Drainage design


  • InfoDrainage 2024.3: Cloud Analysis, Clash Detection, HEC22 Advanced Inlet Analysis

    The latest update of InfoDrainage is here, with advanced clash detection for stormwater controls, cloud simulation analysis tools, and advanced HEC22 Inlet analysis capability. InfoDrainage 2024.3 builds off the most advanced, user-friendly solution in drainage system design to make it even better.   In this post, we’ll walk through what these improvements mean for you, and…


  • InfoDrainage Standard vs Ultimate: What’s the difference?

    Autodesk’s InfoDrainage is a drainage design and analysis solution that designers, developers, landscape architects, engineers, consultants and approval authorities rely on to: Water professionals who are completely new to InfoDrainage sometimes ask us which version they need to get started. We’ve put together this simple guide to explain the differences. Choosing between InfoDrainage Standard vs.…


  • Designing drainage sustainably: 6 SuDS options inside InfoDrainage

    When storms cause flooding, we often want to make water flow as quickly as possible away from the problem. But water is an asset, not a problem. Just as with traffic on our highways, making the pipes wider and the flow faster doesn’t solve the problem. By holding on to water or controlling how quickly…


  • 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…


  • InfoWorks ICM Basics video tutorial series

    This tutorial series provides a fast way of getting to know InfoWorks ICM and learning how to use its basic features. It uses a simple example to guide you through the main aspects of the software, showing you how to: It also demonstrates the options that are available for investigating the data held in your…


  • How to use Australian Rainfall and Runoff Guidelines (ARR19) in the latest InfoDrainage 2023.2 release

    The Australian Rainfall and Runoff Guidelines (ARR19) are critical in providing reliable flood risk estimates to ensure infrastructure is designed well to keep communities safe and environments protected.  The addition of ARR19 in the latest release of InfoDrainage means Australian designers, engineers, and planners can streamline their drainage design processes for land development, major infrastructure,…


  • 10 things you can do in InfoDrainage that you can’t do in MicroDrainage

    With over 35 years of innovation, Microdrainage has done a cracking job of ensuring water professionals across the world deliver accurate and efficient designs and models of surface water and wastewater systems. We took everything we learned over that time to create InfoDrainage, which was released in 2020. This next generation drainage design software application…


  • Grad student reimagines Oklahoma City with green infrastructure design using InfoDrainage

    Summary Andrea Tavera, a former University of Oklahoma graduate student, used Innovyze drainage design software to promote LID-based, green infrastructure design in hopes of resolving Oklahoma’s two greatest drainage challenges caused by stormwater runoff: excessive flooding and pollution.  Efficient drainage design A master’s student, Andrea Tavera focused her thesis on the evaluation of Low Impact…


  • Introduction to InfoDrainage: free learning series

    Are you looking to learn how to get started with InfoDrainage? We’ve created a series of videos for drainage design that is completely free and open to everyone. The course focuses on pipe design, simulation, and results analysis, with a special focus on representing SuDS. If you’ve been a user of the legacy product MicroDrainage,…