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Bristol Mountain seeks water permit renewal from DEC

Bristol Mountain Ski Resort in Ontario County, New York, is seeking a permit renewal from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to use water from Mud Creek in the nearby town of Canandaigua for snowmaking.

The resort, owned by Troser Management Inc., is not looking to increase its currently permitted withdrawal rate of 12,816,000 gallons per day.


In its renewal application, Troser is seeking to modify the expiration date of the permit to April 30, 2025, to allow for three full ski seasons of stream-flow data collection, as well as the removal of one condition and the addition of a new one.

The DEC’s Region 8 office in Avon will be holding a written public comment period before making a decision on the application. Written comments can be submitted to Guillermo Saar at the DEC Region 8 headquarters (6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414) or by emailing [email protected] or calling 585-226-2466. The comment period closes on January 26th.

The public can also view the filed documents related to the application at the DEC Region 8 office in Avon during normal business hours, an appointment with Saar is recommended.



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