Week of May 2, 2016

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

1,482 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of May 2, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 613 (a decrease of 7 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 612 (an increase of 8 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 257 (no change from previous report)

  • As of April 29, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,682 qualified households (an increase of 33 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 726 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 6 applications pending approval
  • As of April 29, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,035 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 24 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 5,716 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 130 from previous report)
  • As of April 29, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 250,026 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,613 from previous report)