Week of June 22, 2015

1,321 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 46 from previous report) as of June 22, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,165 (an increase of 39 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 125 (an increase of 5 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 37 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of June 19, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 890 qualified households (an increase of 39 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 420 clientele that have been affected by the drought, with 29 applications pending approval (no report this week)
  • As of June 20, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,235 drilling permits for wells (increase of 62 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 800 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (no change from previous report)
  • As of June 21, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 147,283 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,797 from previous report)