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1,902 DownloadsThis lot has been tested in-game, it was found that at least 2 of them are required to almost completely reduce pollution across a large tile as well as to provide water across a grid of pipes covering the whole tile. It was tested also with the Utility Radius and Traffic Pollution Modd. Use the Data View and Cheetah Speed to monitor changes in water supply, air and water pollution. The pump is programmed to consume a very small amount of water so plop the pump in a non-polluted area as tests indicate it will not immediately clean its own base area and may fail to operate. Location: Water Menu under Utilities Menu, and Power Menu for 1x1 Generator You must connect both the large water pump and the sewage treatment connectors to realize both the effect of the radical volume of water and the treatment. The large water pump is the re-lot that will appear in the water utilities. The dual purpose is combined into one lot with its own unique menu icon. You must connect the water pipe to the water pump house which is in the top-right of the lot, the center connection is for the water treatment connection. Stats: Lot Size: 5 (width) by 6 (depth) Water Produced and Treated: 1,000,000 cubic meters per hour. Pollution Reduction: -1200 over 300 Plop Cost: 25,000§ Maintenance Cost: 10§ Jobs: 15§, 290§§, 15§§§ Moderate Landmark and Park Effect. Transit and Network Enabled Power Consumed: 200 MWh (megawatt hours) Dependency: Included base texture .dat file. Maxis Night-lighting FOLDER: Radical Water Pump and Pollution Reduction V1 File: List of Alternate Water Systems.txt File: Preview and Install.html File: Readme.txt SUB-FOLDER: Radical Water Pump and Pollution Reduction This is the folder inside the unzipped title folder to be placed in your User\Documents\SimCity 4\ Plugins folder. It contains 2 files: 1. the Radical_Water_Pump.SC4Lot, and 2. the BaseTexturesElements_RadicalWaterPump.dat file with base textures extracted from my Vol.1 Base Textures Elements package. If you use the larger package then delete the smaller .dat file included as the textures don't need to be loaded twice. The larger package is linked below: Base Textures Vol 1.1: Elements, for SC4 1.1.0 SUB-FOLDER: 500 MWh Power Generator 1x1 File: RadicalWaterPump_PowerGenerator.SC4Lot I've added a 1x1 lot to generate power for the water pump. If you use the Data View Moisture Mod to locate a high volume of water it may be in a remote area, otherwise a non-polluted area may also be in a remote area. The power generator is equal to 2½ times the wind power plant. Previews: The 2nd preview shows the progressive reduction of air pollution; the reduction of water pollution is about the same. The test city has 2 heavy industry areas and congested traffic generating severe pollution over the entire tile. A third radical water pump would completely eliminate both across the entire tile. The 3rd preview shows at bottom Cori's Data View of Moisture mod which uses the radiation data view to show changes in moisture from rainfall. In more complicated terrain the moisture data view is useful to see where to place water pumps which depend on aquifers. The mod is linked below: Cori's DataView - Moisture v 2017.01.22 by @CorinaMarie The top 2 frames show the progressive increase of water-flow over the entire tile. Water pipes are tedious to place in large tiles requiring about a 30x30 grid. To make the task of watering the tile easier use the Utility Radius and Traffic Pollution Reduction Modd by RalphaelNinja linked below: UtilityRadius TrafPollution Modd by @RalphaelNinja The last preview is of this .SC4Lot in production in the Lot Editor for anyone who has enjoyed using SC4 as a design tool, creating .SC4 city tiles, and who may be considering taking the next step of creating .SC4Lot files. Using Lot Editor is not much more complicated. Below is the tutorial that got me started almost a year ago. Lot Editor: Beginner's Tutorial by @jbbry232 INSTALL: To install copy and paste the Radical Water Pump and Pollution Reduction folder into your User\Documents \SimCity 4\Plugins folder. To also install the power generator copy and paste the 500 MWh Power Generator 1x1 folder into the folder above.
"Yep, 12 Water pumps definitely suck out all the waters in the river. Specially when you put those right before a dam. Noted!" Thats what i said to myself after seeing this in my city. Anyone experience this before? any workarounds? I have dozens more in other area. Questions is: If i bulldoze the dam, will it solve this issue?If i bulldoze the dam, will it be massively flooded around the area? I've been thru this epic floods before, and its really really frustrating. lolIf i move those pumps upstream will it solve the issue? upstream (to the rightside) area still it normal condition. downstream is great water depth but already contaminated with dozens of sewage.I'm pretty sure that this will affect the dam electricity output as well. and it's been the one and only busy access to other areaI appreciate any workarounds.. specially to avoid massive floods Cheers