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The NCIMM Mission is "Making Modeling Better" We will enhance and support the community of open-source code developers and model users who work with civil infrastructure systems. We aim to be a force in inspiring, organizing, and assisting the community in building and maintaining … Read the rest

How to Setup RDII in InfoSewer Pro (Storms)

Rainfall Dependent Infiltration/Inflow (RDII) plays a significant role in sanitary or combined sewer modeling, enabling you to simulate the effects of rainfall events. Innovyze's InfoSewer is a robust platform that allows the modeling of Infiltration/Inflow using RDII parameters or RTK Hydrographs. This short guide will walk you through the process … Read the rest

How to ReMake an IEDB Folder for InfoSewer

How to ReMake an IEDB Folder for InfoSewer. Why would you do this? If there are ESRI errors if you update your InfoSewer Map. You need two files and folders: One New and One OLD MXD file, One New, and One Old ISDB folder. Here the steps in the process.Read the rest

How to Make an Internal Outfall into an External Outfall when you have more than one link connected to an Outfall in SWMM5 or InfoSWMM


Subject: How to Make an Internal Outfall into an External Outfall when you have more than one link connected to an Outfall

Step 1: Identify the Problem "ERROR 141: Outfall J-561 has more than 1 inlet link or an outlet link." Means you have an outfall node in the 
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New Domain Nodes and Links in InfoSewer

This is a feature long missing in InfoSewer and yet has been widely used in InfoSWMM and InfoWater. This tool allows a user to copy a list of manholes or links and add them to the Domain Nodes or Domain Links, respectively. Once the user makes use of this new Read the rest

How to make a River Mesh Polygon in InfoSWMM 2D

Here are the steps to connect a River Mesh Polygon at a fixed culvert level so that the culvert does not have to be full to have inflow from the 2D Mesh.

Step 1. Define the Culvert Type with Fixed losses

Step 2. Define a Mesh Polygon … Read the rest

How to use the Variable Time Step for Pumps and Force Mains in SWMM5 and InfoSWMM

SWMM5, or the Storm Water Management Model version 5, is a computational tool used for simulating and managing runoff quantity and quality from urban areas. One of its key features is the variable time step option, which allows the system to determine the Courant-Friedrichs-Lewy (CFL) time step needed for each … Read the rest

How to Use an IDF Curve with the Rational Method in InfoSWMM

The IDF Table or Curve is intended to only work with the Rational Method Hydrology:

  1. You make a Curve called Reserved
  2. The X column is time in Minutes
  3. The Y column is either Intensity in inches/hour or millimeters per hour
  4. If you use the Modified Rational Method the IDF Curve
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Steps in modeling Sediment in InfoSWMM

Steps in modeling Sediment in InfoSWMM:

  1. Use the Water Quality Tab in Run Manager and pick Sediment
  2. Select a predefined pollutant from the Operations Tab of the Attribute Browser (AB) or TSS in this example,
  3. Define the TSS or Sediment Particle Setting Velocity or Limiting Flow Velocity
  4. The Nodes will
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Creating an InfoSWMM SA Model

Chapter 3 Exercises

Creating an InfoSWMM SA Model The exercises in this chapter will give you practice building a new model by importing data from different source types and making some default settings.

Exercise 3A

In this exercise, you set up the InfoSWMM SA toolbars, create an empty model, and … Read the rest

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