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    Drainage Design and Analysis

    Draining water no matter the storm

Drainage Design and Analysis Solution

Drainage systems comprise a complicated mix of components, from street inlets to pipes, and from streams and open channels to ponds and control structures that are designed to attenuate flow or prevent pollution. Our drainage solution can help you understand and effectively design these types of systems ranging from civil drainage projects to more complex land development studies.

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Capabilities
  • Design and analyze low impact development controls

    • Model the effect that low impact development controls have in retaining runoff before it enters the stormwater system.​​
  • Design and analyze pond and outlets

    • Leverage PondMaker's guiding process through the confusing maze of pond design steps by following the step-by-step process that provides constant feedback on how the design is progressing. Set the maximum outflow rate, estimate storage, and check the outlet design and final design.​
  • Design drainage systems

    • ​Use terrain models and hydraulic simulation to assess network performance and create 3D models. Apply design storms and rainfall-runoff methods to automatically optimize inlet location, pipe size, elevations, and detention pond characteristics to mitigate flooding and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Design inlets and gullies

    • ​Design and analyze inlet location and capacity to regional and national standards to ensure maximum allowable flow widths in the gutter are not exceeded. Assign carry-over flows to gutter for conveyance to downstream inlet. Use inbuilt HEC-22 and U.K. standards or user defined inflow/capture curves.
  • Model surcharge and flood protection

    • ​Use an integrated solution comprising hydraulic models for runoff and flow calculations, and 3D civil design tools to identify locations where system capacity is inadequate to handle heavy rainfall effectively. Then design facilities to prevent surcharge and flooding.
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Computer Applications in Hydraulic Engineering Book
This book is an all-inclusive water resources guide for practicing engineers and students in the hydraulics and hydrology fields.
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Solution Playbook

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Products
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    Bentley Descartes

    Ensure your project has accurate real-world representation using proven imaging and point-cloud technology to enhance your infrastructure workflow.

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  • Bentley Map
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    Bentley Map

    Mapping software for editing, analysis, and management of 2D/3D geospatial information, including map finishing and advanced parcel management.

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    Used By

    Mapping Professional

  • Bentley Map Mobile
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    Bentley Map Mobile

    Gain in-field access to your enterprise GIS and infrastructure data via your tablet.

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    Civil Engineer

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    Surveyor

  • Bentley Pointools
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    Bentley Pointools

    Powerful and fast point-cloud visualization and editing software

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    Surveyor

  • Bentley Subsurface Utility Engineering
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    Bentley Subsurface Utility Engineering

    Import geospatial data, automatically create 3D models, analyze underground utilities, and eliminate errors in your underground utility projects.

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  • CivilStorm
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    CivilStorm

    CivilStorm provides an easy-to-use environment for engineers to analyze, design, and operate stormwater systems.

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    Hydraulic Modeler

  • ContextCapture Center
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    ContextCapture Center

    Quickly develop detailed 3D models of any size for use in design, construction, or operations from digital photographs.

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    Surveyor

  • CulvertMaster
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    CulvertMaster

    CulvertMaster is a very easy-to-use calculator product that provides a stress-free culvert solution for any site design or land development project.

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    Used By

    Hydraulic Modeler

  • FlowMaster
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    FlowMaster

    FlowMaster is a solve-for-anything hydraulic toolbox that enables engineers to design and analyze a wide variety of hydraulic elements.

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    Hydraulic Modeler

  • OpenRoads Navigator
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    OpenRoads Navigator

    Gain insight into civil projects within the context of 3D models to make better decisions throughout the lifecycle, in the office, field, or on-site.

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  • PondPack
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    PondPack

    Effectively analyze and design detention and retention facilities, outlet structures, and channels.

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    Hydraulic Modeler

  • Power GEOPAK
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    Power GEOPAK

    Trusted transportation and civil design application providing 3D modeling, design, and analysis.

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    Civil Engineer

    Hydraulic Modeler

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  • Power InRoads
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    Power InRoads

    Modeling, design, analysis, and construction-driven engineering for transportation and civil design projects all in one application.

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    Hydraulic Modeler

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  • ProjectWise Design Integration
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    ProjectWise Design Integration

    Accelerate information worksharing and content reuse for multi-discipline design coordination and collaboration.

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    Used By

    Project Team

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    ProjectWise Edge

    View, analyze and approve the most current project data from anywhere, anytime.

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    Civil Engineer

    Engineering Manager

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Professions
  • Project Team

  • Civil Engineer

  • Engineering Manager

  • Hydraulic Modeler

  • Mapping Professional

  • Surveyor