Week of November 30, 2015

1,872 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 6 from previous report) as of November 30, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,188 (a decrease of 43 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 523 (an increase of 20 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 151 (an increase of 7 from previous report)

  • As of November 25, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved  1,507 qualified households (an increase of 56 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 737 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 15 from previous report), with 24 applications pending approval
  • As of November 20, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,430 drilling permits for wells (increase of 23 from previous report, corrected) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 325 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 3,022 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 145 from previous report)
  • As of November 29, 2015, FoodLink has distributed   201,754 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,396 from previous report)