This file contains information concerning Version 5.1 of the EPA Storm Water Management Model (SWMM). A complete Users Manual as well as full source code and other updates are available at www.epa.gov/water-research/storm-water-management-model-swmm.
To install EPA SWMM 5.1 run the setup program swmm51xxx_setup.exe where xxx contains the current build number. It will place the following files into the application folder you designate:
epaswmm5.exe — the Windows user interface for SWMM 5
epaswmm5.chm — the SWMM 5 help file
swmm5.dll — the SWMM 5 computational engine
swmm5.exe — the command line version of SWMM 5
tutorial.chm — an online tutorial for SWMM 5
notes.txt — this file
The setup program will also create a Start Menu group whose default name is EPA SWMM 5.1.xxx where xxx is the current build number. From this menu group select the item named EPA SWMM 5.1 to launch the program.
EXAMPLE DATA SETS
Several example data sets have been included with this package. They are placed in a sub-folder named EPA SWMM Projects\Examples in your My Documents folder. Each example consists of a .INP file that holds the model data and a .TXT file with suggestions on running it.
* EXAMPLE1.INP models runoff quantity and quality from a small watershed and its routing through a network of storm sewers. It can be run in either single event mode or in continuous mode using the companion rainfall file sta310301.dat.
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