Category Archives: ICMLive

Using the Environment Agency Real Time Data API in InfoWorks ICM, ICMLive and Infinity Systems

The English Environment Agency provide a flood-monitoring API (Application programming interface which allows software to access the data directly) which provides access to near real-time information including measurements of rainfall, water levels and flows. Water levels and flows are regularly … Continue reading

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Trouble Opening InfoWorks ICM User Interface?

Have you ever had an issue with opening the InfoWorks ICM software? Either the software becomes unresponsive or worse still the software fails to open. When you shut down ICM, ICM keeps a record of the previously opened geoplan windows. … Continue reading

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Turn any ICM or SWMM model into a forecasting system in 60 minutes with ICMLive/SWMMLive (Includes scripts – for US users)

We are now in a time where models no longer sit on the shelf and become out-of-date in between master plans. Improvements in computing resources, software, and weather forecasts allow any model to turn into a real-time forecasting system. ICMLive … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Hydraulic Models in InfoWorks ICM

We often get asked about troubleshooting models, and it’s often quite a difficult task to provide a good response, as much of troubleshooting is based on modelling experience of a range of models over a prolonged period of time…even then … Continue reading

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Analysing Spatial Rainfall with TVD connectors

InfoWorks ICM version 8.0 was released with several new features. One new feature is the “Averaged Spatial Rainfall on TVD connectors” and this post is an example of the flexibility that it offers you. What is it for? Have you … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM and ICMLive in Japan

Recently I had the fortunate experience of visiting the Japan Sewage Works Exhibition ’17 at the Big Sight, Tokyo with our Japanese distributors, Emori Infotec (https://www.i-emori.co.jp/product/), to meet our Japanese customers and learn how they are using Innovyze software such … Continue reading

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What’s the purpose of the River Section Panel Markers in InfoWorks ICM?

A question we often get asked is does the presence of panel markers in a river reach section matter? Does it affect results?  The answer to both is yes, particularly in the case of extended river sections to represent out-of-bank … Continue reading

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2017 InfoWorks ICM / ICMLive User Group Meeting Report

The 2017 InfoWorks ICM / ICMLive User Group Meeting was held on the 20th June 2017. The event took place at the Conference Centre on Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. We had over 80 attendees for the day. The event was … Continue reading

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Working with Time Series Data (Using TSDB)

About TSDB The TSDB is a powerful and comprehensive time-series database that lets utilities and consultants archive, analyse and aggregate real-time and historical data, including radar images and meteorological forecasts, into user-defined actionable information. They can then use this data … Continue reading

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Theming Incidents On Time or Date to Display Most Recent

By default the GeoPlan displays all objects, which can lead to a visually busy display. Displaying all objects also incurs a performance cost, the graphics card processor having to render all objects. Consider the following section of a network displaying … Continue reading

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