[Tagging] water=pool

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 21:40:24 UTC 2017

On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 08:24:35PM +1100, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> I'm looking for a tag for "A small and rather deep collection of (usually)
> fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a
> stream;" https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pool#English also like
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stream_pool.
> water=pool seems like the best option. Here is Australia at least a lot of
> them have a name like "... Pool". But since it's undocumented I'm not sure
> what the 226 current uses of the tag are.

when using natural=water + water=pool they would become distinct (though adjacent)
water body from the river/creek which they are part of which is not quite right.
They are part of the river with special properties.

So perhaps
 natural=water + water=river
 + stream_pool=yes


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