Week of July 11, 2016

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

1,552 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 17 from previous report) as of July 12, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 623 (an increase of 17 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 623 (a decrease of 4 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 306 (an increase of 4 from previous report)

  • As of June 24, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,785 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 708 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no change from previous report), with 11 applications pending determination
  • As of July 8, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,403 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 30 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 7,203 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 157 from previous report)
  • As of July 3, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 268,590 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)