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  1. manhole and pipe size files

    when I start a new network, the criteria automatically selects my default manhole and pipe size file, can you change it so when importing a file for the first time it selects my standard default files, older versions did select the default file

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  2. to be able to change the default button in storm duration

    to be able to change the default button in storm duration so I can set up my own default settings

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  3. Realistic Flow in SuDS structures

    Realistic flow through bioretention, permeable paving and other SuDS within hydraulic models.

    2 votes

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  4. Clash detection between pipe networks

    Can wall thicknesses be added to pipes and manholes to check clash detections

    6 votes

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  5. "Copy to clipboard" alongside print/export on Microdrainage spreadhseet input/outputs

    Would greatly simplify the process of getting results/details from MD into a report, skipping a stage in the current process (Export to CSV/Excel - Open)

    1 vote

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  6. Status Bar to report more significant figures

    The status bar currently only displays levels (ground model level, water depth) to 1 decimal place. 2 Decimal places would be much more useful, Especially to ensure a node is at a low point or in the gutter invert..

    2 votes

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  7. Run same return period with multiple climate change allowances

    When running the simulation wizard I would like to be able to run the same return period with multiple climate change allowances to enable a single analysis covering all scenarios. This will avoid needing to adjust inputs & rerunning the network multiple times to cover no CC, upper & lower CC limits.

    6 votes

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  8. Enable drawnet manhole changes

    Enable the manholes assigned to impermeable areas on drawnet to be changed.
    It is currently not possible to change the manhole when editing a network meaning the areas have to be deleted then recreated. Being able to change the manhole would save a lot of time.

    4 votes

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  10. Change the size / dimensions of multiple manholes at once

    MicroDrainage Network

    It would be very useful if it was possible to change the dims of many manholes at once. It'a a very laborious and time consuming task to change each dimension one-by-one, especially if the network is very large!

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  11. Easier selection of FEH and FSR Rainfall in the "Seasonal Return Period Wizard"

    Sometimes we are required by the LLFA to run storms <60mins with FSR rainfall and storms >60mins with FEH rainfall. This requires the "Seasonal Return Period Wizard" to be run twice following changes to the network and then exported in separate files.

    It would be much quicker if this could be specified in the wizard.

    1 vote

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  12. Print Tickbox for Manhole Schedule Layout option

    In MicroDrainage 2019.1 the Manhole Schedule printout also includes a manhole layout, sometimes this is unnecessary and it would be helpful if there was an additional tickbox option in the printout settings.

    2 votes

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  13. Retain/Lock dummy MH names

    Can we get a function to lock/retain MH numbers, If you have multiple dummy MH's and need to make changes any name you have given to these is lost when renumbering. You then need to go through the whole process again.

    3 votes

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  14. Flood Studies Update: Ireland

    Add support for the Met-Eireann DDF Irish Rainfall Data. The IDF data can be downloaded from a website and automatically uploading this data would be a big time-saver for users in Ireland.

    4 votes

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  15. Enable locking of pipe numbers

    One of the aims of BIM is that all the different models you create match. If you issue a pipe network 3D model for construction with certain pipe numbering and then a minor change happens this can affect every pipe number in the system. But once it's already been issued for construction you can't afford to change pipe numbers as it would be too confusing, which means that the 3D model can no longer match the Microdrainage model.

    2 votes

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  16. Switch design return periods when running cascade analysis

    I would like to be able to build a single cascade model & able run it for various design return periods instead of needing to create separate cascade models for each return period.

    2 votes

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  17. Allow SOIL values < 0.15

    The Rural Runoff estimate tool in MDSUDS does not allow values of SOIL below 0.15.
    The UKSUDS greenfield runoff tool defaults to a value of SOIL=0.1 where SoilType=1
    This produces a significant difference in results. This difference results from using values of SOIL from FSR vs Wallingford Procedure and FSSR7
    It would be better if the MDSUDS tool allowed values of SOIL down to 0.1 for compatibility, and if the default values were standardised across the industry.

    1 vote

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  18. Add update to existing network for the 'Export to Civil3D’ in DrawNetCAD

    It would be very useful if DrawNetCAD had the option of updating an existing Civil3D pipe network when using the Export to Civil3D option.
    The Autodesk Microdrainage Utility has this ability, albeit it can be unreliable.

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  19. Microdrainge to Revit

    Make Pipes and Inlet available in Revit

    2 votes

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  20. Missing design function and short cut

    1. Add vehicle tracking function to software.

    2. Be able to save to dwg format individual roads ( plan, long section and cross section)
      all layers with one click rather than saving the whole development plan if only revising one road.

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