Cottage 3, 4, 15 Irrigation Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Cottage 3, 4, 15 Irrigation Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Parks and Recreation will install lawn irrigation fixtures and restore lawns in three cottages located in Columbia State Historic Park, to reduce manhours needed to appropriately water the lawns, and enhance park resources for visitors. In all cottages, work will hard wire-install Irrigation timers into the units for automated watering; add top-soil and grass mix to restore lawn and install MP rotator nozzles on all irrigation heads to reduce misting and water loss of evaporation. Additional work is as follows: At Cottage #3; excavate a 600’L x 4” W x 6” D trench to place 600 Linear feet of ¾” SCH40 PVC and install 4 irrigation valves with Anti-Siphon Valves and 46 pop up spray heads. At Cottage #4; excavate a 500’L x 4” W x 6” D trench to place 500 linear feet of ¾” SCH PVC, install 4 irrigation valves with Anti-Siphon valves and 35 pop up spray heads. At cottage #15; excavate a 250’L x 4” W x 6” D trench for placement of 250 linear feet of ¾” SCH 40PVC, install 3 irrigation valves with Anti-Siphon Valves, and 8 pop up spray heads with additional 8 Pop up rotor spray heads on side yard.

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
California State Parks, Central Valley District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Responsible Agency


Cross Streets
Jackson St., Columbia St.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing public facilities and topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels and is included as “Utility repairs or minor upgrades” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR§15300.4, and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.


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