Waterwheel Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Waterwheel Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Restore the waterwheel, and repair the flume structure and exterior siding (wheel side) at the Bale Grist Mill in Bale Grist State Historic Park to restore the function of the wheel and prevent future water damage to the Mill building. Work will repair, restore or replace all compromised redwood components of the Mill's waterwheel. Future proposed work will replace in-kind, as needed, sections of the flume and flume structure and replace siding on the Mill that is damaged due to exposure to large amounts of water. Completed in phases, all work will be done under the supervision of a trained Millwright and will be completed in compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Contact Information

Cyndy Shafer
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Bay Area
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the maintenance, repair and restoration of historic resources, in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer


Notice of Exemption

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