April 12, 2019 - Mees Rijs
I want to reduce calculation times, visually communicate model outcomes with clients/stakeholders, have the most accurate modelling instrument, generate my own business with 3Di
On a regular basis benchmark studies analyze the reliability of instruments that model inundation. 3Di has been benchmarked in two studies, one carried out by STOWA and another one carried out by the Environment Agency.
STOWA is the foundation for applied water research in the Netherlands, it’s mission is to develop knowledge that supports Dutch Water Mangers. The hydraulic benchmark study shows 3Di is the only modelling package that could correctly execute all test cases. As 3Di provides accurate results for any case test, it is a recommendable hydraulic modelling solution for any water manager. The modelling instruments tested by STOWA include: 3Di, D-HYDRO, InfoWorks ICM, HEC-RAS, SOBEK 2, TELEMAC, SIMGRO, WOLK and TYGRON.
The Environment Agency is the public body that protects and improves the environment in England. In August 2013 they published the report ‘Benchmarking the latest generation of 2D hydraulic modelling packages‘. After passing the STOWA benchmark, the 3Di team recreated the environment agency benchmark test and published the outcomes in this report. Since then 3Di has been approved for use in the UK.
RHDHV UK has carried out projects with 3Di. For the Wisbech 2020 vision it has proved to offers vital insights. 3Di is also an important instrument in bids for the National Flood Risk Assessment 2 as well as for tender procedures by Anglian Water.
I want to perform my own calculations and register the 3Di license under the organisation I work for. Ideal if you have a background in GIS and hydrology. We provide online documentation and support as well as the opportunity to participate in a three day training program. Are you ready to take this step?
I would like to work with 3Di and outsource the model building. Ideal if you seek expert advice whilst being in control of the process. You don’t need to know all the ins and outs about 3Di but benefit of all 3Di’s advanced capabilities. Looking for a helping hand?
We are a full-service engineering firm that would like to make 3Di accessible to our clients base. We have model experts and would like to use 3Di’s advanced capabilities in our projects. Ready to discover the benefits of a partnership?