[Tagging] Tagging water bodies areas in which water level

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Sat May 1 14:43:26 UTC 2021


> Saeed Hubaishan <hubaishan at outlook.sa> hat am 01.05.2021 16:10 geschrieben:
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> Hi,
> Water areas have many levels. So where to draw the area in low level of water or in high level.
> The wiki is clear for coastline is the highest line the water reaches in normal circumstances. Is that same for water areas.

No, the coastal water levels mainly vary with the tides on a daily basis, other waterbodies primarily have seasonal variations.

You can map that explicitly using intermittent=yes/seasonal=yes on those parts of the waterbody that are intermittently dry.  Otherwise see:

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Driverbank#Varying_water_level_river

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Christoph Hormann
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