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Week of November 7, 2016

1,627 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 17 from previous report) as of November 7, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 596 (a decrease of 27 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 672 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 359 (an increase of 10 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 (a decrease of 2 from previous week), with 12 applications pending determination
  • As of November 4, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,929 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 10 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 405 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 29 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 9,727 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 116 from previous report)
  • As of November 6, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 304,732 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,009 from previous report)