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  1. Can you include scenarios in WS Pro environment similar to ICM

    ICM has the capability of the scenario modelling within the single network. H2Omap also had the same capability. Any possibility of having the same capability in WS pro?

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  2. As a user, I would like an automated method to allocate demands from meter points through lateral polyline to pipelines.

    I need a way to allocate demand from a meter (point meter) to the pipe (polyline) based on the lateral connection (polyline) at end points.

    Keep in mind:
    The features might not snap nor connect to pipes

    20 votes

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  3. Automatically Generate System Curves in Infoworks WS Pro

    In InfoWorks WS Pro - A way to automatically generate a system curve for a pump would be extremely useful.

    17 votes

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  4. in IWPro to have a symbol for easy indication of UPC attached to an asset

    It can be difficult to tell if UPC is attached to a pump without checking every time. It would be very helpful to have a way to show UPC, such as similar to live data.

    16 votes

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    completed  ·  Luca Serena responded

    This will be provided with WS Pro 2021.5 (target release date April 2021)

  5. Import demand scaling using CSV file on WS PRO

    Please add the ability to import demand scaling using CSV file on WS PRO

    9 votes

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  6. display multiple scenario results on long section picks

    For long section picks on model runs showing the hydraulic gradients etc. it would be useful when carrying out scenario work to be able to display more than one set of run results - currently have to export to excel.

    9 votes

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  7. use of custom buttons over multiple models

    At this time the custom action buttons are only relevant to the database. As a user who has a number of SQL toolboxes which I use across multiple models it would be highly beneficial if these custom action buttons could be set up in the software so they were applicable to all models opened

    8 votes

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    completed  ·  Luca Serena responded

    SQL can now be exported to IWQ files (binary formats). Those can then be stored in the factory SQL library directory and then used across multiple master databases. Functionality available from WS Pro 2021.5, target release date April 2021.

  8. Multi-species water quality

    As a user I want to be able to handle multi-solute water quality defining my own set of equations (same as EPANET MSX)

    8 votes

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  9. Add Max/Min HL/1000 Results

    Can't currently map Max HL/1000. This would be more efficient/useful in some cases than mapping Max HL (feet). If your model has many segments, it is possible that very high head loss areas will not be flagged if only the HL is available.

    7 votes

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  10. Default 'Start Time' for testing feed Time Range in Live Data Feed

    Currently in Test Feed window of Live Data Feed both 'Start Time' and 'End Time' default to now. It would be better if the 'Start Time' as in the past (e.g. today minus one day). That way when connect to live data from Pi or Scada some output would be produced. At the moment with the current defaults the user always have to modify the 'Start Time'.

    7 votes

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  11. Allow Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V in InfoWater Pro

    I could always copy and paste attributes via simple keyboard commands (Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V) in classic InfoWater, but can no longer do that in InfoWater Pro. You can right click and select "Copy" or "Paste", but that takes longer. Bring back keyboard commands.

    7 votes

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  12. As a user I would like to use Equivalent Persons (EP) for demand allocation.

    As a user and working within a Queensland council, Equivalent Persons (EP) are used for Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) triggers and growth planning. As the Census data is used create a demand model to define development staging horizon demands.
    Currently, WSPro can handle no. of properties (l/service/day) which uses an integer but can’t handle Equivalent Persons (EP) that needs decimal formatting.
    Our council believes a work-around is not suitable and creates complexity to demand allocation. WSPro should be able to handle different mechanisms for demand allocation to support all councils in Queensland and across Australia.

    7 votes

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  13. Max or Min Flow values should not depend on the pipe direction. i.e. the value being positive or negative depend on the pipe direction

    Currently, if the flow direction through the pipe is opposite to the direction of the pipe drawn it shows as a negative flow value. So if the flow goes both direction during the run, smaller positive value shows as the maximum flow and larger negative value shows as the minimum flow. This is wrong.

    6 votes

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    InfoWater Pro reports Max/Min flow using the absolute value.
    InfoWorks WS Pro reports velocity according to maximum magnitude (+ or -) for understanding shear stress but flow maintains the sign since that has some applications.
    While WS Pro can Theme the pipes with absolute value of flow, you can use an SQL to generate a table. For example:
    SELECT IIF,sim.qmax,ABS) AS [Max Q]

  14. Combine simple and rule-based controls dialogs

    It is currently difficult to identify if a facility has a rule-based control. An improvement would be to access all the controls for a facility through the existing controls button. Clicking the controls button would open a single window with a tab for simple controls and a tab for logical controls.

    6 votes

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    completed  ·  Luca Serena responded

    New Control Overview functionality provided with InfoWater Pro 3.5 Update 2. Target release date April 2021.

  15. Have an indicator of the date/time of last successful model run

    Add a date/time stamp for the last successful model run somewhere in the run manager window would be helpful. Once a run has been completed, it is possible for a user to make changes to the model which would affect the hydraulics, yet the stoplight still shows green/yellow. It's possible for a user to THINK they have completed a run with the latest changes despite their not being incorporated.

    6 votes

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  16. clearer ArcGIS version info

    Would be good to see clearer version info on innovyze.force.com...
    The old site innovyze.com/updates was better viz "for ArcGIS 10.3-10.7"

    6 votes

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  17. Allow decimals in number of properties assigned to customer points

    When setting up future demand scenarios we are often provided increase in population over an existing area of the network, reflecting infill growth across the area. However we can't distribute this across existing customer points because only a whole number of properties can be assigned to each customer point.

    Demand scaling could be used for this but has a number of drawbacks:
    - To use demand scaling we need to change the area code to reflect development areas, which means we can't use area codes to analyse DMAs.
    - It also means the demand statistics for a network does not…

    5 votes

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  18. Run MSX in IWLive

    There is massive interest in having a water quality model that shows pH, Nitrification, chlorine levels, age, and tracing in real time. Currently this is only possible for water age (the basic EPANET WQ does not allow for the source tracing and quality modeling we need).

    Would be really nice to do these with IWLive with shorter duration Server runs (using the proceeding projection), as opposed to having to do 20 day runs in IWLive, export to InfoWater, then setup MSX there and run for another 20 days.

    4 votes

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  19. Default MapXtreme setting

    As a user of InfoWorks WS Pro, I would like that MapXtreme was the default setting for the background management. I mean, in the the software download page it's called "InfoWorks WS Pro with MapXtreme", so it would be quite obvious that MapXtreme is the default setting... (Besides, in "InfoWorks ICM with MapXtreme", MapXtreme IS the default setting!)

    4 votes

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  20. elevation

    When inserting a new junction in an existing pipe, InfoWater Pro interpolates the elevation data between the two existing nodes to come up with a default elevation estimate. A useful setting option would prevent this from happening, and instead default to a 0.00 elevation.

    3 votes

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