• InfoWater Pro 2024.4: Water quality in the cloud, MSX 2.0, and new shortcuts

    InfoWater Pro 2024.4 brings new improvements to cloud functionality, MSX 2.0 access, and a few new shortcuts for better product usability.


  • 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,…


  • Will the world run out of water?

    Water is one of the most abundant natural resources on the planet. However, it’s also one of the scarcest. While paradoxical, and despite the world’s seeming wealth of water spanning the globe, access to clean, drinkable water is dwindling as the world undergoes climate changes and increasing water pollution makes many sources unusable. Put simply, Earth…


  • InfoWorks ICM 2024.4 and 2024.5: new shortcut keys, speedier results, improved SWMM model results

    The Autodesk Water team is excited to release the latest updates of InfoWorks ICM 2024.4 and 2024.5. In these two milestone releases, the team has been focused on delivering improved features and functionalities directly requested by existing users from the InfoWorks ICM Feedback Portal. The 2024.4 release includes three primary feature improvements, including new shortcut keys to speed…


  • 10 reasons water professionals choose InfoWorks ICM

    A few years ago, our product manager for storm sewer and flood products Sophia presented her 10 reasons for why InfoWorks ICM is her flood modelling package of choice. A fair bit of wonderful development has happened since then, so I would like to present the Top 10 in InfoWorks ICM – part 2. The best…


  • 4 New Water Drop videos: DWF allocation, 2D flooding display, grade lines, and Autodesk Docs

    A new year to learn new workflows! We’re kicking off 2024 with four additional Water Drop workflow videos. Check out our YouTube playlist to catch up on all our short-form workflow tutorials, and please do let us know in the survey at the bottom of the page if you have any suggestions for future videos.…


  • New video: ‘Fundamentals of Drainage Design’

    If you are a new civil engineer, urban planner, or simply interested in understanding how drainage systems work, we have a brand-new course that’s designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle drainage design challenges. The video was created and narrated by Drainage Design Product Engineer Daniel Yardley, who is located…


  • How water industry consultants can increase their value to utilities by embracing the cloud

    “There is nothing permanent except change.” Though Heraclitus uttered these words in the 6th century BC, it’s easy to forget that change is necessary for growth. We fall into our comfortable, day-to-day routines and temporarily forget this truth. This can be particularly evident in the workplace where everyone is busy. Change can conflict with a…


  • How engineers can help prevent catastrophic flooding 

    Severe weather events are some of the largest looming threats to civilization in the next many decades. The power of water is humbling, something that anyone who has ever been through a flood knows well. Floods can wreak havoc on urban communities, destroying homes, but also destroy environments, damaging wetlands and natural habitats.  However, we aren’t helpless. As a…


  • 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…