Week of January 16, 2017

1,546 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 2 from previous report) as of January 17, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 384 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 698 (a decrease of 7 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 464 (an increase of 7 from previous report)

  • As of January 13, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,980 qualified households (an increase of 33 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 673 clientele that have been affected by the drought no report this week)
  • As of January 13, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,154 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 9 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 481 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 12 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 10,958 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 101 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)