Week of May 22, 2017

1,601 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 2 from previous report) as of May 22, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 53 (a decrease of 10 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 547 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 1,001 (an increase of 7 from previous report)

  • As of May 19, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 175 qualified households (an increase of 9 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 640 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 4 from previous report), with 8 applications pending determination
  • As of May 19, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,502 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 16 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 13,031 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 110 from previous report)
  • As of May 14, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 360,574 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)