Week of July 6, 2015

1,387 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 35 from previous report) as of July 6, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,210 (an increase of 27 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 138 (an increase of 6 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 39 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of July 2, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 953 qualified households (an increase of 29 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 427 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 9 from previous report), with 7 applications pending approval
  • As of July 2, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,356 drilling permits for wells (increase of 49 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 (an increase of 31 from previous report)
  • As of July 6, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 150,789 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 797 from previous report)