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. 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. 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… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.