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Underground London Sewers in 1898

    I am afraid, judging by the gingerly manner in which we went down the shaft, that we should not have been much good had any great difficulties been encountered. It was a primitive sort of ladder we had to go down, merely consisting of iron rings driven into the wall at intervals, and in our cumbrous and unaccustomed attire it was not a very comfortable job. However, we got down without any casualties, and, arrived at the bottom, found one of the sewermen waiting for us. He provided us each with a wooden sconce holding a candle, and thus provided we went along a short, sloping passage, at the end of which stood another guide, who assisted us to step down into the sewer…

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Innovyze Offers Free Award-Winning GIS-Centric Water Modeling Software to Universities Worldwide

Free Student Edition of Industry Leading InfoWater and InfoSWMM Aimed at Giving Students Hands-On Experience, Better Preparing Industry-Ready Workforce and Shaping the Future

Broomfield, Colorado, USA, August 4, 2015

Fulfilling its promise of continually raising the bar in water resources engineering education and expanding the world of learning, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the availability of its industry-leading GIS-centric water and wastewater modeling software free to students and professors at higher education institutions worldwide. This special student edition of both InfoWater and InfoSWMM, limited to sixty links, is designed to provide universities worldwide with a simple, flexible way to use advanced, high…

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Detention Basin Basics in SWMM 5

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Subject:  Detention Basin Basics in SWMM 5

 What are the basic elements of a detention pond in SWMM 5?  They are common in our backyards and cities and just require a few basic elements to model.  Here is a model in SWMM 5.0.022 that even has a fountain in the real pond – which we not model for now.   The components of the model are:

 1.   An inlet to the pond with a simple time series – a subcatchment can be added to it in a more complicated model but for now we will just have a triangular time series,

2.   A pipe to simulate the flow into the pond…

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