Week of May 9, 2016

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

1,465 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 17 from previous report) as of May 9, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 586 (a decrease of 27 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 613 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 266 (an increase of 9 from previous report)

  • As of May 6, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,696 qualified households (an increase of 14 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 725 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous report), with 9 applications pending approval
  • As of May 6, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,078 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 43 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 5,866 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 150 from previous report)
  • As of May 8, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 251,186 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 1,160 from previous report)