• 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…


  • 4 New Water Drop workflow videos: audit reporting, phase management, printing, and RTC

    We've been releasing new Water Drop videos every month since we began this project. Every time we add a new one, we include it on our Water Drop YouTube playlist. You can be updated every time we release a new video by subscribing to our YouTube channel and turning on notifications.


  • Output water-quality reports on demand using Info360 Plant – whenever you need it

    In 2016, an outbreak of campylobacter in the Havelock North community of New Zealand resulted in four deaths, 50+ people hospitalized, and over 8,000 illnesses — affecting about a third of people in the community and surrounding area. The likely culprit was sheep faeces draining into a shallow aquifer after a heavy rainstorm event. Considering…


  • Join us on Wednesdays for The Drainage Download

    Last month, we kicked off a new initiative, combining our technical resources from multiple teams to answer customers’ burning questions about drainage design in a live setting. Each week, we’ve been sitting together as a group, tackling subjects from 1D-2D analysis to Civil 3D integration with InfoDrainage, as well as answering questions from attendees —…


  • Understanding water loss and leakage: strategic overview, zonal planning, and operations

    Utilities sometimes spend large amounts of money on non-revenue water. If you spend hours developing annual water loss reports to track the money you spend on non-revenue water, you may be eager to find a leakage strategy to reduce these losses throughout your water network, for both transmission and distribution. While leakage strategies may mean…


  • White paper surveys UK architects about upcoming 2024 SuDS regulations. Are they ready? Are developers?

    The UK government has announced that it will be mandatory to include Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in virtually all new housing developments in England beginning in 2024. This is a win for proponents of SuDS, but one that feels like it has been a long time coming. This will bring England in line with Scotland,…


  • InfoWorks ICM 2024.1 New Section Tool

    New capabilities for SSF professionals with InfoWorks ICM 2024.1, plus new XPSWMM/XPStorm and XPViewer

    If the new cloud capabilities from our last InfoWorks ICM version update weren’t enough, our latest release InfoWorks ICM 2024.1 continues to improve your workflow efficiencies through new bottom orifice representation, a new level section view, and additional enhancements to culvert representation.   New bottom orifice  You can now better represent your real network conditions and…


  • Helping ISG make a smooth migration from XPSWMM to InfoWorks ICM

    ISG is a nationally recognized, 100% employee-owned, multi-disciplinary architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm with a diverse portfolio of water-related work throughout the Midwest US that extends from watershed planning to urban redesign and everything in between. This year, they celebrate their 50th year in business. After being diligent users of XPSWMM for many years,…


  • What is One Water?

    What does ‘One Water’ mean & how is it being promoted?

    Is One Water more than just an emerging catchphrase? Or is it a key to solving the water industry's challenges?


  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission uses InfoWorks ICM to model a combined system

    The San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC) owns and operates close to 1,000 miles of sewer mains, 3 treatment facilities, 200 million gallons of storage, 26 pump stations and 36 combined sewer discharge outfalls. Interestingly, it is the only coastal city in California with a combined sewer system that collects and treats both wastewater and…