Lira District

by February 17, 2018

The access rates in Lira vary from 89 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,639 domestic water points which serve a total of 418,285 people – 319,323 in rural areas. 228 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

94%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

19

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RDV Railway DIV 1,420
Railway DIV
Population 1,420
ADK Adekokwok 491
Adekokwok
Population 491
AGL Agali 207
Agali
Population 207
AGW Agweng 230
Agweng
Population 230
ARM Aromo 208
Aromo
Population 208
BRR Barr 201
Barr
Population 201
LRA Lira 521
Lira
Population 521
NGT Ngetta 372
Ngetta
Population 372
OGR Ogur 265
Ogur
Population 265
ADV Adyel DIV 5,211
Adyel DIV
Population 5,211
CDV Central DIV 2,309
Central DIV
Population 2,309
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,351
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,351
AMC Amach 226
Amach
Population 226

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 94 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 91 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 41,791
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 25,830
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 29,796
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 34,115
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 45,661
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 36,954
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 33,956
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 37,438
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway 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 86 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADK Adekokwok 91 %
Adekokwok
Functional Sources NWSC
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
AGL Agali 90 %
Agali
Functional Sources NWSC
AGW Agweng 88 %
Agweng
Functional Sources NWSC
AMC Amach 75 %
Amach
Functional Sources NWSC
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Functional Sources NWSC
BRR Barr 82 %
Barr
Functional Sources NWSC
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LRA Lira 88 %
Lira
Functional Sources NWSC
NGT Ngetta 90 %
Ngetta
Functional Sources NWSC
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
OGR Ogur 87 %
Ogur
Functional Sources NWSC
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway 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
ERUTE                               
 1 AgwengRural31,36629,79895%88%--6146532335548628412------325---No
 2 AromoRural35,542NWSCNWSC83%--3754247146148856---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural43,99441,79495%91%--7717854660425479211-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural38,90236,95795%88%--3834183109341546314------134---No
 5 OgurRural39,41137,44095%87%--79108939135240343819------10-10---No
 6 AgaliRural27,19125,83195%90%--4274945550322344-4------------No
 7 BarrRural48,06845,66595%82%-25%9422116577645966511314134---2-27-1No
 8 AmachRural38,18934,11589%75%--42105226935321244123------------No
 9 NgettaRural35,74533,95895%90%--6356843447441455712-------11---No
Total 338,408319,3239486020533676004267149739250442393069145000211031701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban25,867NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban34,931NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,314NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban41,754NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 108,86698,96291000000000000000000000000000No
District 447,274418,2859486020533676004267149739250442393069145000211031701No

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 GFS41100000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS92700800000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Total143800801000

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