In case anybody thinks the recent rains have done away with the drought in Georgia, take a look at this USGS map of groundwater levels today:
South Georgia, all red and orange. Here’s more detail.
It’s also worth remembering that while our Floridan Aquifer does recharge somewhat, that much of its water has been there since the last ice age. So if we keep mining water at a rapid rate, the aquifer will keep falling.