[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Jan 3 21:01:21 GMT 2011

floodgate would seem to be the general term for these sorts
of things; sluice_gate would be a subtype:


i'm no expert, but the wikipedia article looks like a reasonable


On 1/3/11 3:33 PM, Paul Norman wrote:
> All the sluice gates I've seen are on the scale of 1m in opening size. A
> quick google image search also seems to only turn up small gates. I suppose
> there could be some large gates out there, so the proposal might need to
> include ways or even areas.
> As for riverbanks, the ones I've seen are near riverbanks, but not actually
> on them. In the case of a sluice gate that is actually on the bank, you'd
> have a node that is shared between the small waterway (waterway=ditch or
> waterway=stream), the riverbank, and is tagged with waterway=sluice_gate

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