Reverse River Reach command

The river flow direction is defined by digitizing the river reach in a downstream direction. The software will display a flow directional arrow at the center of the river reach showing the assigned flow direction.

River Reach Flow Direction

 

If the river reach is defined in an incorrect direction, either right-click on the river reach and select Reverse River Reach from the context menu or choose the Input | River Reaches | Reverse River Reach command. Selecting the Input | River Reaches | Reverse River Reach command will display the Reverse River Reach dialog box. This dialog box allows the user to optionally renumber the cross section river stations.

Reverse River Reach dialog box

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