Talk:Tag:waterway=stream

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Discuss Tag:waterway=stream here:

Old discussions (2006/2007 while a proposal) have been moved to Tag:waterway=stream/Archive


stream=intermittent

I notice the NHD imports in the US are resulting a lot of waterway=stream data. Among other combo tags it's including these:

stream=intermittent
stream=ephemeral
stream=perennial
stream=fixme

-- Harry Wood 01:50, 15 June 2012 (BST)

Stream that doubles as a track

How do I tag a stream that is also a off-road track when the banks are dry? --ika-chan! (talk) 19:43, 5 November 2019 (UTC)

Best practice is to create a separate way (line) and add the tag highway=track to that new line, along with the name of the track. If you use the same way for the track and the stream, then the name=* would be ambiguous: is it the name of the stream or the name of the track? --Jeisenbe (talk) 13:59, 9 November 2019 (UTC)