[Tagging] Incorrectly tagging locks on rivers as canals

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Apr 25 20:11:16 UTC 2019


25 Apr 2019, 19:03 by fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com:

> To me, current tagging is defined as follow:
> waterway=river/stream => "natural" water course
> waterway=canal => artificial water channel for a given purpose
> waterway=drain => useless water evacuation (mainly rain)
>
I would use river/stream not only for "natural" water course.

In Europe nearly no major rivers meander freely, all rivers crossing cities
have strictly maintained course.

I see no reason to tag channelized river/stream as waterway=canal
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