[Tagging] Additional attributes for drinking_water
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 10:37:16 GMT 2011
2011/11/4 Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:
> I would like to move forward on adding richness to the mapping of drinking
> water sources:
> Would people take a peek and make comments, so things can be taken to the
> next stage?
you already cover my main interest, the type of the facility. I know
that currently those 2 keys are used for this: drinking_water:type and
type, and I am open to hear which one is better.
Other aspects might be whether water is permanently running or you
have to push a button or open a tap. I used a few flow tags for this (
http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/flow#values ), used values were:
There is also decorative fountains which offer potable water (and
where tagging is somehow incompatible because both use "amenity", so
those are probably many of the "drinking_water=yes").
Recently I discovered yet another type: vending_machines where you
fill your bottle for a small fee (0,05 EUR for 1 litre IIRR, water was
offered chilled and normal temperature, with and without additional
(feel free to use this foto in PD and/or cc-by-sa)
There is also subtypes which let animals like dogs drink at a lower
level (the tap is made in the form of a dog's head so I guess they
could be called dedicated).
> There are also a few confusing ones like:
Yes, they should be tried to risolve by writing to the original authors.
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