Week of November 2, 2015

1,988 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 10 from previous report) as of November 3, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,410 (a decrease of 9 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 480 (an increase of 15 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 98 (an increase of 4 from previous report)

  • As of October 30, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,374 qualified households (a decrease of 8 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 701 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 6 from previous report), with 6 applications pending approval
  • As of November 2, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,280 drilling permits for wells (increase of 45 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 321 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 4 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 2,570 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 93 from previous report)
  • As of October 31, 2015, FoodLink has distributed 192,770 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,137 from previous report)