Sunday, July 22, 2012

How Does a TYPE2 Pump Work in SWMM 5?


How Does a TYPE2 Pump Work in SWMM 5?

Subject:   How Does a TYPE2 Pump Work in SWMM 5?

A SWMM 5 Type2 pump flow is a function of the depth at the upstream node (Figure 1) but the pump rules can be overwritten by a RTC Rule as in the attached example in which the pump is only turned on then the flow in the upstream link 8040 is greater than 25 cfs.
Figure 1.   RTC Rules and Schematic of a TYPE2 Pump in SWMM 5.

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