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Hydraulic Gradient Line and Total Energy Line

In version 4.5 of ICM there was new functionality introduced that would place a new trace on long section views for results. The existing hydraulic gradient line still exists, shown as a blue line indicating the water surface level, in … Continue reading

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Surcharge State

There have several questions relating to surcharge state recently. The information below shows how the values are calculated. The software calculates the surcharge state based on the following methodology. <1 – Water is below the soffit at both ends of … Continue reading

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Common Error messages for JET databases

InfoWorks CS, RS, WS and SD can be stored in JET databases. There are some error messages more common than other which can be triggered, solutions which normally resolve problems are outlined below: Error 3021: Error 3021 is caused by … Continue reading

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Storage Nodes

There have been several questions raised recently with regard to storage nodes and how these react to levels that exceed the defined storage array. The relationship between the storage parameters tab of the storage node and the ground level will … Continue reading

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Catchment Tree Structure from CS into ICM

Within InfoWorks CS it is possible to create new networks from an existing state via either a check-out or a check-out and branch. A check-out and branch is designed to allow multiple scenarios from a singular base to be tested, … Continue reading

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Transferring CS to ICM

Transferring data from CS to ICM is a very simple and straight forward procedure. To transfer your data from IWCS to ICM you need to start the CS administrator and then open InfoWorks explorer via the “View” menu    Then … Continue reading

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The Inadvertent Impact of Rainfall Smoothing in InfoWorks

Within InfoWorks CS there can be situations whereby a small cut out of an existing network run individually may produce difference results for that area as within a larger network. Typically the things to check when looking into differences in results … Continue reading

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Initialisation in InfoWorks CS

Initialisation is a process where InfoWorks attempts to achieve a steady state in the system before simulation.  During initialisation the dry weather flow input starts at zero and gradually increases to the full value.  The full value is the sum … Continue reading

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Initialisation of Tanks‏ in InfoWorks CS and InfoWorks ICM

One issue that is mentioned fairly regularly to the support desk is that tanks within an InfoWorks CS/ICM model appear to be full at the start of a simulation where they should in fact be empty. The reason for the … Continue reading

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Restoring a Checked Out Network from a Local Root in InfoWorks CS/WS/RS

[The following blog entry details a method to retrieve data that is stored in the local root in case issues are encountered. Please note that whilst this entry focuses on a possible option for rescuing data it is highly recommended … Continue reading

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