Lavanderia Fountain South Drain Plumbing Restoration (Project No. 14-08)

Summary

SCH Number
2014088343
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Lavanderia Fountain South Drain Plumbing Restoration (Project No. 14-08)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project is to replace the drain lines for the historic fountain and Lavanderia in the gardens at La Purisima Mission SHP. This project lies within archaeological site CA-SBA-520a, is in the historic zone of the Mission and involves historic structures. An archaeological monitor will be required to oversee work. The existing drain line which connects the lavanderia and fountain to the aqueduct is composed of original/historic terra--cotta clay pipes. The pipes must be snaked regularly to maintain drain flow and keep the fountain and lavanderia functional. The system is failing to drain because of root intrusion and/or because the clay pipes have become brittle and are disintegrating.

Contact Information
Nathaniel Cox
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

805 648-8194

Location

Counties
Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 4, 31 - Class 1, 4, & 31
Reasons for Exemption
Utility repairs or minor upgrades Minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored. Activities affecting historic resources consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatmet of Historic Properties.
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