Week of May 15, 2017

1,603 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 1 from previous report) as of May 15, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 63 (a decrease of 9 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 546 (a decrease of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 994 (an increase of 11 from previous report)

  • As of May 12, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 166 qualified households (an increase of 3 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 8 applications pending determination
  • As of May 12, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,486 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 15 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 12,921 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 109 from previous report)
  • As of May 14, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 360,574 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,268 from previous report)