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David Cameron, former UK Prime Minister, being briefed at the flood incident control room using Flood Viewer

Flood Viewer is an intuitive tool that lets non-technical users effortlessly view and interrogate model and other flood-related data without the need to purchase any software. It enables technical users to quickly and effectively visualise data and share project outputs with colleagues, clients and third parties.

Flood Viewer helps users share information with different organisations, particularly useful in emergency situations. It also keeps flood information readily accessible and allows users to get more from their data.

Flood Viewer represents flood information in an interactive way, enabling better decision-making and more effective engagement with stakeholders. It is an interactive tool for flood risk management. Outputs from models and existing flood maps can be viewed using Flood Viewer, turning modelling information into user-friendly illustrations of the risk of flooding in a particular area. 

Flood Viewer enables easy viewing of a range of flooding scenarios, such as different return-period events, climate scenarios or defence options. It allows users to view information about potential flooding in an area, using interactive tools to interrogate the data and show different scenarios.

By using industry standard web browser technology, Flood Viewer avoids the need to purchase expensive GIS software. It is designed to work independently or alongside Flood Modeller Pro and is extremely easy to set up using existing data. It can also be linked to live data feeds. The intuitive illustrations created by Flood Viewer makes it ideal for sharing information quickly, clearly and cost effectively.

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Flood Viewer can be run from virtually anywhere, allowing partner organisations and other stakeholders to have universal access to the same information, to enable joint decision-making.

It can be viewed on any computer that has a web browser installed. It doesn't require an internet connection or expensive GIS software as the installation includes everything Flood Viewer needs to run, even the map tiles!

Flood Viewer has a simple interface designed to be intuitive enough for non-technical users to get to grips with quickly, and robust enough to be used for decision making in emergency situations.

Simple, intuitive interface

Flood Viewer has a simple interface designed to be intuitive enough for non-technical users to get to grips with quickly, and robust enough to be used for decision making in emergency situations.

An interactive slider allows you to quickly fade between different flood extents. You can pan and zoom around the map and switch layers on and off as needed (including  background mapping, property points, defence lines or aerial photography).

Flood Viewer is completely integrated within the Flood Modeller Pro interface.

Integrated with Flood Modeller

Flood Viewer is completely integrated within the Flood Modeller Pro interface. Flood Modeller Pro includes a Flood Viewer setup tool that enables users to create simple projects quickly.

It loads flood extents as well as other shape files and images and automatically downloads the corresponding map tiles to create a package that can be shared with others on a memory stick, over a network or on an online server.

Custom applications

CH2M's Flood Viewer technology has formed the basis for a number of bespoke viewer tools including: coastal data analysis, flood incident management, sediment mapping, water resources scenario analysis and national strategy data analysis. By incorporating a range of custom controls we can enable users to interact with their information in the most intuitive way for their specific purpose, whilst still retaining the core Flood Viewer code and simple user interface.

Our development team has experience of technology and programming combined with engineering and the water industry. This enables us to provide a number of powerful and unique software solutions that can be customised to meet our clients' specific requirements.

With development professionals based across the globe, we are always on hand to assist our clients and to offer a solution appropriate to your requirements and budget.

Featured products

Flood Modeller Pro

Flood Modeller Pro delivers a fully integrated flood modelling experience. With a legacy stretching back 40 years, it allows users to model rivers, floodplains and urban areas, using our powerful 1D and 2D solvers.

Flood Alert

Flood Alert allows users to receive real time updates on flood alerts and warnings near them, at locations important to them and for the rest of England and Wales. Available on Apple, Android, Windows and Blackberry devices.

Flood Portal

Flood Portal helps clients to quickly and effectively manage flood and asset data. It is a flexible and modular system allowing users to share information securely across teams within their organisation, project partners or stakeholders.

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