Category: Announcements

Xylem acquires Visenti

During the 2010 WDSA conference in Tucson I met the WaterWiSe@SG team and was impressed with their achievements. Following that conference, I wrote a post titled “WaterWiSe@SG – a huge step towards the Water Smart Grid”. A year later the

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First community release of the EPANET toolkit

It took us just over one year since the announcement of an open source EPANET initiative to release the first community version of the EPANET toolkit (the EPANET engine DLL). This is now version EPANET 2.1. From the release note: The

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EPANET coordinates conversion service

After many years of working with EPANET models from all around the world I have developed tools and methods for the conversions of models coordinates systems and now offer an EPANET coordinates conversion service. More information here.

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HYDROFLO 3 Advanced Piping System Design Software

Brian Haulman of Tahoe Design Software sent me a message that they have released a new version of HYDROFLO (a piping system design software): We have just updated HYDROFLO to major version 3. It has many new features and tools and is

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The creator of EPANET has retired

Jim Uber posted on the EPANET-Users list that Lew Rossman, the creator of EPANET, has retired. He also sent the code of QHCSIM which Lew published back in 1991 and might be the first public version of a combined hydraulic

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Battle of Background Leakage Assessment for Water Networks – BBLAWN

During the WDSA 2014 conference a new “battle” will be held: The Battle of Background Leakage Assessment for Water Networks is the fifth in a series of “Battle Competitions” dating back to the Battle of the Water Networks (BWN) in 1985 and

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Real-time Data Processing, Modelling and Control in Urban Water Systems Session

As part of the 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2014, August 17 – 21, 2014, New York, USA) there will be a special session on Real-time Data Processing, Modelling and Control in Urban Water Systems. The session is intended to bring

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EPANET-RTX real time extension for the EPANET toolkit

The United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Homeland Security Research Center announces the open source project for EPANET-RTX.  What is EPANET-RTX? RTX (the real-time extension) is the first open-source library to extend the base EPANET hydraulic and water quality simulation functionality

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The Battle of the Water Networks (BWN-II)

During the 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference (WDSA 2012), a new Battle of the Water Networks will be held: The Battle of the Water Networks (BWN-II) is the fourth in a series of “Battle Competitions” dating back to the “Battle of

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The Battle of the Water Calibration Networks (BWCN)

Following the Battle of the Water Networks (BWN) in 1985 and more recently the Battle of the Water Sensor Networks (BWSN) I’m happy to announce the Battle of the Water Calibration Networks (BWCN): The BWCN calls for teams/individuals from academia,

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