In downtown Vancouver, there are regular fire hydrants (usually red) and special blue-and-white ones which are part of the Dedicated Fire Protection System.

I looked on the wiki and it doesn't mention that case, which is not surprising since apparently only Vancouver and San Francisco have a similar system.

Any suggestions as to how I should tag these blue hydrants?

asked 22 Sep '17, 05:09

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Hi did yuou looked at the Frisco area and search for hydrants as well to see how they solved it ?

(22 Sep '17, 11:30) Hendrikklaas

No, I'm not familiar with Frisco. Do you have a link handy?

(22 Sep '17, 15:30) fmarier

There was recently a thread on the tagging-mailing list about fire hydrants: https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2017-August/032978.html You could try replying to that and asking them the same question.

(23 Sep '17, 22:11) FredrikLindseth

"Frisco" means "San Francisco".

(24 Sep '17, 16:07) dsh4

Also check https://www.osmhydrant.org/ to easily add and edit fire hydrant data. For your question you could use operator, color and description tags.

(24 Sep '17, 20:11) Sergey Karavay

I would just put a different operator and colour tags on it.

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answered 24 Sep '17, 07:33

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