Cornelia unveils new water plant, more than a decade in the making

  • Former Georgia Sen. John Foster (left) smiles after Cornelia dedicated its new water plant to him during a ceremony Monday. Cornelia City Manager Dee Anderson made the introduction.
    Former Georgia Sen. John Foster (left) smiles after Cornelia dedicated its new water plant to him during a ceremony Monday. Cornelia City Manager Dee Anderson made the introduction.
  • Former Gov. Nathan Deal speaks at Monday's dedication ceremony.
    Former Gov. Nathan Deal speaks at Monday's dedication ceremony.
  • Carter & Sloope engineer Jeremy Pirkle shows off the plant's automation systems.
    Carter & Sloope engineer Jeremy Pirkle shows off the plant's automation systems.
  • Carter & Sloope engineer Jeremy Pirkle shows off the plant’s one-of-a-kind new filtration system.
    Carter & Sloope engineer Jeremy Pirkle shows off the plant’s one-of-a-kind new filtration system.
   A vision that began more than a decade ago because reality Monday, as Cornelia unveiled its new $24 million water plant that will replace the current 86-year-old facility.    The new state-of-the…

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