Template:Ka:Map Features:waterway

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Template for the Waterway table in the Map Features page. Use the default English text or use the template arguments for your translations

All parameters are optional. By default, text is in English. 
English writers shall write their comments in the template itself (avoiding double edition). 
Other languages are translated in template arguments, not in the template itself.
== section header ==
|name=        (section header line)
|description= (displayed before and/or after the table; optional)

== One key/value row ==
|waterway:key=   |river:value=   |river:desc=   |river:render=   |river:photo=



In all rivers, canals etc., the way should be aligned in the direction of water flow.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
waterway stream Mf way.png A naturally-formed waterway that is too thin to be classed as a river. An active person should be able to jump over it.
waterway river Mf way.png For narrow rivers which will be rendered as a line. For larger rivers (defined as more than 12m across) see waterway=riverbank (Other languages). Rendering-waterway-river.png
Nau im Langenauer Ried 600x450.jpg
waterway riverbank Mf area.png Used for larger rivers, to define an area between the opposite riverbanks. Rendering-waterway-riverbank.png
waterway canal Mf way.png An artificial open waterway used for transportation, waterpower, or irrigation.(Other languages).
waterway drain Mf way.png An artificial waterway for carrying storm water or industrial discharge.
Example Drain.jpg
waterway dock Mf node.pngMf area.png An 'enclosed' area of water used for loading, unloading, building or repairing ships.
waterway lock_gate Mf node.png In normal circumstances, use lock=yes. But for very large locks, it may be more appropriate to tag the gates at each end using this tag.
waterway turning_point Mf node.png A place to turn the driving direction for vessels, where the boats are longer than the river/canal is wide. Use maxlength=* to denote the maximum length of the vessel.
waterway boatyard Mf node.png Boat yard - a place for constructing, repairing and storing vessels out of the water.
Boatyards, Rhyll.jpg
waterway weir Mf node.png Mf way.png A barrier built across a river, sometimes to divert water for industrial purposes. Water can still flow over the top.
Alifakovac Miljacka.jpg
waterway dam Mf way.png Mf area.png A wall built across a river or stream to impound the water. A dam normally does not have water flowing over the top of it.
Amagase Dam.jpg
waterway User Defined Mf node.png Mf way.png
Waterway-related features
lock yes Mf way.png (Mf node.png) A lock is used for moving boats between waterways at two different levels. Can tag either the section of the way between the gates (detailed) or just a single node in the waterway (less detailed).
mooring yes/private/no Mf way.png A length of bank where boats are explicitly permitted to moor. maxstay=* should be used for timing information.
Lamanage La Rochelle.jpg

This table is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.