Nestlé Waters North America announced Tuesday that it has begun operating under a new corporate name, BlueTriton Brands, following the completion of the company’s acquisition by a partnership of One Rock Capital Partners LLC and Metropoulos and Co. March 31.
The sale of Nestlé Waters North America likely does not provide a legal basis for the Chaffee County Commissioners to deny an extension of Nestlé’s existing 1041 permit.
Updated at 10:06 a.m. MST, Feb. 18, 2021 Nestlé S.A., the world’s largest food and beverage company, announced today that it has agreed to sell its Nestlé Waters North America…
County Commissioners continue permit hearing; decision likely months away.
In the Tuesday session of the Nestlé Waters North America permit hearing, Chaffee County Commissioners heard public comments, discussed 1041 permit standards, voted to continue the public hearing at 1 p.m. Nov. 17, and adjourned to executive session to receive legal advice.
Chaffee County Commissioners began deliberations in the Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing Thursday, Nov. 5, and continued the hearing until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Chaffee County Commissioners will accept additional public comments about Nestle Waters North America’s 1041 permit extension at 9 am and 5 pm today.
The Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing opened Tuesday, Oct. 20, with a 6-hour session and testimony by county staff members, county consultants, various stakeholder agencies, Nestlé representatives, and members of Unbottle and Protect Chaffee County Water LLC.
Chaffee County Commissioners agreed to move ahead with the Nestlé Waters North America public hearing scheduled for Oct. 20 and 22 but decided to further limit in-person attendance due to increasing numbers of local COVID-19 cases.
“Operation of the Nestlé Waters North America wells has not caused progressive depletion of the groundwater resources of Chaffee County,” according to a recent report by Gary Thompson, principal of W. W. Wheeler and Associates.