Tag Archives: ICM

How to Safely Clean Working and Results Files in ICM

As you work in InfoWorks ICM, you may notice that you are running out of space on your hard drive. This can happen when you work in ICM often and make loads of changes to your model without cleaning out … Continue reading

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Operating InfoWorks ICM on Virtual Machines and in Cloud based environments

There is nothing particularly special that you need to do to deploy InfoWorks ICM on a Virtual Machine or on a Cloud platform, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. It’s really no different to installing the … Continue reading

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2017 InfoWorks ICM / ICMLive User Group Meeting Report

The 2017 InfoWorks ICM / ICMLive User Group Meeting was held on the 20th June 2017. The event took place at the Conference Centre on Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. We had over 80 attendees for the day. The event was … Continue reading

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GPU runtime results for 2D InfoWorks ICM models (2017 update)

This is the third instalment in a series of blogs I’ve written summarising run times for 2D simulations conducted on PC hardware and NVIDIA GPU cards. The first was in December 2012, I then followed up with a second in … 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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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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