swmm5.org/2013/08/03/how-to-see-the-effect-of-the-pump-setting-in-the-rtc-rules-of-infoswmm-and-h20map-swmm/

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