Soroti District

by November 23, 2017

The access rates in Soroti vary from 79 % in Arapai Sub-County to 95 % in Tubur Sub-County. Soroti has 1,032 domestic water points which serve a total of 265,602 people – 251,629 in rural areas. 119 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Soroti has 1 piped schemes.

Access

80%

Rural Functionality

88%

Equity

36

Management

88%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NDV Northern DIV 1,180
Northern DIV
Population 1,180
ARP Arapai 202
Arapai
Population 202
ASR Asuret 250
Asuret
Population 250
GWR Gweri 220
Gweri
Population 220
KMD Kamuda 224
Kamuda
Population 224
KTN Katine 202
Katine
Population 202
SRT Soroti 465
Soroti
Population 465
TBR Tubur 185
Tubur
Population 185
EDV Eastern DIV 6,314
Eastern DIV
Population 6,314
WDV Western DIV 1,851
Western DIV
Population 1,851

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 80 %
Rural Access 91 %
Urban Access 25 %

ARP Arapai 79 %
Arapai
Population Served 35,742
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 42,013
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 89 %
Gweri
Population Served 47,625
KMD Kamuda 95 %
Kamuda
Population Served 39,219
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 37,098
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 26,595
TBR Tubur 95 %
Tubur
Population Served 23,320
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 88 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ARP Arapai 92 %
Arapai
Functional Sources NWSC
ASR Asuret 85 %
Asuret
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
GWR Gweri 90 %
Gweri
Functional Sources NWSC
KMD Kamuda 93 %
Kamuda
Functional Sources NWSC
KTN Katine 97 %
Katine
Functional Sources NWSC
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
SRT Soroti 81 %
Soroti
Functional Sources NWSC
TBR Tubur 78 %
Tubur
Functional Sources NWSC
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
SOROTI                               
 1 SorotiRural27,99826,59895%81%--1672322628501060538-22---29231---No
 2 ArapaiRural45,04035,74279%92%-67%1621816117846906171121-1------No
 3 TuburRural24,54923,32295%78%--1732023548156311112-11---------No
 4 KatineRural39,05537,10295%97%-67%4-414216107110820121213---1-1---No
 5 AsuretRural44,22942,01895%85%--7101741445998107358------2-2---No
 6 GweriRural53,46047,62589%90%-100%9-928331112912186141-1---1-1---No
 7 KamudaRural41,28739,22395%93%--93122422695499617------1-1---No
Total 275,618251,62991880507825103147211685955364859187745910134236000No
SOROTI M.C                               
 1 Eastern DIVUrban20,897NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban21,303NWSCNWSC------------------------55537Yes
 3 Western DIVUrban13,187NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 55,38713,97325000000000000000000000000000No
District 331,005265,60280880507825103147211685955364859187745910134236000No

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 GFS11000000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Total21000001000

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