[HOT] How to incorporate WASH data into OSM

Dale Kunce dale.kunce at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 11:50:46 UTC 2015


Joseph,
Right now we use a combination of pump=* and amenity=drinking_water both of
which don't really cover the full needs of wash data.

Dale

On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 7:49 AM, Joseph Reeves <iknowjoseph at gmail.com>
wrote:

> hi Jose, Dale,
>
> On the topic of a standard tagging schema, there's the start of something
> on the wiki:
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:pump
>
> The pump key has already got some use:
>
> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/?key=pump#overview
>
> It would be great if this could be extended to suit your needs. Some
> things would be easily done (PUMP_TYPE, FLOW_RATE), but others such as
> the time it's been failed for would presumably take some extra thinking.
> I'm sure we could get it worked out though!
>
> Cheers, Joseph
>
>
>
>
> On 27 October 2015 at 11:42, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Jose,
>> I think it would be really smart if MSF, Red Cross and other NGOs could
>> come up with a standard tagging scheme for wash activities. There isn't
>> anything thus far and I can see a huge benefit to support both our Missing
>> Maps field work but also field work in other areas such as refugee camps.
>>
>> Dale
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 7:33 AM, Jose Cisneros Gallegos <
>> jm.cisneros.g at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi everyone!
>>>
>>> The MSF team in Chad is carrying splendid work and so far has sent
>>> previously non-existing data about water points in the region of Bokoro. At
>>> the GIS unit in MSF London we are trying to incorporate this newly acquired
>>> data into OSM, however we are not exactly sure how to proceed. Some of the
>>> variables include:
>>>
>>>  - PUMP_EXISTS
>>>  - PUMP_TYPE
>>>  - OTHER_PUMP_TYPE
>>>  - HAND_PUMP_WORKING
>>>  - NOT_WORKING:NOT_WORKING_TIME_UNIT
>>>  - NOT_WORKING:HOW_LONG_NOT_WORKING
>>>  - NOT_WORKING:NOT_WORKING_LABEL
>>>  - WHY_NOT_WORKING
>>>  - FLOW_RATE
>>>  - BOREHOLE_PROTECTED
>>>  - REPAIR_NEEDED
>>>  - TYPE_OF_REPAIR_NEEDED
>>>
>>> Should all of the variables be included as tags? Is there a protocol on
>>> how to incorporate WASH and water infrastructure data?
>>>
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>>
>>> Jose
>>> GIS volunteer @ MSK UK / BRC
>>>
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