Category: Free software

Re-Engineering the user interface of EPANET

Two important initiatives started this year. The first is the announcement of the Open Source EPANET project which is currently focused on the EPANET engine (solver). The second is a tender (or solicitation) issued by the USEPA for the “Re-Engineering SWMM and

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Announcement of an open source EPANET initiative

Dominic Boccelli published today an announcement about a new open source EPANET initiative: The EPANET program and source code have played invaluable roles in research and practice in the WDSA field. The undersigned supporters of the Open Source EPANET initiative acknowledge the

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epanetReader – R package for reading EPANET water network simulation data

Brad Eck published epanetReader which is an R package for reading water network simulation data in Epanet’s .inp and .rpt formats into R. The package code is available on GitHub and can help with analysis and visualization of the network data and simulation

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EPANET Excel Add-In

A colleague of mine sent me an Excel Add-In which utilize the EPANET Toolkit functions. This Add-In is just the right tool for all Excel users who want to make custom EPANET simulations without writing a line of code, just

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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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Running HEC-RAS from Visual Basic 6 and Excel VBA

HEC-RAS is free a software by the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) at the US Army Corp of Engineers which allows you to perform one-dimensional steady flow, unsteady flow, sediment transport/mobile bed computations, and water temperature modeling. Recently I needed to run HEC-RAS from my

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EPANET class for C#

The previous C# class I posted about a year ago had some issues and bugs. Vyacheslav Shevelyov, who reported a few of these issues, took upon himself to write a new C# class for the EPANET Toolkit. From the class readme

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EPANET Matlab classes

I already wrote a few posts about calling EPANET from Matlab but this question keeps returning. Currently these are two leading Matlab classes\wrappers for calling EPANET: EPANET Matlab Class by Marios Kyriakou and Demetrios Eliades from KIOS research center – “The

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epanet.js – EPANet in JavaScript

From Steffen Macke site: The epanet.js app is a JavaScript version of EPANet that requires no installation. The app runs in the browser, making it available on personal computers as well as tablets and mobile phones. The model data is not

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WatDis, the Little Challenger

This is a guest post by Marcelino Rodríguez from Transparent Blue. WatDis in short WatDis 1.3 is a system for the analysis of water pressure distributions networks. The software allows engineers to evaluate the behavior of the pipe network and

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