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Public-images-osm logo.svg emergency = water_rescue_station
Using of this tag is discouraged, use emergency=water_rescue or emergency=lifeguard instead. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: emergencies
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should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: deprecatedPage for proposal

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This feature has been labeled as deprecated. The recommended replacement is: emergency=lifeguard or emergency=water_rescue.
The reason is documented in Deprecated features. You are still free to continue to use or interpret this tag as you see fit since OpenStreetMap does not have “banned features”.
Under no circumstances should you (semi-)automatically change “deprecated” tags to something else in the database on a large scale without conforming to the automated edits code of conduct. Any such change will be reverted.

A water rescue station, also called Lifeguard station, is a means of operating in water rescue service organization, such as the english Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC), the Swimming Teachers Association and the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS). The station is near to be guarded waters and serves the emergency services of the organization as operated pied headquarters and guard.

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