Inlet q (Water Overlay)

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Icon Attribute Unit Description Default value
Waterwizard icon inlet q.png INLET_Q m3/sec The maximum amount of water flowing into the model through this inlet. A negative value means the construction functions as an outlet, and water is removed from the hydrological model. 0


  • Each calculation step is characterized by an amount of time that elapses. Based on the set flow rate, it is then calculated how much water is added in that time step.
  • A value of 0 means the potential amount of water flow is unlimited per timestep, and that water can flow both in and out based on the configured lower and upper thresholds, if they are configured.
  • It is possible to vary the INLET_Q over time, by providing a file with times and flow rates. The resulting data is stored in INLET_Q as an attribute array.
  • When using a dynamic INLET_Q, the adjustments in flow rate are immediate when the corresponding simulation time is reached.