WaterGEMS and WaterCAD TechNotes and FAQs

This article provides a list of in-depth TechNotes and FAQs for Bentley WaterCAD and WaterGEMS products.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WaterGEMS and WaterCAD General FAQs

Automated Fire Flow FAQ

WaterGEMS For ArcGIS Pro and WaterGEMS for ArcMap FAQ

Overview of WaterGEMS for ArcGIS Pro



WaterGEMS and WaterCAD Data Import FAQ

Building and updating a model using ModelBuilder
Carbon Emission Analysis and Energy Cost Analysis

Converting older WaterCAD/WaterGEMS files into WaterCAD/WaterGEMS V8i format and saving presentation settings

Creating controls, conditions, actions and controls sets

Creating formula-based User Data Extensions

Energy Cost and Energy Management


SCADAConnect Simulator

Automatic processing of results (or other) data using an extensible data exchange framework

How does the Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) work?

How does the Pressure Sustaining Valve (PSV) work?

How to edit demands, unit demands, or a subset of demands globally

Importing A CAD (eg. DXF or DGN) Drawing Using ModelBuilder
Importing Demands From A Spreadsheet

Importing Time Series Data Using ModelBuilder

Modeling Air Valves At High Points

Modeling a Connection to an Existing System

Pump Station and Pump Combination Curves

Running a Criticality Analysis

Running Pipe Break Analysis

Scenario and Alternative Management

Setting Up Pressure Dependent Demand

System head curves with no downstream storage

Understanding Automated Fire Flow Results

Water Model Calibration Tips

Using Darwin Calibrator

Using Darwin Designer

Using Darwin Scheduler

Using Network Navigator

Using Pipe Renewal Planner



Troubleshooting and Understanding LoadBuilder

Troubleshooting "Network Unbalanced"

Troubleshooting negative pressures at pumps, junctions, & other node elements


What's New

New Features and Enhancements for OpenFlows products

See Also

WaterCAD Product Information

WaterGEMS Product Information

OpenFlows Product TechNotes And FAQs

OpenFlows Water Solutions on Bentley Website

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