[Tagging] Wastewater Plants

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 21:35:27 UTC 2018


Hi

That's a good idea, other components of wastewater treatement plants should
be mapped the same way
Nevertheless, man_made isn't appropriate for that.

wastewater=* or at least water=* should be used for such values, shouldn't
you?

All the best

François

Le ven. 26 oct. 2018 à 19:23, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> a
écrit :

> I'd like to expand tagging of wastewater treatment plants by adding in
> clarifiers and digesters to the man_made=wastewater_plant wiki page.
>
> This came about as I was editing an area with a wastewater treatment
> facility. I didn't know what the various parts of the facility were
> called.  A friend who works in GIS for the counties wastewater division
> helped me with the terminology for these objects.
>
> The two objects are
> 1. Clarifiers https://www.dropbox.com/s/k87y9sf144xxylv/clarifier.png?dl=0
> 2. Digesters https://www.dropbox.com/s/q8jxmgvs8heb314/digester.png?dl=0
>
> According to Wikipedia, clarifiers are settlement tanks that continuously
> remove sediment from the wastewater. [1]
>
> Digesters use a process called anaerobic digestion is used to breakdown
> sewage sludge. [2] since anaerobic digester is used in other processes, I'd
> like to keep it simple and just call them digesters.
>
> For tagging, I'd to suggest the two tags.
> man_made=clarifier (used 28 times)
> man_made=digester (anaerobic used 3 times, including one misspelling)
>
>
> I'm not sure if clarifier and digester are what the British call them, if
> someone knows, please let me know.
>
>
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarifier
> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaerobic_digestion
>
> Clifford
>
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