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Developer Aaron Million wants to divert 55,000 acre-feet of water from the Green River in Utah to Colorado’s Front Range. (Photo by Luke Runyon/KUNC)

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Tapped out, or plenty to tap? Developers argue there’s more water in Colorado River Basin

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado River, which supplies water to croplands and 40 million people in the Southwest, is projected to hit a historic low mark within two years, forcing mandatory cuts to deliveries in Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.