Week of May 30, 2016

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

1,483 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 17 from previous report) as of May 31, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 574 (an increase of 14 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 624 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 285 (an increase of 2 from previous report)

  • As of May 13, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,707 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 718 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no change from previous report), with 7 applications pending approval
  • As of May 27, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,185 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 33 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 6,215 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 100 from previous report)
  • As of May 29, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 258,605 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,891 from previous report)