Drought Effects Status Updates

911 Reported Private Well Failures (increase of 8 from previous report) as of February 10, 2015

  • As of February 6, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 502 qualified households (an increase of 7 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 315 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 11 from previous report), with 11 applications pending
  • As of February 5, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 2,114 drilling permits for wells (increase of 41 from previous report, corrected)
  • As of February 2, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 97,519 drought related food relief packages (increase of 2,200 from previous report)