Innovyze, which develops business analytics software and technologies for smart water infrastructure, is making available its GIS-centric water and wastewater modeling software free to students and professors at higher education institutions worldwide.
This special student edition of both InfoWater and InfoSWMM, limited to 60 links, is designed to provide universities worldwide with a way to use advanced, high performance water modeling software in their classrooms and labs. The company says it will help students learn and develop important skills in the design, planning, operation and management of sustainable water distribution and wastewater/stormwater collection systems that will help them stand out in the job market.
Major water and wastewater utilities worldwide, as well as global engineering firms, use Innovyze InfoWater and InfoSWMM software.
Built atop ArcGIS, InfoWater’s innovative network modeling technology addresses every facet of utility infrastructure management and protection. The company says it delivers the highest rate of return in the industry.
The software integrates sophisticated predictive analytics, systems dynamics and optimization functionality directly within the ArcGIS setting. From fire flow and dynamic water quality simulations, valve criticality and energy cost analysis to pressure zone management and advanced Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm optimization, the suite comes equipped with everything water utility owner-operators need to best plan, design, operate, secure and sustain their distribution systems, the company says.