|hazard = contamination|
|An area contaminated by chemical agents.|
|Used on these elements|
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A contaminated area is an area contaminated by chemical agents. Examples include chemical dumps, tailings ponds, and former heavy-industry areas that may still be toxic.
- When combined with amenity=drinking_water, indicates a contaminated drinking water source that is still used as a drinking water source despite contamination. If the drinking water source is no longer used because of the contamination, it is not drinkable and thus amenity=drinking_water would be incorrect.
- When used with natural=water or waterway=*, indicates a contaminated water feature.
How to tag
Other useful tags for a contaminated area:
|name=*||The name of the contamination area|
|related_law=*||The name of the law regulating this contaminated area|
Example tagging for the: