Tag:waterway=drain

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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = drain
Iron Cove Ck looking downstream from John St, Croydon.jpg
Description
Artificial waterway used for carrying storm water or industrial discharge.
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodes
may be used on ways
should not be used on areas
use on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: In use

Use waterway=drain for a minor artificial waterways, typically lined with concrete or similar, used to carry storm water or grey-discharge or possibly a stream than has been channelised.

See also waterway=ditch for simpler non-lined artificial drainage ditches. For very large artificial waterways created for carrying water or for transport consider using waterway=canal. Use man_made=pipeline where water, or other materials are carried underground or on the surface in pipes.

How to map

See also: Waterways

Create a linear way in the direction of flow, connecting the ends appropriately to other waterway elements to create a routable network.

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Rendering

Mapnik Osmarender OpenCycleMap
Render drain1.jpg Render drain2.jpg