Week of October 24, 2016

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

1,644 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 6 from previous report) as of October 24, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 622 (a decrease of 10 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 674 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 348 (an increase of 2 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 692 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 4 from previous report), with 21 applications pending determination
  • As of October 21, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,886 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 21 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 348 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 18 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 9,481 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 117 from previous report)
  • As of October 23, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 300,650 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 3,032 from previous report)