In Leeds, UK, there's a part of the River Aire which goes under the Leeds Armley Industrial Museum. The Aire is represented by a polygon.

How should this be mapped? Currently, I've got a multipolygon which the building is placed upon. But how do I map the actual course of the river? I placed that on the map, but it's visible under the building which doesn't look right. I've also got the same problem near the service road which enters the building.

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asked 10 Aug '13, 19:02

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Is there ground between the building and the waterway?

(10 Aug '13, 20:56) Tordanik

@tordanik yes, a small amount on one side

(10 Aug '13, 22:48) Tom Oldbury

hi make a stretch waterway = drain with tunnel = yes + layer -1. But if the river is wide and the wiki says http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3D canal instead of drain. IMHO I would ad covered = yes since the building is over the waterway and add layer = 1 to the building.

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answered 10 Aug '13, 20:31

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