Week of January 2, 2017

1,549 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 1 from previous report) as of January 3, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 392 (a decrease of 4 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 705 (an increase of 1 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 452 (an increase of 4 from previous report)

  • As of December 29, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,953 qualified households (an increase of 6 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 675 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 2 from previous report), with 13 applications pending determination
  • As of December 30, 2016, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,133 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 24 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 457 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (no report this week)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 10,764 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 106 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)