Intelligent retention of stormwater based on forecasted precipitation data.
OptiNimbus uses forecast information to predict the amount of rain that will enter a watershed and prepares the system to receive the forecasted water based on site objectives and regulations. The results are significant improvements in the performance of stormwater infrastructure and the ability to simultaneously meet what are otherwise competing goals - minimize wet-weather discharge while maximizing harvesting potential.
Decrease in Wet-weather Discharge
Reduction in Water Lost to Bypass
Increase in Residence Time
Decrease in Required Storage Volume
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Stormwater can overwhelm the capacity of combined sewer systems, resulting in raw sewage discharged into rivers and oceans.
Opti retains water during wet-weather and releases it after the peak flow. Opti reduces wet-weather flow into the combined sewer at a dramatically lower cost than any other option.
Rainwater harvesting is a sustainable practice that can also reduce potable water costs; however, stormwater detention requirements must also be met, and achieving both of these objectives is costly.
Opti enables the use of a stormwater detention volume for harvesting. With Opti, you only need to install one tank instead of two.
Rapid urban runoff to rivers and creeks causes environmental damage. Regulations for residence time and discharge rate must be met.
Opti releases water as slowly as possible given retention limits, release rates, and rainfall patterns. Opti can retrofit an existing water storage volume to improve wet-weather capture while meeting regulations.
Stormwater water quality regulations must be met.
Opti retains water as long as possible, given regulations and future rainfall, to increase settling and natural pollution reduction. With a simple retrofit, Opti can increase water quality at a lower cost than alternatives.
Some properties are unable to meet stormwater regulations and must buy or earn more stormwater credits.
Opti can maximize stormwater credits from existing or new infrastructure by making your infrastructure intelligent. This cannot be achieved by any other product on the market.
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