Category Archives: InfoWorks RS

Moving InfoWorks RS Network Data to InfoWorks ICM

InfoWorks ICM has the ability to model both urban drainage systems and fluvial systems in an integrated manner. In the past, urban drainage systems would have been modelled in InfoWorks CS and the migration of data from InfoWorks CS to ICM … Continue reading

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How to Untangle A String… A Method to Convert a String to Float.

In this BLOG post I’ll outline a method of converting a value in a text field into a number. So whilst I have what appears to be a number such as 43 or 43.0 or 43.67 in a text field, … Continue reading

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Small Icons in InfoWorks ICM/Infonet/InfoWorks RS or InfoWorks WS?

Screen resolutions of monitors and laptop screens are getting increasingly higher with 4K screens becoming more and more popular. The 4K screens have an increased pixel density which can mean that some of the icons in InfoWorks ICM, Infonet, InfoWorks RS … Continue reading

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Floating Licences : Network Dongles vs. Software Keys

Floating licences can be deployed via either Hardware Locks (Network Dongles) or our in-house software based authentication system. Some consider that Hardware Locks provide a more robust solution for organisations with complex network infrastructure and they are currently the preferred solution … 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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Exciting news for ICM Modellers and InfoNet Asset Managers in the UK.

The Environment Agency has recently announced that Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data will be made available for free for the first time as part of the Open Data strategy. The Environment Agency has been collecting LiDAR data for the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget your 2D Initial Conditions!

A couple of recent 2D models have been seen where a tidal boundary is being represented and results on the 2D mesh show water surface elevations greater than the tidal level…this is due to poor model schematisation and in particular the … Continue reading

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Representing Bridge Losses within InfoWorks ICM

Introduction Bridges in ICM are dealt with differently to the empirical Arch Bridge (HR Wallingford, 1988) and US BPR Bridge (US Federal Highway Administration, 1978) approaches in Infoworks RS. The approach in ICM has much more in common with the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS and ArcEngine 10.3 are now supported by InfoWorks and InfoNet

For customers who use ESRI ArcGIS or ArcEngine version 10.3, these products are now supported by InfoWorks and InfoNet. In order to use ArcGIS or ArcEngine 10.3 you will need to download the latest patch from our website. The patches … Continue reading

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SQL Example: Using a background polygon to summarise asset information or simulation results

Recently I had a query asking if it was possible to summarise information based on a polygon loaded as a background layer. The specific information they wanted to summarise was the average pressure from a water supply network in InfoWorks … Continue reading

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