Week of April 18, 2016

1,456 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of April 18, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 597 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 609 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 250 (an increase of 1 from previous report)

  • As of April 8, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,649 qualified households (no report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 730 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no change from previous report), with 6 applications pending approval
  • As of April 15, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,982 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 34 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 330 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 5,444 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 117 from previous report)
  • As of April 17, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 245,427 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 3,128 from previous report)