Week of December 14, 2015

1,811 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 15 from previous report) as of December 15, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,102 (a decrease of 27 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 550 (an increase of 10 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 159 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of December 11, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,533 qualified households (an increase of 9 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 749 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 4 from previous report), with 27 applications pending approval
  • As of December 11, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,518 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 44 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 327 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 2 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 3,202 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 90 from previous report)
  • As of December 14, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 206,614 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 3,442 from previous report)