Week of April 17, 2017

1,607 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 4 from previous report) as of April 17, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 90 (a decrease of 13 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 551 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 966 (an increase of 9 from previous report)

  • As of April 14, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,413 qualified households (a decrease of 15 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 652 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 4 from previous report), with 5 applications pending determination
  • As of April 14, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,406 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 20 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 610 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 12,438 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 126 from previous report)
  • As of April 16, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 351,961 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,438 from previous report)