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Jan 24, 2013

I am working on drainage for a median storm sewer, culverts and ditching for a large freeway expansion project.  I have median storm sewers running down my entire roadway (about 5kms).  I have manually inputed the upstream and downstream elevations of the pipes in SSA, but when these pipes are connected to an inlet or junction, I only have the option of selecting one invert elevation for each structure (I am actually using a lot of catchbasin manholes in this project, which I am unsure of SSA's ability to model).  I have multiple drops of varying elevation differences throughout the project, with some of these inlets/junction requiring drop structures due to the large difference in elevation change.  How do I properly model this in SSA?

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