Gulu District

by August 18, 2018

The access rates in Gulu vary from 90 % in Bungatira Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 583 domestic water points which serve a total of 239,657 people – 130,235 in rural areas. 140 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Gulu has 6 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

35

Management

78%

Gender

72%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLR Palaro 31
Palaro
Population 31
PTK Patiko 81
Patiko
Population 81
BNG Bungatira 204
Bungatira
Population 204
UNY Unyama 137
Unyama
Population 137
PCH Paicho 62
Paicho
Population 62
AWC Awach 70
Awach
Population 70
PDV Pece DIV 4,284
Pece DIV
Population 4,284
LDV Laroo DIV 2,987
Laroo DIV
Population 2,987
LYB Layibi DIV 3,516
Layibi DIV
Population 3,516
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,189
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,189

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 93 %
Urban Access 65 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 20,106
BNG Bungatira 90 %
Bungatira
Population Served 33,024
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 91 %
Paicho
Population Served 24,963
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,389
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,514
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,232

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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 78 %
Rural Access 93 %
Urban Access 65 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 20,106
BNG Bungatira 90 %
Bungatira
Population Served 33,024
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 91 %
Paicho
Population Served 24,963
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,389
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,514
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,232

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 76 %
Urban Functionality 100 %

AWC Awach 73 %
Awach
Functional Sources 77
BNG Bungatira 75 %
Bungatira
Functional Sources 92
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 94
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PLR Palaro 62 %
Palaro
Functional Sources 46
PTK Patiko 85 %
Patiko
Functional Sources 79
UNY Unyama 62 %
Unyama
Functional Sources 54

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 PaichoRural27,39124,96391%95%--12-129-96156612-12------------No
 2 UnyamaRural19,19418,23495%62%--17926549311647-44------1-1---No
 3 PalaroRural15,14814,39195%62%--1-1325382462426------------No
 4 AwachRural21,16520,10795%73%--82101772447956538-------88---No
 5 PatikoRural20,54319,51695%85%--101117-761768167------------No
 6 BungatiraRural36,83233,02490%75%--1982718826551166-44------------No
Total 140,260130,22893760067208759218029372365221941000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban45,236NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Laroo DIVUrban30,607NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Pece DIVUrban51,046NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban41,708NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 168,583109,4226501000000000101000000000000000No
District 308,843239,6507876100067208759218029472366221941000000189000No

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