Tag:marker=plate

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French Paris hydrant marker.jpeg
Description
A kind of sign installed on walls or at least on a not dedicated support indicating what is installed underground or indoor nearby Edit or translate this description.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

A plate is a really simple marker installed on a not dedicated support like a building wall. It indicates what is installed underground or indoor nearby most of the time.
This value doesn't cover situations where small plates are visible on a dedicated post, pedestal or stone.

Examples

Pipelines

Photo Location Tagging Note
Plaque de signalisation gaz en France 02.jpg
France node marker=plate
utility=gas
colour=yellow
operator=GrDF
ref=103
phone=0800 47 33 33
A wall mounted signage indicating the presence of a gas pipeline buried below

Power cables

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Lyon 7e - Plaque attention câbles enterrés (mars 2019).jpg
France node marker=plate
utility=power
manufacturer=Catu
A plate warning about the present of high voltage power cables on a building wall.

Fire hydrants

Photo Location Tagging Note
Hydrant marker, Rake Lane, Upton.jpg
UK node marker=plate
utility=hydrant
An old fire hydrant sign on the wall
French Paris hydrant marker.jpeg
France node marker=plate
utility=hydrant
operator=Eau de Paris
ref=751120563
position:distance=6.40
Those plates are currently rolled out by Eau de Paris and gives several information about a near hydrant installed at stated distances from the marker. The hydrant is fed by water main of given diameter
Hydrantenschild beispiel.jpg
Austria, Germany node marker=plate
utility=hydrant
position:distance=8.4
position:left=1.1
Fire hydrant markers as used in Germany. The hydrant is fed by water main of given diameter. A reference number may be given in the upper right corner, but this is not the reference of the plate, but of the hydrant itself, so it should be added to the emergency=fire_hydrant node.