Category Archives: InfoSWMM

Tips for a Good Meshing Experience

Meshes are very powerful and flexible for modeling 2D overland flows in a complex urban environment. However, complex geometries can be frustrating for many modelers to deal with. This is intended as a best practices guide to speed up the … Continue reading

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An Overview of InfoSWMM’s Subcatchment Manager

Subcatchment Manager is one of Suite extension modules of InfoSWMM which assists with the delineation of watersheds using Digital Terrian Models (DTM).  The extension also offers you multiple, highly advanced and efficient geospatial methods for establishing characteristics such as: impervious … Continue reading

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InfoSWMM 12.0 Update 8 is now available for User Download

InfoSWMM 12.0 Update 8 is now available for user download Update InfoSWMM/Suite 12.0 Update 008 (47.32 MB), 07/09/2013  Upgrade InfoSWMM/Suite 12.0 Upgrade (95.07 MB), 08/07/2012  Vertical Setup 2D Setup 7/9/2013 CapPlan Sewer Setup 7/9/2013

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2D meshing – Avoiding small elements (and why this is so important)

When generating a 2D mesh in Innovyze products (such as InfoWorks ICM, CS 2D and InfoSWMM 2D) it is very important to avoid small mesh elements, as just one tiny element can increase simulation times by a factor of 10 … Continue reading

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2013 Australian Collection Systems Modelling User Group

On Wednesday 17th April Innovyze’s Australian Collection Systems Modelling User Group was held in Melbourne. 40 delegates from around Australia attended a day filled with case studies, technology previews, software Tips and Tricks as well as a special presentation by … Continue reading

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How to Create an InfoSWMM model from CSV Files

An InfoSWMM model can be newly created from a CSV file but it helps to have a background map or shapefile to initialize the Arc Map project. BEFORE initializing your InfoSWMM map Add a data layer using the Arc Map … Continue reading

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Dry Weather Flow in InfoSWMM and H2OMap SWMM

Dry weather flow can be added to any node in H2OMAP SWMM. The dry weather flow is computed as the average flow * the monthly pattern * the daily pattern * hourly pattern * the weekend daily pattern to give … Continue reading

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How are Flooded Time, Surcharged Time and Flooded Volume Calculated in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM?

How are Flooded Time, Surcharged Time and Flooded Volume Calculated in InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM? The time, volume and flooded rate shown in the InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM Report File Node Flooding Summary (Figure 1) are calculated as follows (Figure … Continue reading

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How to see the effect of the Pump Setting in the RTC Rules of InfoSWMM and H20MAP SWMM

Step 1. Set the Pump Startup and Shutoff Depths, not elevations or levels. Depths to turn the Pump On and turn the Pump Off. In this example, the pump will be off when the Wet Well Depth is less than … Continue reading

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Arc Map If Statements for Showing Flooding in InfoSWMM

You can use a combination of the Map Display in InfoSWMM and the Arc Map Label Properties to show the Maximum Ponded Volume at a node during am InfoSWMM simulation. The label function in VBSCRIPT to show just non zero … Continue reading

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