Category Archives: InfoWorks WS

InfoWorks WS – End of Life FAQ

With the release of InfoWorks WS Pro in 2016, Innovyze delivered the next generation of InfoWorks WS, a significantly refined product using the latest technology and specifically designed to provide all existing InfoWorks WS users with a simple upgrade path … 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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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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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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Technical Note: Adding Control Profiles to IWLive (InfoWorks)

Objects in an IWLive projection can be controlled from an external source – such as SCADA. For instance, using a future forecast set point for downstream pressure at a PRV defined in SCADA and observed valve opening values. The following … 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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New Theme for Controlled objects in InfoWorks WS

In the process of setting up a model for simulation, many objects will have control applied. To find Controlled objects you can visit each object and inspect its control tab but that could be rather laborious. A new Valve and … 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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Turbidity modelling in InfoWorks WS

Discolouration can arise when unusual changes in velocity are experienced by water distribution pipes. This is caused by the lifting of deposits from the pipe walls. The risk of this effect and the steps needed to control it with minimum … Continue reading

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Importing SCADA/telemetry data directly into InfoWorks WS

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