Week of May 1, 2017

1,607 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of May 2, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 78 (a decrease of 10 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 547 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 982 (an increase of 9 from previous report)

  • As of April 21, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 145 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 646 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous report), with 2 applications pending determination
  • As of April 28, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,452 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 12,691 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 125 from previous report)
  • As of April 30, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 356,352 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,019 from previous report)