[Tagging] How to tag flood prone points and areas?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 31 06:52:41 UTC 2019

On Sat, 31 Aug 2019 at 13:23, Immaculate Mwanja <
immaculate.mwanja at hotosm.org> wrote:

> After collecting all the information, we decided we should upload them in
> OSM to be shared with the world since it was a successful project to some
> extent. The challenge came when we could not upload these data since there
> is no specific tag to use for amenities or AoIs affected by floods, the
> only tag that we could find is flood_prone=yes
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:flood_prone> but this is mostly
> applicable to “roads/ways" that go underwater after heavy rains.
Had a read of the tag & while it does say roads & ways, I can't really see
any reason why you couldn't use it for other POIs?


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