[Tagging] Aqueducts?

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 04:49:01 GMT 2011


On 7 January 2011 09:18, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm. It could get increasingly difficult to objectively distinguish between
> all the different types of man-made water channel: canal, drain, aqueduct.
> (Incidentally, taginfo shows 40,000 uses of "waterway=artificial" - anyone
> know what that is?)

If you really want to know, try emailing a couple of the contributors
that added them.

> I guess the difference in the above is the purpose: transport, stormwater,
> and drinking water respectively. How is one supposed to tag an irrigation
> channel?

Instead of drinking water I suggest you refer to it as potable water,
that way you could also tag non-potable water, both are fairly
similar, however one is supposedly safe for human consumption, the
other isn't.



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