[Tagging] Mapping pumps

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Feb 29 01:24:58 UTC 2020

On 29/2/20 9:51 am, Fran├žois Lacombe wrote:
> Hi all,
> One simple question : according to you, what is the most suitable key 
> to use to map pumps?
> A device intended to raise pressure level of any fluid.
> man_made=pump why not
> amenity=pump not at all
> pipeline=pump pumps aren't always related to a pipeline (but would be 
> a relevant add beside pipeline=valve)
> As we have power=generator, we may try water=pump. Well, pumps aren't 
> always related to water
> pump=* already exists to state how a given pump is powered (or not)
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:pump
> But it's focused on water wells while we find pumps in way more other 
> places with really different sizes.
> We miss a key to map devices actually.

man_made=pump works.

Even works with pump=* to say how it is powered.

And content=* to say what it pumps...

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