Week of March 13, 2017

1,620 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 4 from previous report) as of March 13, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 149 (a decrease of 17 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 554 (a decrease of 33 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 917 (a decrease of 46 from previous report)

  • As of March 10, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,659 qualified households (a decrease of 47 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 657 clientele that have been affected by the drought (a decrease of 5 from previous report), with 6 applications pending determination
  • As of March 10, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,311 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 20 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 588 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 15 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 11,875 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 109 from previous report)
  • As of March 12, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 342,337 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,743 from previous report)