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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = riverbank
Use of this tag is discouraged, see natural=water+water=river instead Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: Waterways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: deprecated

The tag waterway=riverbank was used to map the water-covered area of a river

Current usage in Norway

The tag is used to map parts of rivers that are only intermittently covered in water along with the underlying land in the combination waterway=riverbank intermittent=yes natural=*.

Previous usage

This tag was used as a general synonym for natural=water water=river. This use is eradicated from the map as of December 2022.