[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Tailing ponds

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 10 02:45:35 UTC 2021

landuse=industrial industrial=tailing_pong makes sense for general area
(better than say landuse=landfill), but we need also tagging for flooded
area inside

See for example mapping and aerial of

>From examples also
has mappable settling pits in addition to general area.

Also in case of
industrial area is larger than liquid storage.

Jan 10, 2021, 03:33 by zelonewolf at gmail.com:

> Since Minh has dropped the link on the list, it's probably time to make it official.
> This is an RFC for the proposed tag industrial=tailing_pond, which is tagging for tailing ponds outside of the natural=water structure. This proposal also deprecates the tagging of reservoirs as tailing ponds as part of an overall strategy to better define reservoir tagging.
> There was a bit of debate in off-list discussions as to exactly how to categorize tailing ponds and this seemed like the best fit, however, I am not particularly attached to any particular tagging scheme, so please speak up if you think these should be categorized elsewhere:
> [1] > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tailing_pond

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