Lira District

by February 26, 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 413,188 people – 314,226 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 1,355
Railway DIV
Population 1,355
ADK Adekokwok 482
Adekokwok
Population 482
AGL Agali 204
Agali
Population 204
AGW Agweng 223
Agweng
Population 223
ARM Aromo 212
Aromo
Population 212
BRR Barr 202
Barr
Population 202
LRA Lira 513
Lira
Population 513
NGT Ngetta 359
Ngetta
Population 359
OGR Ogur 258
Ogur
Population 258
ADV Adyel DIV 5,095
Adyel DIV
Population 5,095
CDV Central DIV 2,181
Central DIV
Population 2,181
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,331
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,331
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 41,012
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 25,411
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 28,818
AMC Amach 92 %
Amach
Population Served 34,712
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,031
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 36,376
NGT Ngetta 89 %
Ngetta
Population Served 30,810
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 36,522
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 AgwengRural30,33728,82095%78%--57259221032362056516------325---No
 2 AromoRural36,335NWSCNWSC63%--271643402060322254---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural43,17341,01495%83%--8438755177247956279-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural38,29436,37995%81%--3384175148935944213------224---No
 5 OgurRural38,44736,52595%67%--80686143145221638549------5510---No
 6 AgaliRural26,75025,41395%89%--3594446349292312-2------------No
 7 BarrRural48,45846,03595%71%-75%83261094018584320636814314---1-17-1No
 8 AmachRural37,61834,71292%65%--421355161935291544112------------No
 9 NgettaRural34,53230,81089%91%--4775430232331349110-------11---No
Total 333,944314,226947606048890578338134472306114420322355325000161430701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban24,436NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban34,151NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,021NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban41,602NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 106,21098,96293000000000000000000000000000No
District 440,154413,188947606048890578338134472306114420322355325000161430701No

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