Week of April 27, 2015

1,176 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (increase of 52 from previous report) as of April 28, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1074 (an increase of 51 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 78 (
an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 24 (
no change from previous report)

  • As of April 24, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 731 qualified households (an increase of 52 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 377 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous report), with 8 applications pending
  • As of April 27, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 2,706 drilling permits for wells (increase of 63 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 276 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (no report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 782 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (increase of 99 from previous report)
  • As of April 26, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 127,854 drought related food relief packages (increase of 2,621 from previous report)