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A man made or natural pond with water for a fire department. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Emergencies
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations

natural=water or similar

See also
Status: in use

A man made or natural pond with water for a fire department. It is allowing to quickly get access to water for extinguishing a fire.

It can be either specifically designed or selected (in case of a natural one) to allow good water access for firefighters. To tag the specific point where the fire department can pump water, use emergency=suction_point.

How to map

Use emergency=fire_water_pond in conjunction with a tag for the physical object it describes, typically natural=water + water=pond.

See also

  • emergency=suction_point - A preferred point to pump water off a river or other waters for a fire department.
  • amenity=water_point This tag is for places where you can get larger amounts of "drinking water" for filling a fresh water holding tank, such as found on caravans, RVs and boats.
  • waterway=water_point - For boat holding tanks
  • amenity=drinking_water - A more common tag for a drinking water feature. Does not specify the quantity of water available.
  • natural=spring - Water flowing out of the ground. May have a fountain built around it.
  • amenity=fountain - A fountain for cultural / decorational / recreational purposes.
  • man_made=water_well - A man made excavation in the ground to gain water from an aquifer.
  • man_made=water_tap - A tap-type water source.