Week of June 15, 2015

1,281 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 33 from previous report) as of June 15, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,126 (a decrease of 25 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 120 (an increase of 8 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 35 (no change from previous report)

  • As of June 5, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 851 qualified households (an increase of 21 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 420 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 11 from previous report), with 29 applications pending approval
  • As of June 13, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,173 drilling permits for wells (increase of 40 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 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 800 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (no change from previous report)
  • As of June 7, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 144,486 drought related food relief packages (increase of 3,384 from previous report)