CONNECT Edition Update 1 (build release of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, SewerGEMS, CivilStorm, SewerCAD, and StormCAD

We are pleased to announce the availability of CONNECT Edition Update 1 (build of the following Bentley Hydraulics and Hydrology products:

  • WaterGEMS CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • WaterCAD CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • HAMMER CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • SewerGEMS CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • CivilStorm CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • SewerCAD CONNECT Edition Update 1 (
  • StormCAD CONNECT Edition Update 1 (

This release is available at no cost for SELECT and ELS subscribers and includes enhancements and new features to help you be more successful with your hydraulics and hydrology modeling projects. Below are some of the highlights.
All Products

  • Compatible with AutoCAD 2019
  • Compatible with ArcGIS 10.6
  • FlexTables are sorted by label in Custom Reports
  • Sort in the Selection Set and Contour managers 

Storm and Sewer Products (SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD and CivilStorm)

  • Support for broken back culverts
  • New storm event group types
    • Australian rainfall and runoff
    • Flood estimation handbook (United Kingdom)
  • Ability to set the default annotation styles for engineering profiles
  • Sort FlexTable by branch from upstream to downstream  (i.e. dendritic)
  • Storm Event Wizard

Models saved in this release are compatible with (can be opened in) the previous “CONNECT Edition Update 1” release with version

This release integrates with MicroStation V8i SELECTseries 4 and AutoCAD 2017, 2018, and 2019 (32 bit/64 bit).
For SewerGEMS, WaterGEMS, and HAMMER, ArcGIS integration supports up to version 10.6.
See the "What's New" articles below for more information on the enhancements and features introduced with this release.
What's new in SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD and CivilStorm CONNECT Edition Update 1 (Build
What's new in WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and HAMMER CONNECT Edition Update 1 (Build
For more information on downloading this release, please see the following article:
Downloading Haestad / Hydraulics and Hydrology Software
Please use our forum to discuss any questions or feedback you have about this release.
Happy modeling!
Bentley Technical Support