Week of September 19, 2016

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

1,626 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 6 from previous report) as of September 13, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 625 (an increase of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 669 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 332 (an increase of 4 from previous report)

  • As of September 2, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,905 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 694 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 6 from previous report), with 12 applications pending determination
  • As of September 16, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,745 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 49 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 8,892 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 150 from previous report)
  • As of September 18, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 288,674 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,331 from previous report)