Who Uses This Software?
Global civil engineering companies.
Average Ratings10 reviews
- Overall 4.5 / 5
- Ease of Use 5 / 5
- Customer Service 5 / 5
- Features 4.5 / 5
- Value for Money 4.5 / 5
- Free Version No
- Free Trial Yes
Installed - Windows
- CivilGEO Inc
- Founded 2010
GeoHECRAS significantly speeds up HEC-RAS model creation and review, producing better and more accurate results. Rapidly construct HEC-RAS models from a variety of data sources. Accelerate engineering workflow and streamline analysis review. Compute water surface profiles for steady and unsteady flow models, bridge and culvert roadway crossings, FEMA floodplain encroachments, stream restorations, inline reservoir structures, off-channel storage areas, and much more.
GeoHECRAS Most Helpful Reviews
Reviewed on 24/05/2019
GeoHECRAS is the BEST
Comments: I do quick studies, where FEMA mapping does not exist, to determine how much of a property is developable for potential developers. I size stream crossings for FEMA “No-Rise” situations. I analyze FEMA floodways where they would be impacted by crossings I size using the software. Mapping is updated by the click of a button for any changes.
Pros: I like the ease of use and fast productivity. I can set up a model from scratch and determine flood elevations in 4 hours. That requires selecting the orthophoto and importing a CAD file to use as a background, importing contours (or LIDAR), turning them into a DTM (which it does very fast), drawing the reach centerline, cutting cross sections, inserting a crossing (if needed), turning on FEMA flood data (FIRM info), determine base flows using USGS Stream Stats inside the software (faster than using a web browser), and I have base flood elevations and floodplain mapping in 4 hours! Technical Support is the best ever! They are always quick to reply to questions with a call. They call periodically to make sure all is well with the software. They provide updated software regularly that makes its use easier.
Cons: I have no complaints. If I ever have a need, they take care of it quickly. They are a pleasure to work with to solve any issues.
Reviewed on 17/01/2019
Business Owner and Senior Water Resources Engineer Review
Comments: GeoHECRAS provides cost savings to our clients because it significantly cuts modelling time through ease of use and integrated GIS tools.
The software allows one to undertake hydraulic analysis in a very efficient manner. The easy to use interface and geographic tools allow you to complete tasks in a much shorter time than using traditional methods. GeoHECRAS provides a cost effective solution compared to other similar softwares with focus on the key tools that are used most often by water resources engineers in southern Ontario.
Cons: After years of use, there is still a lot of room to integrate more features to simplify/automate the modeling design and analysis process.