Lira District

by May 26, 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 420,451 people – 321,489 in rural areas. 228 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

93%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

20

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RDV Railway DIV 1,431
Railway DIV
Population 1,431
ADK Adekokwok 495
Adekokwok
Population 495
AGL Agali 209
Agali
Population 209
AGW Agweng 232
Agweng
Population 232
ARM Aromo 209
Aromo
Population 209
BRR Barr 202
Barr
Population 202
LRA Lira 525
Lira
Population 525
NGT Ngetta 374
Ngetta
Population 374
OGR Ogur 267
Ogur
Population 267
ADV Adyel DIV 5,251
Adyel DIV
Population 5,251
CDV Central DIV 2,327
Central DIV
Population 2,327
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,391
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,391
AMC Amach 228
Amach
Population 228

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 93 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 90 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 42,109
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 26,025
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 30,022
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 34,115
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,008
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 37,235
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 34,213
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 37,723
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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 93 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 90 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 42,109
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 26,025
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 30,022
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 34,115
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,008
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 37,235
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 34,213
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 37,723
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 AgwengRural31,60430,02495%88%--6146532335548628412------325---No
 2 AromoRural35,811NWSCNWSC83%--3754247146148856---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural44,32842,11295%91%--7717854660425479211-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural39,19837,23895%88%--3834183109341546314------134---No
 5 OgurRural39,71137,72595%87%--79108939135240343819------10-10---No
 6 AgaliRural27,39726,02795%90%--4274945550322344-4------------No
 7 BarrRural48,43346,01195%82%-25%9422116577645966511314134---2-27-1No
 8 AmachRural38,47934,11589%75%--42105226935321244123------------No
 9 NgettaRural36,01734,21695%90%--6356843447441455712-------11---No
Total 340,953321,4689486020533676004267149739250442393069145000211031701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban26,063NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban35,196NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,362NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban42,071NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 109,68398,96290000000000000000000000000000No
District 450,636420,4309386020533676004267149739250442393069145000211031701No

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