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Week of June 29, 2015

1,352 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 31 from previous report) as of June 30, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,183 (an increase of 18 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 132 (an increase of 7 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 37 (no change from previous report)

  • As of June 26, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 924 qualified households (an increase of 34 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 418 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 2 from previous report), with 6 applications pending approval
  • As of June 26, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,307 drilling permits for wells (increase of 72 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 June 28, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 149,992 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,709 from previous report)