Week of April 3, 2017

1,611 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of April 4, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 103 (a decrease of 12 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 551 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 957 (an increase of 11 from previous report)

  • As of March 31, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,447 qualified households (a decrease of 29 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 656 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 8 applications pending determination
  • As of March 31, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,366 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 23 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 608 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 6 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 12,206 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 105 from previous report)
  • As of March 26, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 347,099 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)