[Tagging] Query regarding seasonal tag combined for outdoor water fountains.

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Jan 15 15:37:16 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, 15 January 2020, marc marc wrote:
> Le 15.01.20 à 16:15, Jmapb via Tagging a écrit :
> > On 1/15/2020 12:55 AM, European Water Project wrote:
> >> Would it be appropriate to use the tag "seasonal" for a water fountain
> >> (whether tagged as "amenity=drinking_water" or "amenity = fountain and
> >> drinking_water = yes" )?
> > 
> > Don't forget about man_made=drinking_fountain!
> omg, what's the diff with amenity=drinking_water ?
> the direction of water flow upwards?
> 348 out of 371 objects also have an amenity tag, which
> shows the problem.
> it would indeed be a good idea not to forget it and to ask the user if
> it is a fountain in the osm sense (a bit artistic) or a water jet. and
> add the most current tag.

Drinking fountains, water upwards can be drank from, whereas if the water is downwards from a tag a drinking vessel is needed.

Under UK law if the later is provided in the workplace then a supply of cups must be provided, the former doesn't.

Phil (trigpoint) 

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