Week of August 1, 2016

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

1,571 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 2 from previous report) as of August 1, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 615 (a decrease of 3 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 645 (an increase of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 311 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of July 29, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,813 qualified households (an increase of 5 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 696 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 3 from previous report), with 16 applications pending determination
  • As of July 29, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,495 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 61 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 7,773 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 208 from previous report)
  • As of July 31, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 274,980 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,700 from previous report)