[HOT] How to incorporate WASH data into OSM

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:25:13 UTC 2015


I forgot to say that, to elaborate a tagging proposal, we would need to
know all the original tags plus the different values for each one, and
their meaning.

Cheers,

Rafael.

On 27/10/15 14:23, mikel at groundtruth.in wrote:
> Map Kibera has extensively mapped watsan features, and developed tags to
> cover many related properties
> 
> The Map Kibera wiki page on this isn't functional right now, so here are
> OverPass Turbo links. Click on a few of the features to see the extent
> of what's covered
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/cix
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/ciz
> 
> Will work to add the specifics into the discussion. Some of the tags are
> good, some need work. Will be very good to align these with a global
> consensus tagging scheme for watsan.
> 
> -Mikel
>  
> * Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron
> 
> 
> 
> On Tuesday, October 27, 2015 6:17 AM, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>     Totally agree Joseph. We just need agree on what is what and then
>     push it into the existing scheme.
> 
>     On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 8:00 AM, Joseph Reeves
>     <iknowjoseph at gmail.com <mailto:iknowjoseph at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>         Sure, but can those existing keys / values be extended to cover
>         the wash data or is it too far from the mainstream OSM data?
>         Looking at the examples given by Jose I'd say that much could be
>         brought into the existing osm schema without too much trouble.
> 
>         Cheers, Joseph
> 
> 
> 
>         On 27 October 2015 at 11:50, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com
>         <mailto:dale.kunce at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>             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 <mailto: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 <mailto: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
>                     <mailto: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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