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A new version of CONNECT Edition Update 3 release of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS – Build 10.03.01.08 introduces improvements and features to help you be more successful.
Stability enhancements and fixes to reported issues
Improvements to the Pipe Shutdown Event in WaterGEMS SCADAConnect Simulator and WaterOPS includes the addition of an ID column in the Affected Customer Meters table and a Select Elements in Drawing button where you can quickly view affected elements. To access these, right-click on a Pipe Shutdown event and choose Compute Event Outage. The outage segment for the pipe shutdown will be highlighted and a table will be generated with the affected elements.
Source and Signal options have been added to the Demand Adjustments in SCADAConnect Simulator and WaterOPS. When you open the Demand Adjustments, you can now choose a source, either User Defined or Signal. If Signal is selected, you will be able to choose from the available SCADA Signals available for the model. The closest available signal value to the start time of the simulation will be displayed and used in the Value field.
In addition to the raw signal data directly pulled from the data source, there are derived signals which take raw signals from the same data source and transform them. These Derived Signals, once created, work like raw signals when setting up SCADA Elements.
To create a derived signal you can right-click on the “Derived” node under the data source which contains the raw signals, then select “New” or right-click the signal you want to derive from and select “Create derived signal from..."
In the dialog that opens, you can enter a label and select the transformation method (Formula or Override).
The ability to archive changing tracking data has been added. This can potentially help with situations where including change tracking data may otherwise increase the size of the model's database file to a great extent.
The Crossing Pipes query in Network Navigator has been enhanced to accommodate different types of pipes. If you open the Crossing Pipes query in Network Navigator, you will see options for All Links (which will analysis all pipes and laterals), Current Selection (which will only analyze links already selected in the drawing), Pipes (which will analyze only pipes), and Laterals (which will analyze only laterals).
Improvements have been made to ModelBuilder imports using GIS-ID, which will make creating and updating models based on GIS-ID easier and more successful.
The Irrigation Designer tool can provide initial pipe size estimates for dendritic (tree-like) networks. These types of networks are common in irrigation system.
Compatible Operating Systems
See: Platform Compatibility
Models saved in older versions of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS can be opened in other 10.03.XX.XX releases,
See also: Model backward / forward compatibility
As with all new versions, this release of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS includes fixes to various user-reported issues from the previous release, providing an overall more stable experience.
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