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

Jmapb jmapb at gmx.com
Wed Jan 15 15:38:31 UTC 2020

On 1/15/2020 10:26 AM, marc marc wrote:

> Le 15.01.20 à 16:15, Jmapb via Tagging a écrit :
>> 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.

As I understand, amenity=drinking_water is really just referring to the
availability of potable water, and doesn't describe the form. It could
be a a drinking fountain, a bottle filler, spring, a well, a pump, a
water tap on the side of a building, a bottle filler, who knows?


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