Week of June 1, 2015

1,222 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of June 2, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,079 (a decrease of 11 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 109 (an increase of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 34 (an increase of 9 previous report)

  • As of May 29, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 805 qualified households (an increase of 2 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 401 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 3 from previous report), with 14 applications pending approval
  • As of June 2, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,065 drilling permits for wells (increase of 38 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 276 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 800 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (no report)
  • As of May 31, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 139,082 drought related food relief packages (increase of 1,304 from previous report)