Week of May 8, 2017

1,604 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 3 from previous report) as of May 8, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 72 (a decrease of 6 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 549 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 983 (an increase of 1 from previous report)

  • As of May 5, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 163 qualified households (an increase of 18 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 643 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 3 from previous report), with 7 applications pending determination
  • As of May 5, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,471 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 19 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 12,812 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 121 from previous report)
  • As of May 7, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 358,306 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,954 from previous report)