Category Archives: InfoWater

Creating a “zero byte” MXD file to use with any version of ArcGIS

One of the challenges sometimes faced when sharing any of Innovyze non-workgroup products that run in ArcGIS such as InfoWater, InfoMaster, InfoSewer, and InfoSWMM is when different users are using different versions of ArcGIS.  When you attempt to open a model that was saved … Continue reading

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Addressing ArcGIS (and InfoWater) versioning when sharing InfoWater models

One of the challenges sometimes faced when sharing models is when the ArcGIS version is different as ArcGIS will give an error if you try to open a newer version of an ArcGIS .MXD file in an older version of … Continue reading

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InfoWater 2D – The Comprehensive Solution for Water Main Breaks

When a water main breaks, the utility has to figure out an emergency response plan within a short period of time. Numerous analyses including hydraulic simulation are required to answer the following questions: How to isolate the broken water main? … Continue reading

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What’s New in InfoWater Version 12

  V12 New Feature — Pipe Break/Leak Modeling InfoWater can explicitly model water main breaks or rupture and large leaks. Breaks can be specified for any pipe in the network along with their location, size, and time of occurrence. Pipe Leak … Continue reading

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Throttle Control Valves – A few clarifying notes on their use in InfoWater, H2OMAP, and H2ONET

Throttle control valves are one feature within the software that may or may not get used as much by different modelers as other valve types, but are another tool that in the modeler’s toolbox that can be used. Due to … Continue reading

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How to fix an InfoWater, InfoSewer, or InfoSWMM model that will not initialize

One issue that we periodically see come across the help line at Innovyze support is an issue where the user is unable to initialize the model when they open their model in ArcGIS. When opening the model in either InfoWater, … Continue reading

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The New Fire Flow Updates to InfoWater’s Version 11.5

InfoWater’s fire flow tool has been updated to simplify the use of the tool and the results. Fire flow can be evaluated two ways using a standard fire flow run or a design fire flow run. A standard fire flow … Continue reading

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Creating a custom ArcGIS toolbar and icons to quickly join or remove InfoWater layer data tables

Many modelers make use of the “Join all Layer Tables” feature within InfoWater as it quickly joins all of the input and output data tables for each of the six InfoWater element data types to their associated ArcGIS Layer.  This workflow instructs the … Continue reading

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Advanced Modeling of Pressure Control Valves within InfoWater

Why do you need Advanced Valve Control? Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) and Pressure Sustaining Valve (PSV) are widely used in the water models to separate pressure zones and avoid extremely high and low pressures within a water distribution network. As … Continue reading

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InfoWater Recognized with Esri ArcGIS for Desktop Based Application Award

Innovyze is pleased to announce that its industry-leading smart water distribution network modeling and management software, InfoWater, has won the ArcGIS for Desktop Based Application category for the 2015 Esri Partner Conference Awards. This prestigious award was presented on March … Continue reading

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