Week of November 21, 2016

1,639 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 9 from previous report) as of November 22, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 633 (an increase of 35 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 666 (a decrease of 6 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 340 (a decrease of 20 from previous report)

  • As of November 18, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,944 qualified households (a decrease of 1 from previous report)
  • 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 18, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,983 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 25 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 419 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 9,980 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 119 from previous report)
  • As of November 20, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 310,523 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,927 from previous report)