Epanet is a popular software for water network simulation freely available from the US Environmental Protection Agency. R is a popular and freely available environment for computing and graphics.
epanetReader is a new add-on package for R that reads Epanet files for further analysis and visualization. As of today, epanetReader is now available through the R archive (CRAN) in addition to GitHub. For those already familiar with Epanet and R, get started by installing the package.
> install.packages("epanetReader") > library(epanetReader)
Read in your favorite network file this way
> n1 <- read.inp("Net1.inp")
Get a quick summary of the network using the summary() function
Look at the package page on GitHub github.com/bradleyjeck/epanetReader or the following help functions for further examples of package usage.
If you are interested in water networks, but new to R or Epanet here are a few
resources to get started.
- Introduction to Epanet by Shirley Clark and Robert Pitt
- Quick-R by Rob Kabacoff
Feedback on the package is most welcome! Details are on the Contact page.