Week of January 11, 2016

1,724 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 37 from previous report) as of January 13, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 970 (a decrease of 58 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 567 (an increase of 4 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 187 (an increase of 17 from previous report)

  • As of January 4, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,551 qualified households (no report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 738 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 2 from previous report), with 14 applications pending approval
  • As of January 8, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 4,613 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 29 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 327 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 3,654 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 121 from previous report)
  • As of January 10, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 212,174 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,063 from previous report)