AutoCAD Civil 3D - Stormwater

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Lyonstp
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IDF table error

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07-20-2012 07:59 AM

For some reason, in the IDF rainfall curve window, when i enter my rainfall data into the IDF table tab i receive the following "Data Error": "No Solution: values may be non-uniform or unrealistic. values should increase with return peroid"

 

The problem is i have tried 3 sets of data. one that i know has worked in the past and i am still getting the same error. the rainfall data is from a government website so the numbers should be good.

 

has anyone experienced this problem before?

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Matt.Anderson
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Re: IDF table error

07-20-2012 08:05 AM in reply to: Lyonstp

Which program and what set of numbers are you using?

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Lyonstp
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Re: IDF table error

07-20-2012 08:32 AM in reply to: Matt.Anderson

sorry, i forgot to mention that. I am using Hydraflow Hydrographs extension for Civil 3D. The data i am using i got off of the NOAA website, they are  "PDS-based point precipitation frequency estimates" i'm using the 1,2,5,10,25,50 & 100 year storm events with 5,10,15,30, 60 minute durations.

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Matt.Anderson
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Re: IDF table error

07-20-2012 09:51 AM in reply to: Lyonstp

Be sure to use the "Precipitation intensity" Data Type from the NOAA website rather than the "Precipitation depth".

 

Sounds like you are using the depth values.

Matthew Anderson, PE
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