Drought Effects Status Updates

903 Reported Private Well Failures (decrease of 8 from previous report) as of February 2, 2015

  • As of January 30, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 495 qualified households (an increase of 15 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 304 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 4 from previous report), with 12 applications pending
  • As of January 30, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 2,073 drilling permits for wells (increase of 59 from previous report, corrected)
  • As of February 2, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 95,319 drought related food relief packages (increase of 3,045 from previous report)