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. Million, founder of the Million Conservation Resource Group, is the driving force and financier behind the proposal for a 500-mile, $3 billion water pipeline that would traverse the Continental Divide as it stretches from the Green River and Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southwest Wyoming to the Front Range. It would supply farmers and communities with 250,000 acre-feet of Colorado River Basin water annually. Million's project is founded on the idea that Colorado has a right to the water because the Green River briefly loops from Utah into Colorado in Moffat County before it returns to Utah and eventually flows into the Colorado River. So far, only a handful of water suppliers have been revealed to the public, but Million said Wednesday "there's some significant major interest from nationally recognized entities in the project." 

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