[Tagging] Water collection points (in french "Borne de puisage")

Vincent Bergeot vincent at bergeot.org
Thu Nov 1 16:32:55 UTC 2018


Le 01/11/2018 à 14:06, Mateusz Konieczny a écrit :
> 1. Nov 2018 11:40 by vincent at bergeot.org <mailto:vincent at bergeot.org>:
>
>     in France (i don't know for the others country and it's one of the
>     reasons of this email) we have water collection points allowing
>     professionals to obtain water. It's sometime similar to a fire
>     hydrant (but green) and not used to fight fire.
>
>     Few examples :
>     - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Borne_de_puisage_BAYARD.jpg
>     -
>     https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Borne_de_puisage_d%27eau_-_Talence.jpg
>     - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Borne_de_puisage_verte.JPG
>
>
> It is for obtaining large amounts of water, right?
>

yes, it is


Le 01/11/2018 à 15:24, Moritz a écrit :
> I would use
>
> man_made=standpipe
> colour=green
> water_source=main

thanks, standpipe seems to be good !



Le 01/11/2018 à 15:47, Kevin Kenny a écrit :
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 10:25 AM Moritz <osm at moritzmueller.ee 
> <mailto:osm at moritzmueller.ee>> wrote:
>
>     I would use
>
>     man_made=standpipe
>     colour=green
>     water_source=main
>
>
> If you use that tag, make sure that you wikify it and discuss 
> disambiguation, since 'standpipe' has many different meanings:
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standpipe
>
> I don't mind the choice of word - because all words are ambiguous. We 
> simply have to document what *we* mean by it.
>
> We should probably attach 'amenity=drinking_water' to standpipes that 
> are potable water sources.

yes and in other cases specify that it concerns standpipe for professionals

thank you


-- 
Vincent Bergeot

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