Week of June 5, 2017

1,602 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no report this week) as of May 30, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 46 (no report this week)
Interim Solutions: 546 (no report this week)
Resolved Failures: 1,010 (no report this week)

  • As of May 25, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 178 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 643 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 2 from previous report), with 3 applications pending determination
  • As of June 2, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,519 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 10 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 13,252 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 120 from previous report)
  • As of June 4, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 365,985 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,084 from previous report)