Week of August 15, 2016

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

1,604 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no change from previous report) as of August 16, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 628 (a decrease of 10 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 660 (an increase of 6 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 316 (an increase of 4 from previous report)

  • As of August 12, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,890 qualified households (an increase of 32 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 701 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 4 from previous report), with 15 applications pending determination
  • As of August 12, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,598 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 69 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 8,123 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 185 from previous report)
  • As of August 14, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 279,068 drought related food relief packages (an icrease of 2,306 from previous report)