Week of December 12, 2016

1,552 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 33 from previous report) as of December 13, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 419 (a decrease of 50 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 710 (a decrease of 7 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 423 (an increase of 24 from previous report)

  • As of December 13, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,947 qualified households (an increase of 3 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 681 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous report), with 11 applications pending determination
  • As of December 9, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,054 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 36 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 444 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 12 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 10,424 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 94 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,654 from previous report)