Week of September 5, 2016

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

1,617 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 5 from previous report) as of September 6, 2016
Current Active Well Failures: 625 (a decrease of 1 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 666 (an increase of 3 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 326 (an increase of 3 from previous report)

  • As of September 2, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,905 qualified households (an increase of 15 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 699 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 1 from previous report), with 15 applications pending determination
  • As of August 5, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 5,717 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 38 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 8,596 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 148 from previous report)
  • As of September 4, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 284,455 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 539 from previous report)