[Tagging] Storm water control works?

John Willis johnw at mac.com
Sat Jul 18 12:22:50 UTC 2015

There is 1200 uses of man_made=pumping_station, so is this something worht documenting as "in use" and adding to the "man made" wiki page?


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> On Jul 18, 2015, at 8:11 PM, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
> there are a lot of “works” that are related to control stormwater runoff / flooding control stations (more than just a valve on a levee), that close / monitor the water outflow/inflow that is normally open for rice farming/storm runoff, and closes for extreme weather events, but it seems to be more than just a valve on a levee, as there are hundreds of thousands of those already - these are some kind of facility that go with that object. 
>  I would be tempted to tag them with man_made=water_works, but it looks like that it’s only for drinking water. this is storm / flood control. Is there some other man_made=* for stormwater control works (beyond levees), or a modifier key for man_made=water_works?
> The thing I’m working with is called a drainage station or a pumping station for wastewater control ( 排水機場 ) .
> In one larger city here, (according to a city PDF http://www.city.narita.chiba.jp/DAT/000103890.pdf page 3 [115]) there are 50 of these stations there alone. There are probably several thousand of these around Japan, and lots of other places built up that deal with flooding. 
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/35.80825/140.31914
> Any suggestions beyond an industrial landuse?
> Maybe this abandoned proposal? http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Pumping_Station
> This area gets a ton of water.
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/javbw/11091220855/in/album-72157638113676925/
> Javbw 
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