Week of January 23, 2017

1,546 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (no change from previous report) as of January 23, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 360 (a decrease of 24 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 686 (a decrease of 12 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 500 (an increase of 36 from previous report)

  • As of January 20, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,943 qualified households (a decrease of 37 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 671 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 5 from previous week), with 14 applications pending determination
  • As of January 20, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,178 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 24 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 501 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 20 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 11,074 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 116 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)