[Tagging] waterway=derelict_canal

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 17:56:43 UTC 2015

Hi Mateusz,

It seems this tag is a combination of waterway=canal and disused=yes.

I'm not so in favor of such value (derelict_canal). There are two different
information in one value.

Just my 2 cts.


*François Lacombe*

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2015-08-23 17:32 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:

> To people using this tag: please, update and clarify documentation of
> this tag on OSM wiki. For example it is even unclear whatever it should
> be expected that it can be applied to canals no longer filled with
> water.
> "used for transportation, waterpower, or irrigation" so filled by water
> seems intended as implied - but canal that is drained and converted
> into cycleway also fits "transportation".
> On the other hand name (at least for me) implies canal where earthwork
> is present but is no longer filled with water.
> See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dderelict_canal
> and https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/1003
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