Autodesk InfoDrainage: Create detailed sustainable drainage designs

What is Autodesk InfoDrainage?

Autodesk InfoDrainage® is a full design and analysis solution that designers, developers, landscape architects, engineers, consultants and approval authorities rely on to:

  • Design and audit drainage systems quickly and confidently

  • Deliver sustainable, cost-effective and compliant designs

  • Accelerate BIM (Building Information Modelling) workflows

Autodesk InfoDrainage overview (video: 2:44 min.)

Benefits of Autodesk InfoDrainage

Easy to use

Use a single, automated platform for any project, with intuitive controls and clear visualisation.

Optimised design

Deliver compliant, sustainable, optimally sized, cost-effective designs – on time and within budget.

Quicker approvals

Streamline approval processes with clear, defendable and reviewable drainage designs.

What you can do with Autodesk InfoDrainage

Take the complexity out of drainage design

Improve efficiency, compliance and control across the lifecycle of your project. Saving time on sustainable design lets you optimise workflows and obtain faster approvals.

Handy integrations to enhance design process

Shorten design time with built-in integration of Civil 3D and data exchange and other CAD and GIS platforms.

Simpler regulatory compliance

Use auditing tools to simplify compliance. Generate custom reports and templates for local regulations and requirements in a number of languages and units.

Resources for Autodesk InfoDrainage


Combining drones with InfoDrainage to solve issues

Rogers-O’Brien was one of the first to implement drone technology in construction.


Sustainable amphitheatre for Sidmouth

A flood alleviation scheme that protects residents and properties and provides a unique, impeccably sustainable, dual-use amenity for residents.


Introduction to InfoDrainage: free learning series

This course focuses on pipe design, simulation, results analysis and sustainable urban drainage.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk InfoDrainage used for?

Autodesk InfoDrainage lets you design, review and approve sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), green infrastructure and traditional drainage systems. InfoDrainage can help you design more clearly, richly and confidently.

Who uses Autodesk InfoDrainage?

Autodesk InfoDrainage is a full design and analysis solution used by designers, developers, landscape architects, engineers, consultants and planners.

We are an approving authority; what does this mean for our submissions?

In short, easier reviews. Autodesk InfoDrainage was created with approving authorities in mind and includes a host of functionality created to help streamline design review workflows and to better analyse submissions. Please speak to your account representative about the various trainings, webinars, and other onboarding experiencing that Autodesk offers.

Which operating system does Autodesk InfoDrainage run on? 

Autodesk InfoDrainage runs on Windows®. See  InfoDrainage system requirements (US Site) for details.

Which versions of Autodesk InfoDrainage can I use if I subscribe to the current version?

Your Autodesk InfoDrainage subscription gives you access to install and use the three previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.

Can I instal Autodesk InfoDrainage on multiple computers?

With a subscription to Autodesk InfoDrainage software, you can install it on up to three computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software Licence Agreement (US Site) for more information.

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