Week of October 17, 2016

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

1,650 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 11 from previous report) as of October 17, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 632 (a decrease of 1 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 672 (an increase of 6 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 346 (an increase of 6 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 696 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 22 applications pending determination
  • As of October 14, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,865 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 29 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 9,364 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 133 from previous report)
  • As of October 16, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 297,618 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,414 from previous report)