Week of April 25, 2016

Red: Current Outage, Green: Interim Solution, Blue: Resolved

1,481 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 25 from previous report) as of April 25, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 620 (an increase of 23 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 604 (a decrease of 5 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 257 (an increase of 7 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 725 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 5 from previous report), with 5 applications pending approval
  • As of April 22, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,011 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 29 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 5,586 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 142 from previous report)
  • As of April 24, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 247,413 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,986 from previous report)