Week of January 30, 2017

1,549 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (an increase of 3 from previous report) as of January 31, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 327 (a decrease of 33 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 694 (an increase of 8 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 528 (an increase of 28 from previous report)

  • As of January 27, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,934 qualified households (a decrease of 9 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 670 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 1 from previous week), with 13 applications pending determination
  • As of January 27, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,192 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 14 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 525 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 24 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 11,215 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 141 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)