What's New in CityWater

The following is a list of the more significant changes and new features available in CityWater

  12 April, 2017  

  • Organization Admins can activate/disable the accounts of their organization's Viewer users.
    • Browse to "User Accounts" page
    • Click the "Edit" icon on the user of interest, which redirects to the "Edit User" page for that user
    • A toggle switch for "Account Status" now appears and can be modified/updated
  • Post processing can be reset
    • Browse to "Projects" page
    • Select a project from the list, which redirects to the "Project Details" page for that project
    • Click on the "Schematic" tab
    • If post processing has been performed, a "Reset Post Processing" button will appear under the "Post Processing" section, right above the post processing results
  • Map layers reflect average values by default (if no specific time step is selected) and while in this configuration selecting a feature will display the average, maximum, and minimum values
    • Browse to the "Map" page for a desired project
    • On the "Map" page, note that the "Time" dropdown in the left pane menu will now initially display "None" meaning that averages across all times are being displayed
    • Click on a feature
    • "Minimum," "Maximum," and "Average" values for the selected feature will be displayed in the "Properties" tab in the left pane menu
  • Organization Admins can create "Scenarios" off of their base projects. This allows basic properties of the base model to be modified before being "re-ran."
    • Browse to the "Project Details" page for a desired project
    • A "Scenarios" section now appears in the left pane menu, under which a "New Scenario" button appears
    • Click the "New Scenario" button, which redirects to the "New Scenario" page
    • Specify a name and description for the new scenario
    • Click the "Create Scenario" button which redirects to the "Map" view in an edit mode
    • Click on any feature
    • The "Properties" dialog in the left pane menu will contain text inputs for all properties that can be edited
    • Change the value in the text input for a desired property
    • Click the "Save Changes" button that appears above the "Properties" dialog
    • Once a single change has been made, the "Run Model" button will become enabled
    • After all desired changes have been made, click the "Run Model" button which will redirect to the new scenario's "Project Details" page
    • A dropdown listing all of the scenarios (including the base project) will now appear in the left pane menu under the "Scenarios" section
    • Change which scenario you are viewing the project details for by selecting a different scenario from the dropdown
    • This same dropdown will now appear in both the "Map" view and "Schematic" view as well, so the scenario being viewed can quickly be changed
  • The "Map" page now has "Jump to node" and "Jump to link" input options, each with a corresponding "Go" button
    • Browse to the "Map" page for a desired project
    • Click on any node or link feature
    • Take note of the "Label" name for the feature listed in the "Properties" tab in the left pane menu
    • Click on a different feature
    • Now, type the label name in the corresponding text input ("Jump to node:" or "Jump to link:") in the left pane menu
    • Either click on "Go" or press "Enter/Return"
    • The same feature that you had previously viewed will be automatically zoomed to and the corresponding "Properties" will again be displayed
  • Map view has a base map switcher allowing toggling between None, Satellite, Satellite w/Labels, and Road