Week of June 8, 2015

1,248 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 26 from previous report) as of June 10, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,101 (a decrease of 22 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 112 (an increase of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 35 (an increase of 1 previous report)

  • As of June 5, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 830 qualified households (an increase of 25 new clients from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 409 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 8 from previous report), with 13 applications pending approval
  • As of June 4, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 3,133 drilling permits for wells (increase of 68 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 277 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (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 report)
  • As of June 7, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 141,102 drought related food relief packages (increase of 2,020 from previous report)