V8i SELECTseries 6 release of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD and HAMMER

For detailed information on the new features and enhancements, check out the below articles:

What’s new in WaterGEMS and WaterCAD V8i SELECTseries 6?

What’s new in HAMMER V8i SELECTseries 6?

Here are some highlights:

  • Major upgrade to SCADAConnect (WaterGEMS)
  • Complete rewrite of user interface for SCADAConnect Simulator making it much easier for a non-modeler to create runs for pipe breaks, fire flows, shut downs, unusual demands, or overriding controls
  • Improved capability for importing, using and viewing SCADA data
  • Define custom SQL statements, opening potential support for other data historians such as GE Proficy
  • Unlimited SCADA signals for all WaterGEMS users
  • Improvements to flushing planning (WaterGEMS and WaterCAD)
  • Easier layout of uni-directional flushing runs
  • Greatly improved field operator reports
  • Better visualization of flushing events
  • Improved variable speed pump modeling (EPS and Steady State)
  • Ability to modify set points over time with controls
  • More stable runs with multiple pumps
  • Better management of customer meter elements in criticality and pressure zone manager (WaterCAD and WaterGEMS)
  • Better management of controls and control sets (EPS and steady state)
  • Usability enhancements to Flextables
  • Multi-threading of fire flow calculations (WaterCAD and WaterGEMS)
  • Improved Pipe Renewal Planner scoring for risk calculation (WaterGEMS)
  • Warnings if pressure drops below vapor pressure (EPS and steady state)
  • Darwin Scheduler performance improvements (WaterGEMS)
  • Export to Excel option to export input and results to Excel (or CSV) for external reporting purposes
  • RSS feeds about Bentley and Bentley Communities search are available from within product.
  • Updated platform and Operating System support
  • AutoCAD 2015 and 2016
  • ArcGIS 10.3.X (WaterGEMS and HAMMER)
  • Windows 10


We will be offering a free webinar (for various times and languages) where we will discuss these new features in more detail.  Please check our event registration site shortly to find the session that fits you best

We hope that these new releases will help you find continued success!

- Bentley Technical Support