Week of June 20, 2016

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

1,505 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 17 from previous report) as of June 20, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 591 (an increase of 16 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 616 (a decrease of 5 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 298 (an increase of 6 from previous report)

  • As of June 10, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,763 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 706 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 9 from previous report), with 11 applications pending approval 
  • As of June 17, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,303 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 40 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 6,645 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 136 from previous report)
  • As of June 19, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 265,030 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,526 from previous report)