Abim District

by September 22, 2017

The access rates in Abim vary from 37 % in Awach Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 463 domestic water points which serve a total of 112,260 people – 92,696 in rural areas. 120 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

87%

Rural Functionality

73%

Equity

130

Management

80%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
ATC Abim TC 179
Abim TC
Population 179
ALR Alerek 17
Alerek
Population 17
LTK Lotukei 76
Lotukei
Population 76
ABM Abim 81
Abim
Population 81
MRL Morulem 111
Morulem
Population 111
NYK Nyakwae 23
Nyakwae
Population 23
Awach Unknown
Awach
Population 0

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 87 %
Rural Access 85 %
Urban Access 95 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 14,357
ALR Alerek 91 %
Alerek
Population Served 18,942
ATC Abim TC 95 %
Abim TC
Population Served 19,561
LTK Lotukei 80 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,518
MRL Morulem 95 %
Morulem
Population Served 26,113
NYK Nyakwae 95 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 16,958
Awach 37 %
Awach
Population Served 4,800

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 73 %
Urban Functionality 82 %

ABM Abim 81 %
Abim
Functional Sources 79
ALR Alerek 66 %
Alerek
Functional Sources 46
ATC Abim TC 82 %
Abim TC
Functional Sources 49
LTK Lotukei 79 %
Lotukei
Functional Sources 33
MRL Morulem 76 %
Morulem
Functional Sources 80
NYK Nyakwae 65 %
Nyakwae
Functional Sources 45
Awach 75 %
Awach
Functional Sources 12

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
LABWOR                               
 1 AwachRural13,0864,80037%75%------2212214---------------No
 2 AlerekRural20,89718,94291%66%------11451762167-11---------No
 3 MorulemRural27,49126,11695%73%--5-5---6625916410------------No
 4 AbimRural15,11514,35995%81%--2-2415731891---------------No
 5 NyakwaeRural17,85416,96195%65%-----1-1412162336-22---------No
 6 LotukeiRural14,40511,51880%79%--112347264303-3------------No
 7 Abim TCUrban20,59319,56395%-82%-3-312113341044------------5175119No
Total 129,441112,26087738201111220929297973941313260330002025175119No
District 129,441112,26087738201111220929297973941313260330002025175119No

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 GFS21100000000
Groundwater based/Unknown11001000010
Total32100000010

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