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Hello, there.

How am I supposed to map paddle or lock gates (I'm not sure of the English word) for controlling water levels in ponds or small canals, like this:

(Picture by M0tty, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Until then, I mapped them as waterway=lock_gate, but doesn't it model lock gates for boats only?

Awaiting your answers,


asked 06 Feb '16, 12:11

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edited 06 Feb '16, 12:24

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Hi Pengal That is a sluice gate, I found this proposal http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/sluice_gate .

So it looks like

  • waterway=flow_control
  • flow_control=sluice_gate
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answered 06 Feb '16, 17:34

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edited 06 Feb '16, 18:25

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