Week of November 14, 2016

1,630 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 3 from previous report) as of November 15, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 598 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 672 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 360 (an increase of 1 from previous report)

  • As of September 23, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,945 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 690 clientele that have been affected by the drought (no report this week)
  • As of November 11, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,958 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 29 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 412 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 7 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 9,861 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 134 from previous report)
  • As of November 13, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 307,596 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,864 from previous report)