Soroti District

by February 19, 2017

The access rates in Soroti vary from 81 % in Arapai Sub-County to 95 % in Tubur Sub-County. Soroti has 1,009 domestic water points which serve a total of 259,630 people – 245,657 in rural areas. 118 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

38

Management

88%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NDV Northern DIV 1,169
Northern DIV
Population 1,169
ARP Arapai 197
Arapai
Population 197
ASR Asuret 240
Asuret
Population 240
GWR Gweri 217
Gweri
Population 217
KMD Kamuda 220
Kamuda
Population 220
KTN Katine 202
Katine
Population 202
SRT Soroti 455
Soroti
Population 455
TBR Tubur 179
Tubur
Population 179
EDV Eastern DIV 6,152
Eastern DIV
Population 6,152
WDV Western DIV 1,739
Western DIV
Population 1,739

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 26 %

ARP Arapai 81 %
Arapai
Population Served 35,442
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 40,258
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 87 %
Gweri
Population Served 46,125
KMD Kamuda 95 %
Kamuda
Population Served 38,286
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 37,042
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 25,968
TBR Tubur 95 %
Tubur
Population Served 22,523
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 93 %
Arapai
Functional Sources NWSC
ASR Asuret 84 %
Asuret
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
GWR Gweri 89 %
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 M.C                               
 1 Eastern DIVUrban20,360NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban21,108NWSCNWSC------------------------55537Yes
 3 Western DIVUrban12,388NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 53,85613,97326000000000000000000000000000No
SOROTI                               
 1 SorotiRural27,33825,97195%81%--1672322628481058538-22---29231---No
 2 ArapaiRural44,00135,44281%93%-67%1711816117836896171121-1------No
 3 TuburRural23,71022,52595%78%--1732023547156211112-11---------No
 4 KatineRural38,99637,04695%97%-67%4-413215105110620121213---1-1---No
 5 AsuretRural42,38140,26295%84%--7101741445948102358------2-2---No
 6 GweriRural52,83446,12587%89%-100%9-928331107911686141-1---1-1---No
 7 KamudaRural40,50338,28695%93%--93122422689493617------1-1---No
Total 269,763245,65791880507924103146211675735362659187745910134236000No
District 323,619259,63080880507924103146211675735362659187745910134236000No

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