Soroti District

by February 17, 2018

The access rates in Soroti vary from 79 % in Arapai Sub-County to 95 % in Tubur Sub-County. Soroti has 1,023 domestic water points which serve a total of 267,000 people – 253,027 in rural areas. 152 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Soroti has 1 piped schemes.

Access

80%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

35

Management

89%

Gender

87%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NDV Northern DIV 1,190
Northern DIV
Population 1,190
ARP Arapai 204
Arapai
Population 204
ASR Asuret 252
Asuret
Population 252
GWR Gweri 222
Gweri
Population 222
KMD Kamuda 226
Kamuda
Population 226
KTN Katine 204
Katine
Population 204
SRT Soroti 469
Soroti
Population 469
TBR Tubur 187
Tubur
Population 187
EDV Eastern DIV 6,367
Eastern DIV
Population 6,367
WDV Western DIV 1,866
Western DIV
Population 1,866

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 42,362
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 88 %
Gweri
Population Served 47,625
KMD Kamuda 95 %
Kamuda
Population Served 39,545
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 37,407
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 26,817
TBR Tubur 95 %
Tubur
Population Served 23,513
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 85 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ARP Arapai 80 %
Arapai
Functional Sources NWSC
ASR Asuret 89 %
Asuret
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
GWR Gweri 90 %
Gweri
Functional Sources NWSC
KMD Kamuda 79 %
Kamuda
Functional Sources NWSC
KTN Katine 87 %
Katine
Functional Sources NWSC
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
SRT Soroti 91 %
Soroti
Functional Sources NWSC
TBR Tubur 74 %
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 SorotiRural28,23126,81995%91%-100%2022224327506567182-2---29130---No
 2 ArapaiRural45,41535,74279%80%-67%6121811718827896171121-1------No
 3 TuburRural24,75323,51595%74%--1552032544176111112-11---------No
 4 KatineRural39,38037,41195%87%-33%2241151699910818321123---1-1---No
 5 AsuretRural44,59642,36695%89%--1341741445989107639------2-2---No
 6 GweriRural53,90447,62588%90%-100%9-928331112912186141-1---1-1---No
 7 KamudaRural41,63039,54995%79%--661216102690898167------1-1---No
Total 277,909253,02791850607131102134341685756564057217854910134135000No
SOROTI M.C                               
 1 Eastern DIVUrban21,071NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban21,480NWSCNWSC------------------------55537Yes
 3 Western DIVUrban13,297NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 55,84813,97325000000000000000000000000000No
District 333,757267,00080850607131102134341685756564057217854910134135000No

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