Gulu District

by April 22, 2018

The access rates in Gulu vary from 85 % in Paicho Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 566 domestic water points which serve a total of 236,308 people – 126,886 in rural areas. 140 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Gulu has 6 piped schemes.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

75%

Equity

38

Management

82%

Gender

72%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLR Palaro 30
Palaro
Population 30
PTK Patiko 80
Patiko
Population 80
BNG Bungatira 202
Bungatira
Population 202
UNY Unyama 135
Unyama
Population 135
PCH Paicho 61
Paicho
Population 61
AWC Awach 69
Awach
Population 69
PDV Pece DIV 4,240
Pece DIV
Population 4,240
LDV Laroo DIV 2,956
Laroo DIV
Population 2,956
LYB Layibi DIV 3,480
Layibi DIV
Population 3,480
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,166
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,166

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 77 %
Rural Access 91 %
Urban Access 66 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 19,895
BNG Bungatira 88 %
Bungatira
Population Served 32,224
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
PCH Paicho 85 %
Paicho
Population Served 23,163
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,239
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,310
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,042

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 77 %
Rural Access 91 %
Urban Access 66 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 19,895
BNG Bungatira 88 %
Bungatira
Population Served 32,224
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
PCH Paicho 85 %
Paicho
Population Served 23,163
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,239
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,310
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,042

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 75 %
Urban Functionality 100 %

AWC Awach 72 %
Awach
Functional Sources 75
BNG Bungatira 74 %
Bungatira
Functional Sources 89
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Functional Sources 1
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PCH Paicho 95 %
Paicho
Functional Sources 88
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PLR Palaro 61 %
Palaro
Functional Sources 44
PTK Patiko 85 %
Patiko
Functional Sources 77
UNY Unyama 61 %
Unyama
Functional Sources 52

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
ASWA                               
 1 PaichoRural27,10723,16385%95%--12-129-95556012-12------------No
 2 UnyamaRural18,99518,04595%61%--17926549291645-44------1-1---No
 3 PalaroRural14,99114,24195%61%--1-1325362460426------------No
 4 AwachRural20,94619,89995%72%--82101772445954538-------88---No
 5 PatikoRural20,33019,31495%85%--101117-759766167------------No
 6 BungatiraRural36,45032,22488%74%--1882618826531164-44------------No
Total 138,794126,87391750066208659218027772349221941000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban44,767NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Laroo DIVUrban30,289NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Pece DIVUrban50,517NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban41,276NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 166,820109,4226601000000000101000000000000000No
District 305,614236,2957775100066208659218027872350221941000000189000No

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
Groundwater based/Not GFS63301500050
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS41211000000
Total114510501050

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