Week of November 9, 2015

1,945 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 43 from previous report) as of November 9, 2015
Current Active Well Failures: 1,337 (a decrease of 73 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 488 (an increase of 8 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 120 (an increase of 22 from previous report)

  • As of November 6, 2015, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved  1,384 qualified households (an increase of 10 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 709 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 8 from previous report), with 11 applications pending approval
  • As of November 6, 2015, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,328 drilling permits for wells (increase of 48 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 (no report this week)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 2,676 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 106 from previous report)
  • As of November 8, 2015, FoodLink has distributed  194,856 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,086 from previous report)