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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 areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon 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.