Proposed features/Gazex

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Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: Overflorian
Tagging: avalanche_protection=gazex
Applies to: node way
Definition: Full description of the Gazex system for avalanches prevention

Drafted on: 2021-04-15
Gazex 15 (cropped).JPG


The Gazex® avalanche prevention system (Wikipedia (only in french)) is meant to remotely trigger a detonation for a small avalanche that would prevent bigger avalanches.

It is precisely described by its manufacturer and had already been mentioned over several pages:

It is composed of 3 distinct elements: the detonation pipes, the gas routing pipes and the building controlling the system:

Avalanche protection=gazex.svg

All of them should be tagged with:

The specific tags are the following:

Detonation pipe

Use the tags:

Gas routing pipe

Control center building

On the building itself, use the tags :

On a single node located in the building and linked to the routing pipe:


Here's some examples of my proposal duly tagged: