Week of September 29, 2014

412 Reported Private Well Failures to Date

  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 146 clientele that have been affected by the drought - 59 more than August, 2014
  • As of September 24, 2014,Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 1,353 drilling permits for wells
  • Since September 1, 2014 - September 26, 2014, Proteus has issued 193 Rental Assistance Services and 91 Utility Payment Services due to the effects of drought
  • The Workforce Investment Board reports that 189 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought since March, 2014
  • Self-Help Enterprises has distributed 345 Home Depot Water Conservation kits to 10 communities in Tulare County