Abim District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Abim vary from 59 % in Lotukei Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 450 domestic water points which serve a total of 111,310 people – 91,795 in rural areas. 106 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

86%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

71

Management

81%

Gender

92%

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 145
Lotukei
Population 145
ABM Abim 79
Abim
Population 79
MRL Morulem 110
Morulem
Population 110
NYK Nyakwae 23
Nyakwae
Population 23

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 86 %
Rural Access 85 %
Urban Access 95 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 14,014
ALR Alerek 90 %
Alerek
Population Served 18,642
ATC Abim TC 95 %
Abim TC
Population Served 19,515
LTK Lotukei 59 %
Lotukei
Population Served 16,318
MRL Morulem 95 %
Morulem
Population Served 26,024
NYK Nyakwae 95 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 16,796

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 74 %
Urban Functionality 90 %

ABM Abim 80 %
Abim
Functional Sources 75
ALR Alerek 65 %
Alerek
Functional Sources 45
ATC Abim TC 90 %
Abim TC
Functional Sources 54
LTK Lotukei 78 %
Lotukei
Functional Sources 45
MRL Morulem 77 %
Morulem
Functional Sources 77
NYK Nyakwae 69 %
Nyakwae
Functional Sources 46

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 AlerekRural20,79918,64290%65%------11441761167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural27,39826,02895%77%--5-5---6718855510------------No
 3 AbimRural14,75414,01695%80%--2-2415691887---------------No
 4 NyakwaeRural17,68316,79995%69%-50%---1-1421860336112---------No
 5 LotukeiRural27,56816,31859%78%--112369386443-3------------No
 6 Abim TCUrban20,54519,51895%-90%-3-313-1338644------------5175119No
Total 128,747111,321867490331111221829298833811214261230002025175119No
District 128,728111,310867490331111221829298833811214261230002025175119No

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