What's New in WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS CONNECT Edition Update 3 ( &

Product(s): WaterCAD, WaterGEMS, WaterOPS
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Area: Installation


CONNECT Edition Update 3 version 10.03.05.XX of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS introduces improvements and features to help you be more successful.

Note: this was initially released as version number and later re-released as version to fix the issue mentioned in this article.

Table of Contents

  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition integration
  • Automated fire flow report updates
  • Stability enhancements and fixes to reported issues

MicroStation CONNECT Edition integration

Integration with MicroStation CONNECT Edition is now supported with this release of WaterGEMS and WaterCAD. If there are issues related to integration, see this link: Troubleshooting MicroStation integration.

Additional Automated Fire Flow Updates

A few additional updates have been included for the automated fire flow run in WaterGEMS and WaterCAD. This includes additional details in the Fire Flow Status. If a fire flow node fails, the Fire Flow Status will include better information on the cause of the failure. The following link has information on automated fire flow: Understanding Automated Fire Flow Results.

Compatible Platforms and Operating Systems

Compatible Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Note: Windows 7 is no longer supported. (Windows 7 reached “end of life” status as of January 14, 2020 and is no longer supported by Microsoft.)

Supported Platforms:

  • Standalone (no CAD or GIS software required); Note that WaterOPS is a standalone-only application
  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition and MicroStation V8i SELECTseries 10 and earlier
  • AutoCAD 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • ArcMap 10.8 and earlier (WaterGEMS only)
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.6, 2.7, and 2.8 (WaterGEMS only)

See: Platform Compatibility

Model Compatibility

Models saved in build 10.03.05.XX of WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, and WaterOPS can be opened in other 10.03.XX.XX releases. Older model files can be opened in the latest version without issue.

See also: Model backward / forward compatibility

Stability enhancements and fixes to reported issues

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.

See Also [Top of Page]

WaterGEMS and WaterCAD TechNotes and FAQs

WaterOPS TechNotes and FAQs

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Software installation order

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