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Week of April 20, 2015

1,124 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (increase of 128 from previous report)* as of April 21, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1023 (an increase of 17 from previous report)*
Interim Solutions: 77 (
an increase of 16 from previous report)*
Resolved Failures: 24 (
no change from previous report)*

  • As of April 17, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 679 qualified households (an increase of 25 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 376 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous report), with 10 applications pending
  • As of April 16, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 2,643 drilling permits for wells (increase of 69 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • As of April 21, 2015, the Workforce Investment Board reports that 276 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 1 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 683 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (no report)
  • As of April 20, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 125,233 drought related food relief packages (increase of 2,788 from previous report)

*Change in reporting format to be carried forward in future status reports.