[Tagging] Water supply facility

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 09:34:40 GMT 2012

Water_works is exactly what you are looking for. It's a drinking water
treatment and distribution plant that often has some water storage facility
on the premises.


Padova, Italy

On 17 February 2012 08:21, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2/17/2012 2:01 AM, Andre Engels wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 4:52 AM, Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> The county has a bunch of "water supply facilities" that I presume are
>>> used
>>> to store water as an intermediate step in the water supply chain (and not
>>> for wastewater). How should I tag them?
>> The best option seems to be man_made=reservoir_covered, see
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/**wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dreservoir_**covered<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dreservoir_covered>.
>> Alternatives are man_made=water_tower and man_made=storage_tank with
>> content=water.
>>  Buh? I'm talking about the entire facility, not just the structures
> within, much like we have man_made=wastewater_plant.
> And I'm an idiot for missing http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/**
> wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dwater_**works<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dwater_works>- but does that refer only to the source, rather than to an intermediate
> station?
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