Week of February 6, 2017

1,588 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 39 from previous report) as of February 7, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 279 (a decrease of 48 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 640 (a decrease of 54 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 669 (an increase of 141 from previous report)

  • As of February 3, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,868 qualified households (a decrease of 66 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 669 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous week), with 14 applications pending determination
  • As of February 3, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,218 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 26 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 540 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 15 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 11,333 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 118 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)