Week of April 10, 2017

1,611 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no report this week) as of April 4, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 103 (no report this week)
Interim Solutions: 551 (no report this week)
Resolved Failures: 957 (no report this week)

  • As of April 7, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,428 qualified households (a decrease of 19 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 656 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no change from previous report), with 7 applications pending determination
  • As of April 7, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,386 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 20 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 609 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 1 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 12,312 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 106 from previous report)
  • As of April 9, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 350,523 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 3,424 from previous report)