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Specifies that a canal is used for transportation by ships, boats or canoes Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

The tag usage=transportation is added to a waterway=canal to specify that it is used to by boats or ships as a means of transportation.

How to map

Draw a way and add the tags waterway=canal + usage=transportation. Consider adding the width=* in meters

Also consider adding tags which specify legal access for boats and ships such as: