[Tagging] Tagging for Pipe Line Reserves

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 07:22:40 UTC 2017


That tags the pipe line itself.

The request is to tag the area set aside for a pipe line ... a reserve.



On 08-Feb-17 04:38 PM, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> There is already a tagging structure for pipelines that takes into 
> account whether it's underground or overground. See
>
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/8964252
>
> for a section of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. However, the land area 
> above the pipeline, which is restricted for casual access throughout 
> Alaska, has no special tagging.
>
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 7:56 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi,
>
>     A question came up on the Australian list that would be more
>     appropriate here.
>
>     "My local area (and I'm sure many others) have lots of pipeline
>     reserves.
>
>     I'm really not sure how to tag these. They appear to have
>
>     public access for walking at least. (One local one has a sign
>     disallowing golf...) Some others appear to be across private
>     land, and i'm less interested in those, I'd really like to
>     show those ones with public access.
>
>     examples:http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/370388062#map=17/-38.15997/145.20073
>     <http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/370388062#map=17/-38.15997/145.20073>
>
>
>     I've tagged them as leisure=park previously, and paths
>               evident on the ground have just been tagged highway=path.
>
>
>     Any ideas?"
>
>     My comments:
>
>     I note the pipeline is not visible ... I assume underground and the
>     location is not evident so you cannot map the pipe line itself.
>
>     As it is a landuse ... ?
>     I would tag landuse=pipeline
>
>     However ... some pipe lines cross farms, residential areas ... 
>     these have legal easements through the associated properties.
>     And these would be already tagged with a landuse.
>
>     Humm power lines are mapped ... should there be similar provision
>     for other infrastructure?
>     Perhaps a 'infrastructure' tag that can be used for all?
>     infrastructure=pipeline
>     infrastructure=sewer
>     infrastructure=water
>     infrastructure=phone
>
>     Note it should be used for the area that is affected by/reserved
>     for the infrastructure, not just the infrastructure itself?
>
>
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