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Exporting results to binary files

InfoWorks ICM allows you to export results in various formats. Amongst all the options available you can export results to binary files. Have you considered using this format? Continue reading this blog post to find more details about this. What … Continue reading

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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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What elements can subcatchments “drain to” in InfoWorks ICM?

Have you wonder where subcatchments can “drain to” in InfoWorks ICM? Probably you are thinking nodes, but the correct answer is more complex giving the flexibility InfoWorks ICM offers you. Let’s have a look: Nodes: subcatchments can drain to any … Continue reading

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Basic Tutorial Now Available in InfoWorks ICM

Good news! InfoWorks ICM (version 7.5.2 and newer) now has a built in tutorial to cover all major functions of the software. To access this helpful tool, just open the Help file, click on the ‘Contents’ tab, and you will … Continue reading

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Where subcatchments drains to?

In InfoWorks ICM you can extend model building functionalities with SQL and Ruby scripts. This blog is an example of how to define the nodes to which subcatchments drain using these tools. The scripts presented can be easily adapted to … Continue reading

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Surcharge Flow vs. Pipe Full Capacity in ICM

You may have noticed, that in some instances, the Pipe full capacity value on a pipe in InfoWorks ICM is less than the flow in a surcharged pipe. How can there be more flow in a pipe than its full … Continue reading

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Area Take Off operation in InfoWorks ICM (Sewer Edition and Full Edition)

The Area Take Off option allows automatic calculation of runoff surface areas and the contributing areas of subcatchments using data imported from a Geographic Information System. It is designed to extract the areas surfaces form a catchment according to their … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM RiskMaster: Calculation of Event Probability and Annual Damage

ICM RiskMaster allows 2D hydraulic results from InfoWorks ICM to be combined with economic data to allow damages to be quantified. Traditionally flood management policies have been based upon the design standard philosophy, where policy makers decide on an appropriate … Continue reading

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Tip & Tricks. Comments in SQLs

Want to make your code understood to colleagues? Want to ignore certain lines whilst developing an InfoNet SQL? A double Backslash ‘\\’ acts as a comment in InfoNet SQL Comments. In computer programming, a comment is a programmer-readable explanation or … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM Version Numbers – The rules!

When it comes to version numbers, there are different rules for the various components of InfoWorks ICM and its associated Services. Local and Remote Simulations When creating and scheduling a simulation from your local machine and running it on a … Continue reading

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