Week of July 13, 2015

1,409 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 22 from previous report) as of July 13, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,221 (an increase of 11 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 147 (an increase of 9 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 41 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of July 10, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 976 qualified households (an increase of 23 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 475 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 48 from previous report), with 23 applications pending approval
  • As of July 9, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,425 drilling permits for wells (increase of 69 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 278 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 831 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (no change from previous report)
  • As of July 14, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 153,449 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,660 from previous report)