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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 the Colorado River Basin

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.