Gulu District

by February 17, 2018

The access rates in Gulu vary from 86 % in Paicho Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 567 domestic water points which serve a total of 235,912 people – 126,490 in rural areas. 141 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Gulu has 6 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

75%

Equity

38

Management

82%

Gender

72%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLR Palaro 30
Palaro
Population 30
PTK Patiko 80
Patiko
Population 80
BNG Bungatira 201
Bungatira
Population 201
UNY Unyama 134
Unyama
Population 134
PCH Paicho 61
Paicho
Population 61
AWC Awach 69
Awach
Population 69
PDV Pece DIV 4,216
Pece DIV
Population 4,216
LDV Laroo DIV 2,940
Laroo DIV
Population 2,940
LYB Layibi DIV 3,460
Layibi DIV
Population 3,460
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,154
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,154

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 78 %
Rural Access 92 %
Urban Access 66 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 19,787
BNG Bungatira 89 %
Bungatira
Population Served 32,224
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
PCH Paicho 86 %
Paicho
Population Served 23,163
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,161
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,204
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 17,944

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 75 %
Urban Functionality 100 %

AWC Awach 72 %
Awach
Functional Sources 75
BNG Bungatira 74 %
Bungatira
Functional Sources 89
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Functional Sources 1
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PCH Paicho 95 %
Paicho
Functional Sources 88
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PLR Palaro 60 %
Palaro
Functional Sources 44
PTK Patiko 85 %
Patiko
Functional Sources 77
UNY Unyama 61 %
Unyama
Functional Sources 52

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
ASWA                               
 1 PaichoRural26,95623,16386%95%--12-129-95556012-12------------No
 2 UnyamaRural18,89017,94695%61%--17926549291645-44------1-1---No
 3 PalaroRural14,90814,16395%60%--1-1325362460437------------No
 4 AwachRural20,83019,78995%72%--82101772445954538-------88---No
 5 PatikoRural20,21719,20695%85%--101117-759766167------------No
 6 BungatiraRural36,24832,22489%74%--1882618826531164-44------------No
Total 138,049126,49092750066208659218027772349222042000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban44,518NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Laroo DIVUrban30,121NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Pece DIVUrban50,236NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban41,047NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 165,922109,4226601000000000101000000000000000No
District 303,971235,9127875100066208659218027872350222042000000189000No

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
Groundwater based/Not GFS63301500050
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS41211000000
Total114510501050

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