Week of December 19, 2016

1,540 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 12 from previous report) as of December 19, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 399 (a decrease of 20 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 699 (a decrease of 11 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 442 (an increase of 19 from previous report)

  • As of December 13, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,947 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 681 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no change from previous report), with 14 applications pending determination
  • As of December 16, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,079 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 25 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 449 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 5 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 10,549 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 125 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)