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Flood Depths for Break Nodes in InfoWorks CS

Customers sometimes contact us to report situations where break nodes seem to be displaying flood depths that are not coherent with the specified ground level. Break nodes have no internal area and should only be used to model changes in … Continue reading

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Rainfall data hierarchy in InfoWorks CS and ICM – Why rainfall data may not be used

Users sometimes ask why certain rainfall data is not used within InfoWorks CS or InfoWorks ICM, even though it has been entered. Usually the reason for data being ignored is that it comes from a source with a lower priority … Continue reading

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How to reduce the size of your InfoWorks .iwm database file

There is a maximum size limit of 2GB for the default JET Master Database format that InfoWorks CS, WS, RS & SD uses. If you need a database bigger than that limit then you will need to use several Master … Continue reading

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Storing InfoWorks CS Results in a Remote Root

This post highlights the options that InfoWorks CS provides for storing results locally and on a remote server. The default location for results to be stored is in the local root. Once simulations have been carried out and completed the … Continue reading

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Creating a TIN from XYZ manhole data

InfoWorks supports the use of a TIN (triangular irregular network) ground model to represent the ground surface in the area covered by your model. Ground models provide a three dimensional view of the ground terrain. They require three pieces of … Continue reading

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Applying Trade and Population Foul Flows in InfoWorks ICM and InfoWorks CS

This technical note shows how to apply trade and population foul flows in Infoworks ICM and InfoWorks CS. A Wastewater Event describes the daily pattern of domestic waste from one or more subcatchment populations. A Trade Waste Event describes the … Continue reading

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Sending InfoWorks ICM and CS data to another user

Both InfoWorks ICM and CS operate as databases, with links to other files for information such as ground models and simulation results. It is often necessary to save part of a database and the associated data to send to another … Continue reading

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