Lira District

by March 30, 2017

The access rates in Lira vary from 89 % in Ngetta Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,555 domestic water points which serve a total of 413,773 people – 314,811 in rural areas. 375 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

94%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

23

Management

83%

Gender

86%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RDV Railway DIV 1,358
Railway DIV
Population 1,358
ADK Adekokwok 483
Adekokwok
Population 483
AGL Agali 204
Agali
Population 204
AGW Agweng 223
Agweng
Population 223
ARM Aromo 213
Aromo
Population 213
BRR Barr 203
Barr
Population 203
LRA Lira 514
Lira
Population 514
NGT Ngetta 360
Ngetta
Population 360
OGR Ogur 259
Ogur
Population 259
ADV Adyel DIV 5,107
Adyel DIV
Population 5,107
CDV Central DIV 2,186
Central DIV
Population 2,186
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,344
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,344
AMC Amach 223
Amach
Population 223

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 93 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 41,108
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 25,470
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 28,886
AMC Amach 92 %
Amach
Population Served 34,712
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,141
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 36,462
NGT Ngetta 89 %
Ngetta
Population Served 30,810
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 36,608
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 76 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADK Adekokwok 83 %
Adekokwok
Functional Sources NWSC
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
AGL Agali 89 %
Agali
Functional Sources NWSC
AGW Agweng 78 %
Agweng
Functional Sources NWSC
AMC Amach 65 %
Amach
Functional Sources NWSC
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Functional Sources NWSC
BRR Barr 71 %
Barr
Functional Sources NWSC
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LRA Lira 81 %
Lira
Functional Sources NWSC
NGT Ngetta 91 %
Ngetta
Functional Sources NWSC
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
OGR Ogur 67 %
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 AgwengRural30,40828,88895%78%--57259221032362056516------325---No
 2 AromoRural36,420NWSCNWSC63%--271643402060322254---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural43,27541,11195%83%--8438755177247956279-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural38,38436,46595%81%--3384175148935944213------224---No
 5 OgurRural38,53736,61095%67%--80686143145221638549------5510---No
 6 AgaliRural26,81325,47295%89%--3594446349292312-2------------No
 7 BarrRural48,57246,14395%71%-75%83261094018584320636814314---1-17-1No
 8 AmachRural37,70734,71292%65%--421355161935291544112------------No
 9 NgettaRural34,61430,81089%91%--4775430232331349110-------11---No
Total 334,730314,811947606048890578338134472306114420322355325000161430701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban24,494NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban34,231NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,036NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban41,700NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 106,46198,96293000000000000000000000000000No
District 441,191413,773947606048890578338134472306114420322355325000161430701No

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