Week of February 13, 2017

1,585 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 3 from previous report) as of February 13, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 258 (a decrease of 21 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 610 (a decrease of 30 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 717 (an increase of 48 from previous report)

  • As of February 10, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,852 qualified households (a decrease of 16 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 668 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous week), with 12 applications pending determination
  • As of February 10, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,231 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 13 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 553 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 113 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 11,435 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 102 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)