Pipeline Dream: Ambitious Proposal To Bring Utah Water To Colorado

in Local Roundup

Fort Collins man is pressing forward with a proposed 325-mile-long pipeline which would transfer water from northeastern Utah into the northern part of Colorado’s Front Range. It could cost Aaron Million a billion and a half dollars to build.

He claims to have sufficient support from private investors to make his pipeline dream a reality.

“The reality is, Colorado needs an alternative water supply,” Million said.

Nine years in, state and federal regulatory authorities have refused to give him clearance.

The latest setback came in November when the state of Utah rejected the idea again. A spokesperson for the Utah State Engineer, who refused to give the project approval, said the state office is waiting for Million’s next move.

Million acknowledges that might be through attorneys and courts.

Continue Reading on CBS 4


Latest from Local Roundup

Go to Top