Ski Co Development Inc. - Permit to take water

Instrument type: Permit to take water

ERO number
019-6541
Ministry reference number
4164-CLPQQJ
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Ontario Water Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
January 20, 2023 - February 19, 2023 (30 days) Open
Last updated

This consultation closes at 11:59 p.m. on:
February 19, 2023

Proposal summary

This proposal is for a Permit to Take Water for snowmaking and water supply purposes.

Location details

Site address

1800 Loch Lomond Road
Thunder Bay, ON
Canada

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Proponent(s)

Ski Co Development Inc.
1800 Loch Lomond Road
Thunder Bay, ON
P7J 1E9
Canada

Proposal details

This proposal is for a Permit to Take Water for snowmaking and water supply purposes. Water will be taken from two ponds. Details of the water taking are as follows:

Permit type – Renewal:

Source name: Double Pond

  • purpose of taking: snowmaking
  • maximum rate per minute (litres per minute): 5,678
  • maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • maximum volume of taking per day: 8,176,320 litres
  • maximum number of days of taking in a year: 60
  • earliest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 11/01
  • latest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 01/31
  • length of taking: 10 years

Source name: Holding Pond

  • purpose of taking: snowmaking
  • maximum rate per minute (litres per minute): 3,785
  • maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • maximum volume of taking per day: 5,450,400 litres
  • maximum number of days of taking in a year: 120
  • earliest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 11/01
  • latest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 02/28
  • length of taking: 10 years

Source name: Holding Pond

  • purpose of taking: grey water
  • maximum rate per minute (litres per minute): 84
  • maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • maximum volume of taking per day: 120,960 litres
  • maximum number of days of taking in a year: 365
  • earliest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 01/01
  • latest calendar date of taking (mm/dd): 12/31
  • length of taking: 10 years

There are 3 categories of a Permit to Take Water:

  • Category 1: water takings are anticipated to have a lower risk of causing an unacceptable environmental impact/interference
  • Category 2: water takings are anticipated to having a higher potential of causing unacceptable environmental impact or interference
  • Category 3: water takings are anticipated to have the highest potential of causing unacceptable environmental impactor interference

The proposed water taking qualifies as a Category 1 permit.

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Client Services and Permissions Branch
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135 St. Clair Avenue West
Floor 1
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

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