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A place where water is contained and animals such as horses can drink. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Animals
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

This tag indicates places where animals can drink water, like the analogous tag amenity=drinking_water describes places for human drinking.

There are two categories of places this tag applies to:

Natural bodies of water

  • Water quality suitable for animals, so usually all flowing water that is not obviously polluted. It does not indicate a guaranteed water quality.
  • Water is accessible for animals, e.g. low banks without steep incline or other obstacles, or a shallow water area where animals may wade in to drink.

Artificial water supplies

  • fountains that also allow access to animals
  • dedicated watering places like troughs, often found in the countryside for farm use or as decorations
  • rain barrels and similar containers

Tags to use in combination

Use name=* if the watering place has a name

Possible Rendering

Amenity watering place 20x20 svg.svg suggested by User:Chrisana13

See also