[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 11:55:22 GMT 2011

2011/1/3 Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>:
> Am 03.01.2011 02:59, schrieb Paul Norman:
>> I've set up a proposal for sluice_gates, which are typically found on
>> small
>> waterways in agricultural areas at
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/sluice_gate
> What's the difference to waterway=weir?
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dweir

IMHO the difference is that a weir is used to control the water level
(and sometimes used to produce energy) while a sluice gate is used for
ships to navigate in rivers/canals with different levels (it is part
of "steps for ships").


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