Flaming Gorge Reservoir

December 9, 2014--Southwest Basin Water Roundtable holds meetings to discuss plan (Cortez Journal)

Colorado has a difficult water problem. Eighty percent of its water is on the Western Slope, but 80 percent of its population is on the Front Range. Adding to the problem are estimates that Colorado’s population will increase from 5 million to 10 million by 2050, the majority of which will live on the Front Range.


September 28, 2014--Concern mounts about Colorado River water supply (Durango Herald)

The water in Navajo Reservoir could play a role in meeting Colorado River Compact obligations in the event of continued drought, Bruce Whitehead, director of the Southwestern Water Conservation District said Friday.


September 23, 2014--Water conservation districts plan for the worst (KVNF)

With monsoon season passing us, it might be easy to forget that Colorado and the entire Colorado River are in the middle of a long drought--14 years long. With seemingly no end in sight, two water conservation districts, the Colorado River and Southwestern Water Conservation District, teamed up to come up with a plan in case things don’t get better.  Jim Pokrandt is with the Col


February 21, 2014--Million still seeks gorge water (Green River Star)

The Aaron Million water project continues on in the form of a request to the Bureau of the Interior. Million’s request, as published in the Federal Register Feb.


January 13, 2014--Downstream states eye Flaming Gorge water (KULR News)

Prolonged drought on the Colorado River system has prompted Wyoming officials to begin planning for the possibility of drawing down water levels in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports that officials with the Wyoming State Engineer's Office plan to meet with Sweetwater County commissioners on March 18.


May 17, 2012--Flaming Gorge pipeline suffers another blow (Coloradoan)

The federal government dealt Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million’s Flaming Gorge Pipeline proposal another setback Thursday morning. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied Wyco Power and Water, Inc.’s appeal of the agency’s earlier dismissal of Wyco’s application for a federal feasibility of the proposed pipeline.


December 24, 2010--Aaron Million tweaks his water project (Coloradoan)

Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million says he has big plans in 2011 for reshaping his proposed Regional Watershed Supply Project, possibly focusing the project not just on supplying water to Front Range communities, but turning the pipeline into a major hydroelectric power project.


November 11, 2010--West water manager denounces pipeline plan (Coloradoan)

A western Colorado water manager is warning western Wyoming residents that Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million's proposed 500-mile water pipeline could have serious implications for recreation and water availability in the Cowboy State.


September 10, 2010--Pipeline review will take at least 4 more years (Grand Junction Sentinel)

The Army Corps of Engineers has extended by about four years the time it will take to study a $3 billion plan to pipe water from southwest Wyoming to Colorado. Project manager Rena Brand says the proposal requires more time because it is so complex.


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