Proposed features/reservoir

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Status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: Myfanwy
Tagging: waterway=reservoir
Applies to: node or area
Definition: a man-made lake
Rendered as: blue area
Drafted on:
Proposed on: 2007-12-13
Example of a small water reservoir


to create a new tag, waterway=reservoir and deprecate landuse=reservoir
a reservoir is an artificial body of water, created for storing water


landuse is a very odd choice for a body of water.
there is a top-level tag for water bodies, let's populate it with water-related items, for consistency, and keep landuse for mixed property areas.


The new value may be used on nodes or areas. The proposed tag is:

<tag k="waterway" v="reservoir"/>
<tag k="name" v="name of the reservoir>"/> (optional)
<tag k="operator" v="name of the operator of the reservoir>"/> (optional)

Proposed Rendering

a blue area


Please use the discussion page for comments.


is not open, proposed for 2008-02-08