Week of July 20, 2015

1,444 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 35 from previous report) as of July 20, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,239 (an increase of 18 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 157 (an increase of 10 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 48 (an increase of 7 from previous report)

  • As of July 17, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,006 qualified households (an increase of 30 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 500 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 25 from previous report), with 36 applications pending approval
  • As of July 17, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,470 drilling permits for wells (increase of 45 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 report)
  • As of July 19, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 156,153 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,704 from previous report)