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Study: Aqueduct Would Cost $20B

andy lambertJanuary 15, 2015

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A new study estimates it would cost $18 billion to reroute water from the Missouri River to help irrigate farms in western Kansas, and an additional $1 billion each year to operate the system. The Army Corps of Engineers estimates a 360-mile aqueduct would cost $12.2 billion to build over the course of 20 years, as well as nearly $6 billion in interest.

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