The 1041 permit that allows Nestlé Waters North America to take groundwater from Chaffee County includes multiple conditions. This article examines Nestlé’s compliance with permit conditions related to land and water-resource management.
Articles by Joe Stone
Nestlé Waters North America has applied for a 10-year renewal of its permit to pump more than 60 million gallons of water per year from the aquifer just north of Ruby Mountain near Nathrop.
Palmer Land Trust has officially taken over the stewardship covenant for the 200-acre CB Ranch in Coaldale, which was bought by Security Water District in 2013 for the ranch’s water rights.
By fallowing its Lake Ranch property, the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District could provide 250 acre-feet of water for other uses.