[Tagging] Proposed features - RFC 2 - Pressurized waterways

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 18:16:29 UTC 2018


Hi all,

2018-02-19 16:36 GMT+01:00 Tod Fitch <tod at fitchdesign.com>:

> My OED says that an aqueduct is “an artificial channel for the conveyance
> of water from place to place; a conduit; esp. an elevated structure of
> masonry for this purpose.” So from the first part of that definition an
> aqueduct need not be an elevated structure.
>
> Based on this, my interpretation is that a leat is probably a smaller more
> local thing providing water to one or a small number houses or mills. While
> aqueduct is a more general term for  the works used to transport water from
> place to place.
>

Thank you for clear definition.

Then, I'm wondering what would be the difference between a canal and an
aqueduct?
Can the aqueduct be open air or only established in closed space ?

Are we talking about a new value like waterway=aqueduct ?


All the best

François
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