Week of April 24, 2017

1,608 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of April 21, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 88 (a decrease of 15 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 547 (a decrease of 4 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 973 (an increase of 16 from previous report)

  • As of April 21, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 145 qualified households (a decrease of 1,268 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 647 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 5 from previous report), with 4 applications pending determination
  • As of April 21, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,429 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 23 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 (no change from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 12,566 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 128 from previous report)
  • As of April 23, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 354,333 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,372 from previous report)