Valves, Valves, Valves

November 30, 2020

Think about the plumbing in your house. If you want to make any changes to the piping, you need to shut off the entire house because you usually..

Is Real Time Pressure Control Worthwhile for Leakage Management?

November 23, 2020

Leaks in water distribution systems depend on the pressure in the pipe. Given a certain size opening, the leakage is roughly a function of the..

Avoiding Pitfalls in Calibrating a Water Distribution System Model

November 16, 2020

  I have a paper on “Avoiding Pitfalls in Calibrating a Water Distribution System Model” accepted for the EWRI Water Congress in May. The deadline..

Navigate your scanned data with Orbit 3DM Feature Extraction

November 16, 2020

  Navigating scanned and mapping data with Reality Modeling WorkSuite Advanced.  Orbit was introduced into the Bentley portfolio only last year..

Real vs. Apparent Water Loss

November 9, 2020

In Bentley’s OpenFlow WaterSight software, we can automatically take water utility production and billing data and generate a water balance..

"Keys" to Success: Get the most out of your software investment

November 5, 2020

It's important to know the in's and out's of the software you are using quickly so that you get the most out of your investment. When training is..

Don't Let a Minor Oversight be a Major Problem

November 3, 2020

In pipe design, a small oversight can create a big problem: damaged pipe, corrosion cell, fire, leaking... and can even lead to a complete..

Model Calibration Data—The Good, The Bad and The Useless

November 3, 2020

Readers of this blog already know the basics of how to calibrate a water distribution system model. Compare system data with model results and..

Best Software License Option for Small and Medium Engineering Firms

November 3, 2020

New Licensing Model Offers Flexibility, Predictability and Training. When did software licensing become so complicated and costly—and isn’t there..

Choose the Best Software License for You - Look at Today’s Software Licensing Alternatives

November 3, 2020

The often costly, complicated, and sometimes overlooked aspect of today’s technology-enabled workflows is software licensing. Over the years,..