Gulu District

by September 25, 2017

The access rates in Gulu vary from 87 % in Paicho Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 568 domestic water points which serve a total of 234,997 people – 125,575 in rural areas. 142 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 79
Patiko
Population 79
BNG Bungatira 199
Bungatira
Population 199
UNY Unyama 133
Unyama
Population 133
PCH Paicho 60
Paicho
Population 60
AWC Awach 68
Awach
Population 68
PDV Pece DIV 4,162
Pece DIV
Population 4,162
LDV Laroo DIV 2,902
Laroo DIV
Population 2,902
LYB Layibi DIV 3,416
Layibi DIV
Population 3,416
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,126
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,126

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 67 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 19,532
BNG Bungatira 90 %
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 87 %
Paicho
Population Served 23,163
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 13,979
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 18,958
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 17,714

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 71 %
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 PaichoRural26,61023,16387%95%--12-129-95556012-12------------No
 2 UnyamaRural18,64717,71595%61%--17926549291645-44------1-1---No
 3 PalaroRural14,71613,98095%60%--1-1325362460437------------No
 4 AwachRural20,56219,53495%71%--82101772445954549-------88---No
 5 PatikoRural19,95818,96095%85%--101117-759766167------------No
 6 BungatiraRural35,78232,22490%74%--1882618826531164-44------------No
Total 136,275125,57592750066208659218027772349222143000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban43,947NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Laroo DIVUrban29,735NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Pece DIVUrban49,591NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban40,520NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 163,793109,4226701000000000101000000000000000No
District 300,068234,9977875100066208659218027872350222143000000189000No

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