Customer stories


  • Consor Engineers: Simulating sophisticated pump flows in a closed system

    Whatcom County (PUD) tasked Consor Engineers, a water and transportation infrastructure consulting firm, with conducting hydraulic modeling simulations to assess its current industrial water system and select new high head service pumps for a proposed new water treatment plant. 


  • Putting the squeeze in sponge cities: Amsterdam’s Waternet and the innovative RESILIO blue-green roof project

    The RESILIO project has helped Amsterdam repurpose rooftops as smart blue-green roofs to reuse rainwater and prevent localized flooding. This project, along with other sustainable water initiatives like the Amsterdam Rainproof program, continues to position the Netherlands at the forefront of water management. We examine the details of the project, how our software is used,…


  • The City of Fayetteville’s flood resiliency in the face of climate change: mapping 15 watersheds

    You’ll find dozens of US cities and counties named after Revolutionary War hero Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de Lafayette, but the city in North Carolina was the first – and probably the only one he ever actually visited. Originally called Cross Creek by the Highland Scottish immigrants who helped populate it, Fayetteville was founded next…


  • Davidson Water: Going deep with surge analysis and bubbling up with community engagement

    As a nonprofit membership-based organization, Davidson Water is entirely supported by the rates and fees paid by its member customers – no county taxes involved. Created over 50 years ago by enterprising businessmen who realized that this part of the popular Piedmont corridor of commerce and trade would not be able to host more business without…


  • Combining BIM and hydraulic modeling expertise to (re)build a better dam in small-town Brazil

    When the Diego Cuê Dam ruptured in the town of Caarapó deep in the southern tip of Brazil, it wasn’t only flooding that the authorities had to manage. The dammed lake, located in the Ayrton Senna Park, is an important recreation space for residents and is perhaps Caarapó’s only tourist attraction. The flooding of the…


  • What if Hurricane Harvey had hit San Antonio?

    Over eight days in August 2017, category 4 Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rainfall over Houston, Texas, making it the most significant rainfall event in US history since the USGS began keeping records in the 1880s. Just 200 miles away, water professionals and politicians in San Antonio asked themselves: “What if the…


  • Central San reduces need for capacity planning by 30% with InfoWorks ICM

    The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District – called “Central San” by the locals – is one of the larger water systems in the San Francisco Bay region. Located about 30 miles east of San Francisco, the district is responsible for the collection and treatment of wastewater for half a million residents and 3,000+ businesses, cleaning…


  • Hunter Water: using InfoWorks WS Pro to help undertake an important yearly risk analysis

    Hunter Water Corporation (HWC) is the second largest water and sewerage utility corporation in New South Wales. This state-owned corporation has been operating since 1892 and serves a population of almost 600,000 people spread across 6,671 square kilometres in the areas of Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Dungog, and small parts of Singleton.…


  • Jacobs engineered a SuDS-friendly, sustainable, flood-resistant amphitheater for Sidmouth. It’s beautiful.

    In the town of Sidmouth on the South West coast of England, Jacobs, a leading technical consultancy, not only designed a flood alleviation scheme that protects residents and properties but created an innovative, unique, impeccably sustainable, dual-use amenity for residents. The Sidmouth area has a long history of flooding from sea, river and stormwater, with…


  • Rogers-O’Brien combined a drone with InfoDrainage to solve a problem quickly – and very accurately

    We need you to come back to the site. There’s been some flooding. No general contractor wants to find a message like that in their inbox half a decade after wrapping up a construction project. But a representative from Magnolia Montessori was indeed coming back to Rogers-O’Brien (RO). They were concerned because water was ponding…