The restoration works of the emblematic Fuente Juan de Uzeta will be completed within a period of approximately one month, whose actions began at the end of September and are being undertaken by the specialized company "" Salmer Cantería y Restauración, SL ".
The actions are financed by the Autonomous Community by virtue of a direct subsidy processed by the Department of Historical Heritage for an amount of 42,989.59 euros.
The basic and execution project was carried out by the architect Francisco Guerao, whose bidding process consisted of two merchants.
In addition, Professor Pedro Martinez Cavero, of the University of Murcia, has visited them recently in order to study the superior epigraph of this infrastructure, accompanied by the chronicler of the city, the researcher Juan Cánovas Mulero.
This baroque monument was built in the 18th century and is located as part of an urban ensemble of great artistic and cultural value.
For a while now, signs of an advanced degenerative state have been observed in the monument, with evident aesthetic degradation and problems of water flow.
This is the work of totanero Silvestre Martínez Teruel, and is part of an urban group of great artistic and cultural value that also served to provide drinking water for the population.
This is an iconic reference element for Totana that was designed by totanero Silvestre Martínez Teruel, a versatile character of his time who is attributed other important works in the municipality.