Storm Sewer & Flood Modeling

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  1. Allow user to set number format in ICM grid windows

    It would be great if a user could set number formats in InfoWorks ICM grid windows. For example, we are calibrating a large diameter pipeline by adjusting Manning's n values. We are using 5 digits after the decimal place, but ICM only shows 4 digits. When I copy from the grid, it only copies 4 digits after the decimal. So I have to use a csv export to see the actual values. Or at least set Manning's n values to 5 digits after the decimal place.

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  2. Add Date Properties to Scenario Objects (Ruby)

    This would add a date_created or date_last_committed field to Scenario Objects in the WSApplication.current_network.

    It could be used to delete (or archive) old scenarios.

    For example, this would allow users to write a ruby script that can loop through and delete any scenarios greater than 3 years old.

    1 vote

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  3. Get the elapsed time of the simulation in ICM Exchange

    It is not possible to get the information of the Job Control window with the current ICM Exchange, but it would be very useful to be able to create a dashboard using ICM Exchange to manage simulations and coordinators.

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  4. Assign InfoWorks Agent Groups by hostname prefix or wildcard

    The InfoWorks Agent coordinator settings allow simulation machines to be grouped by hostname. However, when using Azure virtual machine scale sets (and likely other similar auto scaling cloud environments) a preconfigured hostname includes an incremental suffix (00001, 0000A...FFFFF) that cannot be predetermined. It would be useful if it was possible to assign machines to groups using just the initial characters of the hostname (without the suffix) or by using a wildcard.

    1 vote

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  5. Show water levels at Bridge Linear Structures

    We would like to see the water levels at the bridge linear structures as it is important for us to be able to see the water levels with respect to the bridge openings and decks.

    6 votes

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  6. Updating a model in ICM Live is overly complicated and currently results in loss of data from previously ran simulations

    The current process to update a model in ICM live is overly complicated and is currently not simple to grasp. This currently requires the removal of all runs from a particular manifest before you can remove and update the model being used. A simpler way to do this would be beneficial, including a methodology which does not require the removal of earlier simulations as this is not immediately obvious that this is a requirement . Ideally this process should be made easier in future releases. Thanks

    2 votes

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  7. Consistent SHP Export Data Fields for 2D mesh elements in ICM

    A simulation result can be exported to SHP files by right clicking the icon and choosing the Export menu. When the result is exported for a specific timestamp, some underlying data fields are not exported such as the elevation and area of a 2D element. When we need such data fields, the maximum state should be exported.
    We wanted to investigate the ground levels of 2D meshes in my model, and were a bit confused to find the data was not included, as the export was done for the peak of a rainfall. Contacting the support team, we learned that…

    2 votes

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  8. Statistic Report Batch Processing

    As a use the ability to 'schedule' statistical reports would be extremely useful. currently if i'm generating a spill report on several overflows for a 10yr TSR series this can take several hours. The process effectively locks the software and prevents any other operation from been undertaken. This is highly inefficient and costly especially when optioneering if several iterations are needed. Shorter TSR's can be run in this case however even a year with several CSO's can take 20-30mins.

    22 votes

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  9. 27 votes

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  10. 26 votes

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  11. Include NSW specific data to ARR Storm Generator

    The state of NSW provides additional data that supersedes the pre-burst and Initial loss data provided in the data downloaded through the Data Hub. As a user I would like the option to easily modify the pre-burst rainfall applied to the from of the storms based on this information.

    https://data.arr-software.org/nsw_specific

    2 votes

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  12. ICMLive Viewer Licence

    The ICM licence does not allow for the contents of Live groups to be seen. This has implications for the viewer licence. I would like to be able to access (but not edit) the contents of a live group. Can there therefore be an ICMLive Configuration Manager Viewer LIcence?

    2 votes

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  13. User URL for X/Y Coordinates

    Currently, the User URL option for the "View Online" menu in Innovyze ICM only allows for the output of longitude and latitude coordinates. Our GIS system is built on the BNG projection and therefore uses X/Y coordinates in its URL. Can you enable X/Y coordinates to be used in the User URL generated by ICM?

    5 votes

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  14. 'Find and Replace Flags' tool on multiple networks.

    As a large organisation with multiple users of InfoWorks ICM we have a set up with one masterdatabase and everyone using groups off this in order to keep all users on the same version. The downside is, that as users import previous models more flags get added, which are now obsolete in our current specification leading to hundreds of flags in the masterdatabase. It is not practicable to use the find and replace flags tool on each network individually, if this feature was expanded to be able to use on multiple networks, it would make administering our model flags much…

    21 votes

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  15. Enable alternate versions of the SWMM engine within ICM

    I would like to have the option to use a different version of the SWMM engine to be run instead of the latest Innovyze version. In some cases this is required, but it is often very helpful to confirm the results from previous versions.

    2 votes

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  16. Warning Messages in InfoSewer

    Is there a way to stop the program from checking for this? InfoWater has the Engineering Validation Manager which allows the “rules check” to be toggled on and off.

    The user does not want to see Negative Flow Warning messages in the RPT file of InfoSewer. You can get this warning if the flow does not converge for the advanced force main solution. It is a warning and not an indication the EPS simulation is faulty.

    2 votes

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  17. Change Variable Speed Pumps Image

    The image for Variable Speed Pumps under the "Other Special Diversion Examples" section is likely wrong. Looks like it is a copy of the image for Pump discharge pipes. Would be great if you could update with the right image! Thanks

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  18. As a user, when transmit a model in XPSWMM, I would like the externally referenced surface, soil and landuse also be packaged.

    In XPSWMM, when 2D data are referenced externally, they are not packaged when transmit the model

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  19. SQL in run dialog box to select gauged objects

    Using SQL to select gauged objects would allow their dynamic selection based on object properties, not just from a static list. This is an issue when testing scenarios if field names are added/changed. It is further compounded by selection lists becoming read-only after being used in a simulation, prompting a proliferation of duplicate selection list objects to update the list.

    4 votes

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  20. Calculation of Pump Power in ICM

    A pump curve and energy/efficiency curve can be input into the software however there is no way to output the energy used by the pump. South Gippsland Water were keen on understanding whether ICM could do this to report their energy efficiency baseline. This can be done in InfoWorks WSPro.

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