|Specifies the type of irrigation on farmland or whether a waterway carries water to be used for agriculture|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
The key irrigation=* is used in 2 ways:
- irrigation=yes is used with linear way features tagged waterway=* to specify that an artificial waterway carries water to be used for agriculture, usually together with waterway=canal or sometimes waterway=ditch. The less common tag irrigation=ditch is also used in this way with waterway=ditch.