My new hobby: Adding public drinking fountains (and toilets, but it's mostly fountains that are missing so far) to . This is so important for people to find, but still so few are marked in . At least here in Norway. It's a shame, really. And the hotter the climate gets, the more important it will become. @openstreetmap

@forteller @openstreetmap it’s a shame there are no OSM apps that show fountains from the dataset. It would be rather simple to pull off.

@nigel @openstreetmap Yes. According to the wiki there seems to have been one previously, but it's gone now.

@nigel @forteller @openstreetmap

#OsmAnd can do this, among many other things. although they won't be shown by default. Same goes for another app I use that consumes #OpenStreetMap data, #MagicEarth.

You can search for specific features, and searching for drinking water or toilets on the map gets me these:

@GOwin
@nigel @forteller @openstreetmap
Back from Paris during a severe heat wave, I would like to thank:
- La Ville de Paris for maintaining a network of public fountains with drinking water
- all the #OpenStreetMap contributors who added them to OSM
- #OSMand developer(s?) for the quick way to display and access them when they were REALLY needed.
Probably saved me from heatstroke once or twice.

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