Week of December 7, 2015

1,826 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 46 from previous report) as of December 7, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,129 (a decrease of 59 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 540 (an increase of 17 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 157 (an increase of 6 from previous report)

  • As of December 4, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,524 qualified households (an increase of 17 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 745 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 8 from previous report), with 27 applications pending approval
  • As of December 4, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,474 drilling permits for wells (increase of 44 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 325 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 3,112 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 90 from previous report)
  • As of December 6, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 203,172 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,418 from previous report)