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EPANET Operation manual

EPANET Operation manual

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Hi,

I've recently been tasked with modelling an existing municipal water distribution system using EPANET. I have managed to draw up the pipe network and nodal demands with relative ease after simply following the basic user manual, however I now need to input the current pumps and rules that co-ordinate their operation. I have found very little help available to do this slightly more advanced work, and I am struggling to successfully run the results.

Is anyone aware of a users manual that provides more thorough help and guidance than the standard manual that is issued online?

RE: EPANET Operation manual

If you have any Bentley software legitimately you used to be able to easily get a copy of this reference

bentley advanced water distribution modeling and management

If you don't have any Bentley software legitimately you can sometimes get lucky using a google search for free PDF download of this reference manual which explains this very well.

The most appropriate method would be to obtain a fire hydrant flow test and use that data to model a three point pump curve which will give you data to enter into epanet

RE: EPANET Operation manual

(OP)
Thanks for the help, I've had a bit of luck with some online resources and trial and using trial and error methods to replicate actual flow tests.

I appreciate your help,

Tait.

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