IT for urban development

In IT for urban development, Sweco links together different types of information with a geographic position. Investments in IT can contribute to significant financial and environmental gains. The areas of use are many, and can include everything from boosting efficiency in the transport sector and studying the need for public transport in a specific area, to planning of forest cutting and mapping of water and sewage lines. Sweco’s consultants within IT for urban development are active mainly in the areas of energy, infrastructure, public environments, forestry and transport.

  • Software development
  • Hydroinformatics
  • GIS
  • WINPlan


Hydroinformatics provides engineers and designers with information technology tools for the analysis and design of a more complex water resources exercises.

Hydroinformatics has been utilized in the following areas within Sweco Hydroprojekt:

- Simulation modelling This includes, for example, the preparation of hydrologic and hydraulic models for the purposes of developing water supply master plans, sewer and drainage master plans, flood protection and many other exercises.

- Engineering services The utilization of hydroinformatics tools is almost always necessary as part of the provision of high quality consulting services. The requirements related to the extent and detailed analyses require the employment of hydroinformatics tools. Additionally, the WINPlan software system is utilized during engineering and design services.