[Tagging] Drain vs ditch
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 23:49:11 UTC 2019
Ditches are also used to drain excess water.
In the USA we have irrigation ditches in dry areas and drainage ditches in
Britain seems to lack irrigation - plenty of rain there.
On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 8:40 AM Eugene Podshivalov <yaugenka at gmail.com>
> Hi all,
> Can anyone please explain the difference between waterway=ditch and drain?
> As far as I understand the description on the English wiki they differ in
> drain - usually lined with concrete or similar and used to
> carry superfluous water like storm water or industrial discharge
> ditch - used for irrigation
> But the Russian wiki says that irrigation waterways should be tagged as
> So where is the truth?
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