Week of July 5, 2016

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

1,535 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 16 from previous report) as of July 5, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 606 (an increase of 15 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 627 (a decrease of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 302 (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 (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 6 applications pending determination
  • As of July 1, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,373 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 7,046 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 244 from previous report)
  • As of July 3, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 268,590 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 938 from previous report)