Proposed features/Tag:man made=septic tank

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Septic Tank
Status: Proposed (under way)
Proposed by: batje
Tagging: man_made=septic_tank
Applies to: Node, Area, Relation
Definition: Add a feature for the visible part of a septic tank
Rendered as: picture
Drafted on: 2011-10-22
RFC start: ""
Vote start: ""
Vote end: ""
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Public-images-osm logo.svg man_made = septic_tank
Osm element tag.svg
Description
Septic Tank
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

Septic tanks are still used in a very big part of the world that is not connected to any sewage system. Most of the time, to know where they are is not very relevant, but once they are full, it is. In combination with pitlatrine=yes amenity=septic_tank can be used to manage the emptying process of tanks, as well as mapping where different types of amenity=septic_tank are used. drainable=yes on a Septic Tank is to indicate if the Septic Tank is drainable or that a new hole needs to be dug once full.

Usage

Most septic tanks will be visible on the surface, especially the outlet. Septic tanks can be used in a Relation Relation with a amenity=toilets with pitlatrine=yes.

Tags to use in combination

  • drainable=yes if the septic tank is drainable.
  • drainable=no if the septic tank a one-time use only septic tank and will be decommissioned once full.

Examples

Western plastic + concrete septic tank
Hole with concrete top septic tank


Related terms: ‹ toilets › ‹ latrine › ‹ pitlatrine ›