1041 permit

Commissioners approve BlueTriton permit

Chaffee County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the BlueTriton Brands 1041 permit conditions after another round of deliberations Tuesday, ending a months-long process delayed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Funding for sustainability plan added to draft BlueTriton permit

An updated draft of the proposed BlueTriton Brands 1041 permit includes $30,000 for “development and implementation” of a comprehensive county sustainability plan. Once fully approved, the permit would allow BlueTriton to continue using Ruby Mountain Springs groundwater for its Arrowhead bottled water operations.



Baker opposes BlueTriton 1041 permit

In Tuesday’s ongoing deliberations about the BlueTriton Brands 1041 permit, Chaffee County Commissioner Keith Baker expressed his opposition to granting a permit that would allow the company to continue using Chaffee County spring water for its bottled-water operation.



Corporate office addresses BlueTriton changes

The March 31 purchase of Nestlé Waters North America by an investment partnership and subsequent name change to BlueTriton Brands has raised numerous questions related to the ongoing 1041 permitting process.



Report details Nestlé economic impacts in Chaffee County

Nestlé Waters North America activities in Chaffee County produced economic benefits averaging $764,049 a year in 2019 and 2020, according to information presented by Harvey Economics at the April 20 continuation of the Chaffee County 1041 permit hearing.




Nestlé to sell North American water business

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 brands for $4.3 billion.