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Create detailed sustainable drainage designs

Autodesk InfoDrainage® is a full design and analysis solution that designers, developers, landscape architects, engineers, consultants, and approval authorities rely on to:

  • Design and audit drainage systems quickly and confidently
  • Deliver sustainable, cost-effective, and compliant designs
  • Accelerate BIM (Building Information Modeling) workflows

Benefits of Autodesk InfoDrainage

Easy to use

Use a single, automated platform for any project, with intuitive controls and clear visualization.

Optimized design

Deliver compliant, sustainable, optimally sized, cost-effective designs—on time and within budget.

Quicker approvals

Streamline approval processes with clear, defendable, and reviewable drainage designs.

What you can do with Autodesk InfoDrainage

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Take the complexity out of drainage design

Improve efficiency, compliance, and control across the lifecycle of your project. Saving time on sustainable design lets you optimize workflows and obtain faster approvals.

Handy integrations to enhance design process

Shorten design time with built-in integration of Civil 3D and data exchange and other CAD and GIS platforms.

Screenshot showing Autodesk InfoDrainage integration with CAD, BIM, GIS, and Civil 3D
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Simpler regulatory compliance

Use auditing tools to simplify compliance. Generate custom reports and templates for local regulations and requirements in a number of languages and units.


Autodesk InfoDrainage FAQs

What is Autodesk InfoDrainage use for?

Autodesk InfoDrainage lets you design, review, and approve sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), green infrastructure, and traditional drainage systems. InfoDrainage can help you design more clearly, richly, and confidently.

Who uses Autodesk InfoDrainage?

Autodesk InfoDrainage is a full design and analysis solution used by designers, developers, landscape architects, engineers, consultants, and planners.

We are an approving authority; what does this mean for our submissions?

In short, easier reviews. Autodesk InfoDrainage was created with approving authorities in mind and includes a host of functionality created to help streamline design review workflows and to better analyze submissions. Please speak to your account representative about the various trainings, webinars, and other onboarding experiencing that Autodesk offers.


Key features of InfoDrainage

InfoDrainage enables designers, engineers, consultants, developers, reviewers, approving authorities, and water companies to design and audit drainage systems.

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Sustainable and traditional design

Create designs for traditional and sustainable drainage, with tailored reports for compliance

Analyze flows and flooding

Use built-in detailed hydraulic analysis for pipes, manholes, storage and green infrastructure to reduce the risk of flooding downstream

Civil 3D integration

Integrated data exchange with round-tripping support in Civil 3D to update pipe networks and surfaces to maintain 3D models for BIM compliance

Natural flowpaths

Identify overland flow patterns quickly and easily with deluge analysis features

Real-life view

See the accurate extent of a pond, how the underdrain connects swales, and the exact lengths of pipes

Templated designs

Speed up the design process with easy drag-and-drop templates set up to meet regulatory compliance

Clear visualization

Switch between profile, plan, and 3D views to visualize how much space you are using and how your system is connected

Check details quickly

Get accurate data to export to other programs reducing rework to produce plans and profiles with correct locations

Validate mistakes rapidly

Use validation to quickly spot highlighted errors and read warnings, with potential solutions proposed

Simplified workflow

Ribbon and toolbox options give a logical workflow to guide and improve user capability