Week of June 12, 2017

1,602 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no change from previous report) as of June 12, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 44 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 539 (a decrease of 7 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 1,019 (an increase of 9 from previous report))

  • As of June 9, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 192 qualified households (an increase of 14 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 644 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 6 applications pending determination
  • As of June 9, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,530 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 11 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 13,376 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 124 from previous report)
  • As of June 11, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 368,157 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,172 from previous report)