Week of July 18, 2016

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

1,562 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 10 from previous report) as of July 18, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 621 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 635 (an increase of 12 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 306 (no change from previous report)

  • As of July 15, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,808 qualified households (an increase of 23 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 706 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 2 from previous report), with 11 applications pending determination
  • As of July 15, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,434 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 31 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 7,376 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 173 from previous report)
  • As of July 17, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 270,965 drought related food relief packages (an icrease of 2,375 from previous report)