Week of December 29, 2015

1,762 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 7 from previous report) as of December 28, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,031 (a decrease of 16 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 563 (an increase of 7 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 168 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of December 23, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,539 qualified households (no change from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 739 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 8 from previous report), with 31 applications pending approval
  • As of December 23, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,559 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 17 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 (no change from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 3,439 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 119 from previous report)
  • As of December 20, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 209,324 drought related food relief packages (no change from previous report)