Pond design start to finish in under five minutes with PondMaker

If you're a civil engineer working in the field of site design, you have likely had the need to size detention ponds to attenuate postdevelopment peak flow down to predevelopment rates. Did you know that CivilStorm, SewerGEMS and PondPack include a powerful tool called PondMaker, which can help you quickly design a detention pond? Just how fast? In this short video, watch PondMaker design a pond and outlet in under five minutes.

To learn more, check out the additional sources in the "See Also" section below.

This video covers the following:
• Pond and Outlet design in PondMaker
• The Unit Hydrograph runoff method is used. PondMaker steps with Modified Rational Method are slightly different.
• Graphing pre vs post results
Applicable products/versions:
• CivilStorm and SewerGEMS and later
• PondPack V8i and later

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For a copy of the example model file used in this, click the below link. Note that this is saved in the CONNECT Edition, version and cannot be opened in earlier versions.

Quick pond design Model.zip

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Jesse Dringoli
Technical Support Manager
Bentley Systems, Inc.

See Also

Using PondMaker

How can I set up pre and post development scenarios for use in pond design with PondMaker?

What do all the lines in PondMaker step 4 represent?

PondPack Learning Path (LEARN Server - contact your Bentley Account Manager if you do not have access)

Pond Design from Start to Finish with PondPack (Webinar Recording)