Lira District

by May 24, 2017

The access rates in Lira vary from 89 % in Ngetta Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,565 domestic water points which serve a total of 414,880 people – 315,918 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

24

Management

83%

Gender

86%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RDV Railway DIV 1,363
Railway DIV
Population 1,363
ADK Adekokwok 485
Adekokwok
Population 485
AGL Agali 205
Agali
Population 205
AGW Agweng 224
Agweng
Population 224
ARM Aromo 214
Aromo
Population 214
BRR Barr 204
Barr
Population 204
LRA Lira 516
Lira
Population 516
NGT Ngetta 361
Ngetta
Population 361
OGR Ogur 260
Ogur
Population 260
ADV Adyel DIV 5,127
Adyel DIV
Population 5,127
CDV Central DIV 2,195
Central DIV
Population 2,195
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,365
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,365
AMC Amach 224
Amach
Population 224

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 41,274
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 25,574
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 29,003
AMC Amach 91 %
Amach
Population Served 34,612
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,327
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 36,609
NGT Ngetta 89 %
Ngetta
Population Served 31,010
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 36,756
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 88 %
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 68 %
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 AgwengRural30,53129,00495%78%--56258221032362056617------325---No
 2 AromoRural36,567NWSCNWSC63%--281644402060322254---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural43,45041,27895%83%--84387551772479563710-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural38,53936,61295%81%--3384175148936945213------224---No
 5 OgurRural38,69336,75895%68%--82688153146221638549------5510---No
 6 AgaliRural26,92225,57695%88%--36104646349292313-3------------No
 7 BarrRural48,76846,33095%71%-75%84261104018584320636814314---1-17-1No
 8 AmachRural37,85934,61291%65%--411253161935301545112------------No
 9 NgettaRural34,75331,01089%91%--4875530232331349110-------11---No
Total 336,082315,918947606049290582339134473308114422352358325000161430701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban24,593NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban34,369NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,060NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban41,869NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 106,89198,96293000000000000000000000000000No
District 442,973414,880947606049290582339134473308114422352358325000161430701No

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