[Tagging] Sewage, tailings, and evaporators

Brian M. Sperlongano zelonewolf at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 18:39:05 UTC 2021


For the case of sewage and tailings at least, I'm thinking that these are
quite discernable from waterbodies.  It should be pretty straightforward to
come up with a gallery of examples as to what they look like on imagery and
how they're characterized.

On Sat, Jan 9, 2021, 12:36 PM Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 1/9/21 05:09, Brian M. Sperlongano wrote:
> > 1. Deprecate the reservoir_type key, and water storage reservoirs would
> > simply be tagged as a reservoir.
> > 2. (reservoir tagging) + reservoir_type=sewage becomes landuse=basin +
> > basin=sewage
> > 3. (reservoir tagging) + reservoir_type=tailings becomes landuse=basin +
> > basin=tailings
> > 4. (reservoir tagging) + reservoir_type=evaporator becomes
> landuse=salt_pond
>
> I think that any proposal along those lines should contain guidance for
> people mapping without solid on-the-ground knowledge. I.e.: If I see
> water on the aerial image, and it is clear enough that this is some
> man-made thing, I couldn't say whether it stores drinking water or
> sewage - what am I supposed to tag it as?
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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