[Tagging] water control valves/gates

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 13:12:58 UTC 2017


Sluice gate is correct for open waterways. Valve is the equivalent if the
water flows in pipeline.

On 21 Apr 2017 14:43, "Fran├žois Lacombe" <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I wasn't aware of this word too and it's a nice find :)
>
> Sluice gates won't be used elsewhere than on waterways (even underground
> pipelines or penstocks) but discharge points can be found on a any
> pressurized pipeline system (hydraulic, pneumatic and so on)
> flow_control should be freely used on waterway=*, pipeline=* or even
> man_made structures (dam)
>
> Furthermore, you can find sluice valves also, and flow_control may be used
> on pipeline=valve nodes.
>
> All the best
>
>
> *Fran├žois Lacombe*
>
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>
> 2017-04-21 13:56 GMT+02:00 John Willis <johnw at mac.com>:
>
>>
>> Thanks Marc and John - that is exactly what I was looking for. I didn't
>> know that word, so searching the wiki didn't help.
>>
>> I will follow the wiki on that.
>>
>> Any suggestions for the landuse for water control facilities?
>>
>> Javbw.
>>
>>
>>
>> Javbw
>> > On Apr 21, 2017, at 7:57 PM, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > that's what I use (I seem to be one of the more heavy users of this
>> tag).
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