Week of August 29, 2016

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

1,612 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 7 from previous report) as of August 30, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 626 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 663 (an increase of 4 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 323 (an increase of 5 from previous report)

  • As of August 12, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,890 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 698 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 14 applications pending determination
  • As of August 26, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,679 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 36 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 7,938 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 165 from previous report)
  • As of August 14, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 279,068 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)