Capacity Limited Links in SWMM 5

Subject: Capacity Limited Links in SWMM 5

The table in the text report file of SWMM 5 called “Conduit Surcharge Summary” has a column entitled “Hours Capacity Limited” Here is how a link is defined asCapacity Limited in SWMM 5. Two factors have to be present:

1. The upstream end of the link has to be full and

2. The HGL Slope has to be greater than the Slope of the Link