Digital twins


  • Mapping ‘Flash Flood Alley’: LAN built a digital twin hydraulic model for the city of San Marcos

    Headquartered in Houston, with 11 Texas offices and 5 more out of state, Lockwood, Andrews, and Newman Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering, and program management services. They leveraged the power of InfoWorks ICM to model and protect San Marcos for years to come. Along the busy highway corridor between the…


  • 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,…


  • Video: Colby Manwaring talks to Informed Infrastructure magazine about Scottish Canals’ digital twin

    Last year at this time, I was riding a bike along the canals of Glasgow, tagging along with an extremely talented film crew from BBC StoryWorks to help document the incredible progress Scottish Canals has made in revitalizing their waterways. The film that came out of this trip, Europe’s First Smart Canal, is beautiful. We’re…


  • Podcast: Colby Manwaring talks about the digital twin revolution in water

    This week, Colby Manwaring is a guest on the Geotechnical Engineering Podcast. Host Jared M. Green asks Colby about how digital technology is transforming the way water systems are designed, analyzed, simulated, and managed. Naturally, the talk turned to digital twins and how the industry is just scratching the surface of how useful a true…


  • Watch the Water Talk: a culture of continuous improvement with Digital Twins

    Our latest Water Talk, Create Impactful Change within Your Organization by Implementing Digital Twin Technology, is done and gone. But that doesn’t mean it’s inaccessible. We put every Water Talk on our YouTube channel – and right here on the One Water blog. This time around, we talked about Digital Twins. Are there defined standards for…


  • Scottish Canals: Turning Glasgow into a sponge city

    When Scottish Canals, Glasgow City Council, and Scottish Water came together to create the Glasgow Integrated Water Management System under the wider umbrella partnership of the Metropolitan Glasgow Strategic Drainage Partnership, they had a radical idea – to turn North Glasgow into a “sponge city”, utilizing long-neglected canals in an ecologically friendly way to absorb,…


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    US water infrastructure needs new policies to match new technology

    Colby Manwaring recently sat down with Todd Danielson, Informed Infrastructure‘s editorial director to talk about how important it is for water industry thought leaders to explain the potential of digital twin technologies to US policymakers who are currently fleshing out the way new funds will be used to shore up the nation’s water policies. As…