Storm Sewer & Flood Modeling

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  1. Export 2D Result to Raster Grid of Depth and Hazard

    Damage Assesment tools (third-party) require depth and hazard raster grid input

    7 votes
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  2. Ground Models Management for combining

    Provide a method to merge an existing ground model with a proposed condition model

    7 votes
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  3. Checking

    Can we have a feature to monitor who has Network Soft Licences. Earlier we had the Admin Control center to check.

    2 votes
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Apply RTC / observed values to Sluice Linear Structures

    At the moment we cannot move sluice linear structures in 2D. We're wanting to model a river entirely in 2D but the river is subject to a series of barrages that would require control. Therefore it would be essential to apply RTC and observed settings to the gates.

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  6. Alert on river sections without having to make 1D results points

    We'd like to create alerts on river sections without having to create either results points or having the reach split at the cross section in question

    3 votes
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  7. Loading bars for large 2d TIN results.

    Vissible loading progress for loading large or TIN modelling results.

    2 votes
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  8. colour labels based on flags

    Make it possible to colour the labels based on the flags associated with the displayed field values.

    2 votes
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  9. Allow to Use TSDB when running a simulation in ICM Exchange

    Running a simulation with TSDB data is currently not supported in ICM Exchange.

    4 votes
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  10. Interface Utility export efficiency

    Hi Paul,

    Can I make a suggestion regarding the InterfaceUtils.exe utility?

    Seeing that we are now dealing with considerably more rainfall data associated with ARR2016/2019 rainfall & temporal patterns, can Innovyze (or whoever created the abovementioned utility) look at updating the executable such that one doesn’t have to browse for a particular file in the “File name” field. As an alternative, it would be handy if we had the option to simply update the file name manually in the “File name” field and press a “reload button”. Furthermore, it would also be beneficial if there was an additional function to…

    2 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. AutoCAD Civil 3D TIN Surfaces

    I would like to import Autodesk Civil 3D TIN surfaces (including point clouds) into ICM as elements

    6 votes
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  13. Improvement on the Numerical Correction Process in ICM

    The current procedure for ‘Numerical Correction’ in ICM requires users to remove any existing values to calculate the correction (for Preismann and Base flow) before the inbuilt routine is run. If this wasn't made the calculated correction values are added on top of any existing value thereby reducing the total storage in the system. However, the correction for 'Storage Compensation' deletes any existing values before calculating the compensation value. Therefore, there is inconsistency in the approach which has the potential to reduce the total storage at a node. Either, the inbuilt process for 'Numerical Correction' should be revisited or the…

    2 votes
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  14. Realign Feature Tool

    For XPSWMM and Infoworks (any GUI editor you have actually):

    Moving an existing line substantially is something that occasionally happens. If we could do this without having to delete the entire thing, or click and drag each vertex one at a time, it would be a big help at times.

    A new feature I’d like to see for lines/polygons is a ‘realign feature’ tool. When selected, if you clicked on a vertex in a line or on a polygon boundary (single click and release), it would ‘grab’ that vertex and allow you to move it. Once you place it by…

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  15. Add SWMM5 Ideal Pump to InfoWorks ICM

    Does InfoWorks ICM have an equivalent to an ideal pump in SWMM which pumps whatever is entering the SPS out of the SPS?

    It would be a good feature to include into infoworks as I needed to play around a bit to get it. I found I had to add line 2 or the pump kept on turning off rather than flow pacing.

    I have seen a screw pump used previously to pump out what comes into the SPS but dependent upon the head discharge parameters this can back up the incoming sewer. If I set a curve similar to…

    4 votes
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  16. Sort by Validation Error in Grid View

    Allow columns in grid views to be sorted by validation error(s). This would make fixing validation errors much easier.

    For example, when modelled pipes/nodes are updated from the GIS, the Subcatchments sometimes lose their Node ID link as the node names may have changed. Being able to sort these validation issues to the top of the grid would make fixing the errors much easier. This would be particularly useful across multiple scenarios since the selection list created from the validation can't be saved with the "un-shown" objects from a different scenario.

    3 votes
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  17. RTC - New time range to allow "between 2 dates" every year

    In a similar way to the way "time repeat" works, can we have an RTC range that works between the same 2 dates every year. I have a catchment where the operating protocol works differently in the Bathing Season from the rest of the year. Having a way to check with one range if we are in the bathing season or not would avoid the clunky work arounds.

    4 votes
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  18. Total sediment ( SF1+SF2).

    In the result “graph” and “table” window add a new field for “total sediment” which presents the mass flow and the concentration of “sf1”+”sf2”

    2 votes
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  19. Local water quality settings.

    User can set local water quality parameters and local initial condition of Water Quality in ICM rather than globally.
    Local WQ parameter should at least contain decay rate, DO process coefficient etc..
    As for the local initial condition, DO concentration and other pollutants concentration could be set for each river reach.
    For example, for one node or one link it could have a local “decay” in itself. And for the initial condition every node or link can have different intial pollution concentrations.

    2 votes
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  20. Modelling of Septicity

    As a sewer modeller I have occasionally been asked about odour generation in sewer networks. I have noticed that DO (dissolved oxygen) and BOD (biochemical oxygen demand) are both inputs in the wastewater and trade-waste model groups of Infoworks ICM SE. Given that these are possible inputs in a sewer model, is it possible to model the consumption of DO by BOD within the network to determine where and when the sewage becomes anaerobic and prone to odour generation? This would be particularly useful if you wanted to model the addition of a high BOD low volume trade waste stream…

    3 votes
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