The InfoDrainage for Civil 3D® plugin works with Autodesk® Civil 3D® 2019, 2020 and 2021. As it is an optional component it is provided as a separate installer that can be installed as required.

Access to InfoDrainage for Civil 3D® is only available at the Advanced Tier and above. For more information about the various tiers available, refer to InfoDrainage Tiers.


  1. Double-click the installer to begin the InfoDrainage installation process.


  2. In the InstallShield Wizard, click Next.


  3. Review the License Agreement and select the check box to accept the terms and activate the Next button. Click Next.


  4. On the Setup Type screen you will be able to select whether to make a Fixed or Floating installation. The next sections cover each of these options.

Fixed Version Installation

  1. On the License Type screen, select the Fixed option. For this installation type, all program features for the fixed (standalone) version will be installed. Click Next.

    See Licensing for more information



  2. Click Install to continue with the installation.


  3. When the installation is completed, click Finish.


Floating Client Installation

  1. Select the Floating option. For this installation type, all program features required for a floating licensed version will be installed. Ensure that the license manager is running on your network, typically on a different machine. Click Next.

    See Licensing for more information



  2. Click Install to continue with the installation.


  3. When the installation is completed, click Finish.