Week of November 28, 2016

1,619 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 20 from previous report) as of November 29, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 580 (a decrease of 53 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 672 (an increase of 6 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 367 (an increase of 27 from previous report)

  • As of November 18, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,944 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 682 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 8 from previous report), with 13 applications pending determination
  • As of November 25, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,000 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 17 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 422 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 3 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 10,069 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 89 from previous report)
  • As of November 27, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 311,458 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 395 from previous report)