swmm error: encountered during 2D initialization, please check diagnostics file

Show the Diagnostics on the map

The diagnostics file is located under the modeling folder, the default location is,
..\2D\log\[model_name].mif

If it is not loaded, right click on the “Diagnostics” item in the layer list to load the file.

Search for the error code

The error code can be found on the Tuflow website. Usually if you google “tuflow error xxxx”, it will take you to the official page of the error
https://wiki.tuflow.com/

Example

Error 2061

An interface line needs to be connected to a node on both ends, as shown below, the left side of the interface line was digitized as two line segments instead of a continuous one. To fix this error, delete the left interface lines, and digitize a continuous one.

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