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MAP Sewer – automated creation of simplified models

New MAP Sewer capability speeds up the creation of simplified sewer network models. The process uses QGIS and Python scripts to simplify the much more detailed models already developed by the Water Companies. As a result, we create a set of output files that can be imported directly into MAP Sewer.

Case study – How short term solar irradiance predictions can increase PV site revenue

Case study – Short term solar irradiance predictions and impact on PV site revenue This case study summarises the work completed in an InnovateUK collaborative research project. As a result of this work, the project delivered the following outcomes. To use the latest satellite imagery to create solar irradiance predictions for the next 2 hours […]

MAP Rain – New FEH 2013 Rainfall Return Period calculator

We are updating MAP Rain to let users calculate the FEH 2013 return period for any location. This process updates the existing FEH99 return period calculation service and provides API calls to let users embed the calculations in their own applications.

MAP Solar – new service predicts solar irradiance at any location

MAP Solar – our new service that predicts solar irradiance for the next two hours at 15 minute intervals at any location

MAP Rain – new geometry gives large rural agencies ability to focus on urban areas

New MAP Rain geometry delivers large cost reduction for accessing rainfall analytics data

MAP Rain – new rainfall grid imagery

MAP Rain updated to display rainfall data as images that work at multiple zoom levels

Areal FEH99 calculation – Return Period calculation for polygons

New MAP Rain feature – calculate FEH99 Return Periods for polygons using the Aereal FEH99 option

Yorkshire Water network resilience hackathon – use of MAP IoT

Overview of a one day hackathon using a closed data set to investigate how data analytics can help find the best locations for some +8,000 sensors. Details the solution delivered and developed on the day