InfoSWMM Now Supports EPA SWMM-CAT, Enabling Modeling of Future Climate Change Projections
Direct Support to SWMM-CAT Power Communities in Assessing Impact of Future Changes in Climatic Conditions and Helping to Build Safer, Sustainable, More Resilient Water Infrastructure
Broomfield, Colorado, USA, — In its ongoing quest to equip the water industry with the world’s most comprehensive and innovative smart network modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that InfoSWMM (and H2OMAP SWMM) now fully support the newly released USEPA Storm Water Management Model Climate Adjustment Tool (SWMM-CAT). This important capability allows users of InfoSWMM (and H2OMAP SWMM) to directly estimate future changes in temperature, evaporation and rainfall for simulation modeling.
The SWMM-CAT tool provides a set of location-specific adjustments derived from global climate change models run as part of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 3 (CMIP3) archive. These are the same climate change simulations that helped inform the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in preparing its Fourth Assessment report. SWMM-CAT and the USEPA Stormwater Calculator for Low Impact Development simulation are both part of the President’s Climate Action Plan.
Built atop ArcGIS (Esri, Redlands, CA), the full-featured InfoSWMM analysis and design program delivers the highest rate of return in the industry. All operations of a typical sewer system — from analysis and design to management functions such as water quality assessment, pollution prediction, sediment transport and deposition, urban flooding, real-time control, and record keeping — are addressed in a single, fully integrated geoengineering environment. The program’s powerful hydraulic and water quality computational engine is based on the latest SWMM 5.1 version, which is endorsed by the USEPA and certified by FEMA. These features and more deliver an enhanced modeling experience and greater realism of displayed results — advantages that translate to increased productivity, reduced costs, higher accuracy, better efficiency, and improved designs.
InfoSWMM also serves as a robust base platform for advanced modeling, operational, short-term and long range planning, capital planning, urban stormwater treatment and analysis, and analytics-driven asset management extensions. Some of these critical applications include InfoSWMM 2D (two-dimensional surface flood modeling),CapPlan (risk-based capital planning and asset performance modeling), InfoSWMM Sustain (optimal selection and placement of LIDs/BMPs), InfoSWMM SFEM (dynamic sewer flow estimation model), InfoMaster (GIS-centric analytics-driven asset management), and RDII Analyst (rainfall-dependent inflow and infiltration planning and analysis).
“Our priorities have always been to advance the frontiers of smart network modeling technology and support our customers’ successes by helping them better prepare for climate impacts and build safer, better water infrastructures,” said Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, President, COO and Chief Technical Officer of Innovyze. “This direct support to the EPA Storm Water Management Model Climate Adjustment Tool delivers on our promise to equip our customers with the ultimate geospatial decision support tool for evaluating, addressing and managing climate change risks for more resilient, sustainable sewer collection and urban drainage systems.”
Pricing and AvailabilityUpgrade to InfoSWMM and H2OMAP SWMM (V13, SP 1, Update 4) for SWMM-CAT support is now available worldwide by subscription. Subscription members can immediately download the new version free of charge directly from www.innovyze.com. The Innovyze Subscription Program is a friendly customer support and software maintenance program that ensures the longevity and usefulness of Innovyze products. It gives subscribers instant access to new functionality as it is developed, along with automatic software updates and upgrades. For the latest information on the Innovyze Subscription Program, visit www.innovyze.com or contact your local Innovyze Channel Partner.
Innovyze is a leading global provider of wet infrastructure business analytics software solutions designed to meet the technological needs of water and wastewater utilities, government agencies, and engineering organizations worldwide. Its clients include the majority of the largest UK, Australasia and North American cities, foremost utilities on all five continents, and ENR top-rated design firms. With unparalleled expertise and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the Innovyze connected portfolio of best-in-class product lines empowers thousands of engineers to competitively plan, manage, design, protect, operate and sustain highly efficient and reliable infrastructure systems, and provides an enduring platform for customer success. For more information, call Innovyze at +1 626-568-6868, or visit www.innovyze.com.
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