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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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Why is the ‘GIS Layer Control’ Unavailable?

When you right click on your GeoPlan, you may notice that your GIS Layer Control option is grayed out and unavailable. To fix this problem, first, make sure that your Map Control is not set to ‘None’ (Tools>Options>GeoPlan). You can … Continue reading

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Running Spatial Queries on a Selection.

A spatial SQL allows users to make selections or carry out other SQL functionality based on how objects are spatially related to each other. Such as where object as lines ‘cross’ each other. If an object is ‘inside’ another such … Continue reading

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The Calculation of ReFH Initial Baseflow in InfoWorks ICM and changes for version 7.5

  v7.5 In InfoWorks ICM version 7.5 there will be a few changes to the way that the Revitalised Flood Estimation Handbook (ReFH, http://evidence.environment-agency.gov.uk/FCERM/Libraries/FCERM_Project_Documents/FD1913_3259_TRP_pdf.sflb.ashx),  initial baseflow (BF0) is calculated. This blog is released prior to the release of 7.5 so … Continue reading

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Flood Risk Management in InfoWorks ICM (ICM RiskMaster)

Traditionally, flood management policies have been based upon the design standard philosophy, where policy makers decide on an appropriate protection level to be achieved within the flood system which is used to design and manage hydraulic infrastructure.  In contrast with … Continue reading

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Adding an HGL Line From Another Simulation to a Long Section in ICM

When viewing the HGL line on a long section profile, you may wish to compare it to the HGL line from another simulation on the same profile plot. To do this: Open one long section from one set of simulation … 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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GPU runtime results for 2D InfoWorks ICM models (2016 update)

It’s been almost four years since I first published a blog on run times for 2D simulations conducted on GPU cards back in December 2012. Since that time, NVIDIA have continually evolved their GPU technology. By comparison, over the same … Continue reading

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Stochastic flood maps in InfoWorks ICM

Flood hazard maps are usually based on a unique flood extent generated by running deterministic models for a single set if boundary inputs. However, various factors can affect drainage systems and the flood hazard map generated is not generally unique. … Continue reading

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Innovyze Workgroup Data Server (WDS)

Overview of the Innovyze Workgroup Data Server (WDS) The Innovyze Workgroup Data Server is a server component which manages access to Workgroup databases from InfoWorks ICM and InfoNet Clients. The Data Server is designed to improve the performance and reliability … Continue reading

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