Abim District

by February 19, 2017

The access rates in Abim vary from 58 % in Lotukei Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 433 domestic water points which serve a total of 109,007 people – 89,927 in rural areas. 103 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

87%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

70

Management

84%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
ATC Abim TC 175
Abim TC
Population 175
ALR Alerek 16
Alerek
Population 16
LTK Lotukei 142
Lotukei
Population 142
ABM Abim 77
Abim
Population 77
MRL Morulem 108
Morulem
Population 108
NYK Nyakwae 23
Nyakwae
Population 23

Population figures are projections to the above mentioned date based on UBOS census 2014 and district growth rates. Population density is calculated on land area only. Boundaries reflect the preliminary status only.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 87 %
Rural Access 85 %
Urban Access 95 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 13,700
ALR Alerek 92 %
Alerek
Population Served 18,642
ATC Abim TC 95 %
Abim TC
Population Served 19,077
LTK Lotukei 58 %
Lotukei
Population Served 15,718
MRL Morulem 95 %
Morulem
Population Served 25,440
NYK Nyakwae 95 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 16,419

Access to safe water is the ratio of people served by a safe water point and piped water supply to the total population.
The calculation is based on an estimated number of people per water point type. Maximum access rate can be 95%.

Functionality of Point Water Sources

60 % 80 %
70 % 90 %
Rural Functionality 74 %
Urban Functionality 93 %

ABM Abim 79 %
Abim
Functional Sources 68
ALR Alerek 65 %
Alerek
Functional Sources 45
ATC Abim TC 93 %
Abim TC
Functional Sources 53
LTK Lotukei 77 %
Lotukei
Functional Sources 43
MRL Morulem 76 %
Morulem
Functional Sources 74
NYK Nyakwae 68 %
Nyakwae
Functional Sources 45

Functionality is the ratio of functional water sources to all water sources. Sources not operating for five or more years are assumed to be abandoned, and hence are not included in the calculation.

People served per technology

Reasons for non-functionality

Type of Management

Source of Funding

District Water Supply Summary

Sub-CountyUrban/
Rural
PopulationPopulation
Served
AccessFunctionalityPoint Water SourcesPiped Water Systems
Protected
springs
Shallow wellsDeep boreholesRainwater
harvesting tanks
DamsValley
tanks
PSP/Kiosk, Tap standsYTHHICNWSC
RUWfPFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTot
LABWOR                               
 1 AlerekRural20,33218,64292%65%------11441761167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural26,78325,44495%76%--5-5---6418825510------------No
 3 AbimRural14,42313,70295%79%--2-2516611778---------------No
 4 NyakwaeRural17,28616,42295%68%-50%---1-1411859336112---------No
 5 LotukeiRural26,94915,71858%77%--112369366423-3------------No
 6 Abim TCUrban20,08419,08095%-93%-3-312-1238442------------5175119No
Total 125,857109,007877493331111221829284803641214261230002025175119No
District 125,857109,007877493331111221829284803641214261230002025175119No

F = Functional; NF = Non-Functional; Tot = Total; YT = Yard Tap; HH = Household Connections; IC = Institutional Connections

Piped Water Supply Systems

Type of Scheme/GFSNumber of
Schemes
Functionality of SystemType of ManagementWB in place
FunctionalNon-FunctionalPartially FunctionalPrivate OperatorWSCPrivate/IndividualNWSCOtherYesNo
Unknown/Not GFS21100000000
Groundwater based/Unknown11001000010
Total32100000010

GFS = Gravity Flow Scheme; WB = Water Board; WSC = Water Source Committee