Week of September 22, 2014

412 Reported Private Well Failures to Date

  • As of September 9, 2014, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 188 qualified households
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 133 clientele that have been affected by the drought - 59 more than August, 2014
  • Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 1,200 drilling permits for wells
  • FoodLink has distributed 44,134 food relief packages (relatable to the drought) since May, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reports that 184 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought since March, 2014