[OSM-talk] waterway - "routable network" and reservoirs/lakes

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Mon Jul 27 19:08:22 UTC 2015

On 27/07/15 19:56, Christoph Hormann wrote:
>> In the case where a stream flows into a reservoir , and then a stream
>> > (with the same name) also flows out of that reservoir, should a
>> > linear way be drawn through the reservoir to connect the two streams
>> > (the reservoir is currently represented by its own closed way tagged
>> > natural=water, water=reservoir)?

> Yes.

Although a height difference between in and out might indicate a weir or
other obstruction may well indicate that a route is non-navigable? The
outflow from a dam may have the same name, but have no use as a through

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