[Tagging] Drain vs ditch

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 22:13:15 UTC 2019

On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 9:03 PM Fran├žois Lacombe
<fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Then we'll obtain waterway=canal for artificial waterways whatever their usage and waterway=river, stream and ditch for natural or not-lined watercourses.

The wiki page for ditch [1] explicitly states that it is an artificial waterway:

"Use waterway=ditch for simple narrow artificial waterways"

[1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dditch



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