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Description: KCWA Model Node and Pipeline Plan

Hydraulic Model Development & System Evaluation

Client: Kent County Water Authority

Hydraulic Model Development and Water System Evaluation

Location: Scituate, West Warwick, Warwick, Coventry, Cranston, West Greenwich and East Greenwich, Rhode Island


• Utilized unlimited pipe version of WaterCAD Version 6.5 (Recently upgraded to Version 8.0)
• Model encompassed a water system serving seven (7) communities
• Over 26,000 customer services in two main pressure gradients
• Assisted the Authority in software procurement
• Node and pipeline plan GIS based
• Included model transfer and training
• The Authority regulations state all new developments must be evaluated using the model
• C&E has conducted over 50 modeling evaluations of proposed development projects