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Public-images-osm logo.svg irrigation = yes
Acequia Albufera.jpg
Specifies that a waterway carries water to be used for agriculture Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: waterways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: in use

Artificial waterways which bring water to agriculture fields or facilities are sometimes tagged with irrigation=yes

Alternative tagging

  • irrigation=yes was the first tag used, starting it 2011. As of May 2019, it has been used 200 times with canals and 2000 times with ditches. Most of these tags were added between 2011 and 2013.
  • service=irrigation was used starting in 2012, and as of May 2019 is used 12,000 times,
  • usage=irrigation was introduced in 2018 and usage is increasing quickly. It is currently used 6,000 times.
History chart for usage=irrigation service=irrigation canal=irrigation and irrigation=yes from taghistory.raifer.tech