Week of June 26, 2017

1,602 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no change from previous report) as of June 28, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 37 (a decrease of 7 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 538 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 1,025 (an increase of 4 from previous report))

  • As of June 23, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 204 qualified households (an increase of 6 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 644 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no report this week), with 6 applications pending determination
  • As of June 23, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,575 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 29 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 13,614 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 131 from previous report)
  • As of June 25, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 372,059 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,649 from previous report)

This will be the County's final Drought Effects Status Update.