Week of January 9, 2017

1,548 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 1 from previous report) as of January 9, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 386 (a decrease of 6 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 705 (no change from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 457 (an increase of 5 from previous report)

  • As of December 29, 2016, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,953 qualified households (no report this week)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 673 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 2 from previous report), with 15 applications pending determination
  • As of January 6, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,145 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 12 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 469 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 10,857 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 93 from previous report)
  • As of December 11, 2016, FoodLink has distributed 316,328 drought related food relief packages (no report this week)