How to Model a Vacuum Sewer in SWMM 5

Subject:  How to Model a Vacuum Sewer in SWMM 5  

You can model a vacuum sewer as a gravity pipe connected to a storage node connected to an outlet connected to various pipes in a sawtooth pattern connected to a collection tank with a pump that pumps to a force main.

 1.       Gravity Pipe,

2.       Storage Node,

3.       An Outlet function that works as a function of the depth in the storage node

4.       Series of Pipes in a Sawtooth Pattern,

5.       Collection tank,

6.       Pump

7.       Force Main