The County of Tulare received funding from the State Water Resources Control Board to provide bottled drinking water to those residents within the County who have contaminated drinking water and whose annual income is at or below 80% of the California median annual household income.
On August 15, 2014, Community Water Center and AGUA Coalition members help County employees deliver bottled water to the first recipients of the program providing immediate safe drinking water to communities impacted by the drought and contamination.
The community of Monson is the first to receive bottled water from the county-wide bottled water program in Tulare County.
Martha Gomez is the first resident to receive bottled water in Monson.
Gladys Colunga completes an application to receive bottled water.