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  • New cloud tool and improved SWMM diagnostics in InfoWorks ICM 2025.2

    InfoWorks ICM 2025.2 is here, delivering new cloud tools, improved SWMM diagnostics and import, and extended backwards compatibility for simulation results. Our development teams have been SWMMing through a number of important updates for SWMM modelers in the last several months. As we noted in our last release post, InfoWorks ICM 2025.1 enabled curve number…


  • Does InfoWorks ICM use the SWMM engine? Yes! Here’s everything else you need to know.

    InfoWorks ICM leverages some of the most advanced hydraulic and hydrologic simulation functions on the market, but did you know it can also leverage the EPA’s SWMM5 engine? In this post, we’ll walk through answers to various questions we get from our customers about InfoWorks ICM’s SWMM capabilities, as well as highlight new features valuable…


  • 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…


  • Everything new in Autodesk’s desktop hydraulic modeling software 2025 releases

    The latest 2025 releases of all of our desktop hydraulic modeling solutions are out, and with them, there are a ton of new features waiting to help you in your workflows and processes. The Autodesk Water team has been hard at work developing solutions to real-world challenges you face in your day-to-day work and implementing…


  • JMT: Protecting the City of Charleston with the Low Battery Seawall and modern drainage design

    Consulting firm Johnson, Mirmiran & Thomson (JMT) leveraged InfoDrainage to ensure improvements to the Low Battery Seawall in Charleston will protect the surrounding community from future flooding. Charleston has benefitted and suffered from an abundance of water since its founding over 350 years ago on a marshy peninsula along the Eastern Seaboard. Although being surrounded…


  • Unseen infrastructure: The underground networks that keep the world turning

    Let’s explore unseen infrastructure and examine everything happening beneath our feet, in walls, under roads, and throughout cities.


  • Water Drops: NEXRAD, inlets, and templates, oh my!

    This release of Water Drops focuses on some key functionality to help improve your workflows: Designing inlets in InfoDrainage We’ve already seen many useful tools in InfoDrainage from previous Water Drops collections. In this video, we continue to built on those skills by taking a deep dive on inlets inside InfoDrainge. More specifically, how inlets should…


  • 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,…


  • What’s the difference between 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling and how to decide between them?

    Predicting floods and how these flows of water interact with topography and infrastructure has presented a menagerie of challenges for engineers of past and present. Like any force of nature, floods are dynamic events that encompass a series of interrelated factors that determine the resultant effects. Factors like topographical variance, soil permeability, precipitation intensity, existing…


  • HEC-RAS: Its history, benefits, drawbacks, and alternatives

    For much of human history, rivers were one of the most prevalent resources to civilization, serving as the liquid highways for goods and providing needed water for irrigation. It’s no wonder then why the world’s top minds have long toiled over how to control rivers and understand their flow. While understanding rivers presented persistent toil…