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Introduction to System Curves – Basic Hydraulic Considerations

System curves can be a very powerful tool for an engineer to use when designing a new pump station or evaluating an existing pump station as they allow the engineer to see where the pump will operate along it’s pump … Continue reading

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Creating a “zero byte” MXD file to use with any version of ArcGIS

One of the challenges sometimes faced when sharing any of Innovyze non-workgroup products that run in ArcGIS such as InfoWater, InfoMaster, InfoSewer, and InfoSWMM is when different users are using different versions of ArcGIS.  When you attempt to open a model that was saved … Continue reading

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Addressing ArcGIS (and InfoWater) versioning when sharing InfoWater models

One of the challenges sometimes faced when sharing models is when the ArcGIS version is different as ArcGIS will give an error if you try to open a newer version of an ArcGIS .MXD file in an older version of … Continue reading

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InfoWater 2D – The Comprehensive Solution for Water Main Breaks

When a water main breaks, the utility has to figure out an emergency response plan within a short period of time. Numerous analyses including hydraulic simulation are required to answer the following questions: How to isolate the broken water main? … Continue reading

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Throttle Control Valves – A few clarifying notes on their use in InfoWater, H2OMAP, and H2ONET

Throttle control valves are one feature within the software that may or may not get used as much by different modelers as other valve types, but are another tool that in the modeler’s toolbox that can be used. Due to … Continue reading

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Creating a custom ArcGIS toolbar and icons to quickly join or remove InfoWater layer data tables

Many modelers make use of the “Join all Layer Tables” feature within InfoWater as it quickly joins all of the input and output data tables for each of the six InfoWater element data types to their associated ArcGIS Layer.  This workflow instructs the … Continue reading

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InfoWater V11.5 New Features

Pump System Analyst (PSA) With the PSA extension, users are now able to quickly determine whether a pump station meets pump capacity requirements and to design the pump station improvement plan that best satisfies system needs and maintains optimal pumping … Continue reading

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Innovyze’s Water Network and Operational Systems User Group 2014, Adelaide, Australia

On Tuesday 5th August Innovyze’s Water Network and Operational Systems Modelling User Group was held at SA Water’s offices in Adelaide. Delegates from around Australia and New Zealand attended to see first hand to view the Operation Decision Support System … Continue reading

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Updating Demand Dataset for Multiple Scenarios in InfoWater

With increasing housing demand, there are often extra networks added to the existing water supply network for newly built housing estates or industrial sites.  These new networks will often have their own demands.  How can you update the demand data … Continue reading

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The More, the Merrier: Multi-user Editing in InfoWater

Quick Steps for Performing Multi-User Editing in InfoWater The first step is to create a geo-database of all of the information. Be sure that your new personal geo-databases have definitive identifications and descriptions, ex: User A and User B. Once the databases … Continue reading

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