Week of March 27, 2017

1,610 Cumulative Reported Domestic Well Failures (a decrease of 2 from previous report) as of March 27, 2017
Current Active Well Failures: 115 (a decrease of 13 from previous report)
Interim Solutions: 549 (a decrease of 2 from previous report)
Resolved Failures: 946 (an increase of 13 from previous report)

  • As of March 24, 2017, the Bottled Drinking Water Program has approved 1,476 qualified households (a decrease of 163 from previous report)
  • Tulare County's Health and Human Services Agency has identified 655 clientele that have been affected by the drought (an increase of 2 from previous report), with 2 applications pending determination
  • As of March 24, 2017, Tulare County's Environmental Health has approved over 6,343 drilling permits for wells (an increase of 14 from previous report) since January 1, 2014
  • The Workforce Investment Board reported that 602 employees have been laid off or have had their work hours reduced due to drought (an increase of 6 from previous report)
  • 2-1-1, through the United Way of Tulare County, has received 12,101 drought related calls requesting referrals for assistance (an increase of 112 from previous report)
  • As of March 26, 2017, FoodLink has distributed 347,099 drought related food relief packages (an increase of 2,042 from previous report)