Gulu District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Gulu vary from 87 % in Ongako Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 1,257 domestic water points which serve a total of 405,353 people – 295,931 in rural areas. 323 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Gulu has 14 piped schemes.

Access

83%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

31

Management

73%

Gender

79%

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 200
Bungatira
Population 200
UNY Unyama 133
Unyama
Population 133
LKW Lakwana 141
Lakwana
Population 141
ODK Odek 86
Odek
Population 86
LLG Lalogi 98
Lalogi
Population 98
KRO Koro 151
Koro
Population 151
PCH Paicho 60
Paicho
Population 60
AWC Awach 71
Awach
Population 71
BBI Bobi 138
Bobi
Population 138
ONG Ongako 127
Ongako
Population 127
PDV Pece DIV 4,453
Pece DIV
Population 4,453
LDV Laroo DIV 3,467
Laroo DIV
Population 3,467
LYB Layibi DIV 3,368
Layibi DIV
Population 3,368
BTC Bar Dege DIV 1,857
Bar Dege DIV
Population 1,857

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 83 %
Rural Access 93 %
Urban Access 66 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 20,307
BBI Bobi 95 %
Bobi
Population Served 32,547
BNG Bungatira 89 %
Bungatira
Population Served 32,224
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
KRO Koro 91 %
Koro
Population Served 29,363
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKW Lakwana 95 %
Lakwana
Population Served 20,271
LLG Lalogi 95 %
Lalogi
Population Served 31,360
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
ODK Odek 95 %
Odek
Population Served 33,548
ONG Ongako 87 %
Ongako
Population Served 22,062
PCH Paicho 87 %
Paicho
Population Served 23,163
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,068
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 19,306
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 17,712

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 100 %

AWC Awach 71 %
Awach
Functional Sources 75
BBI Bobi 73 %
Bobi
Functional Sources 87
BNG Bungatira 74 %
Bungatira
Functional Sources 89
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Functional Sources 1
KRO Koro 88 %
Koro
Functional Sources 106
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LKW Lakwana 58 %
Lakwana
Functional Sources 57
LLG Lalogi 52 %
Lalogi
Functional Sources 67
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
ODK Odek 81 %
Odek
Functional Sources 112
ONG Ongako 94 %
Ongako
Functional Sources 79
PCH Paicho 95 %
Paicho
Functional Sources 88
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PLR Palaro 60 %
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
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban38,384NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Laroo DIVUrban35,528NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Pece DIVUrban53,061NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban39,951NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 166,924109,4226601000000000101000000000000000No
OMORO                               
 1 LakwanaRural21,34020,27395%58%--12820437412970-11------------No
 2 OngakoRural25,43922,06287%94%--2312411314421432-2------1-1---No
 3 LalogiRural33,01431,36395%52%--347371051399041216------6-6---No
 4 OdekRural35,31733,55195%81%--53811299191187411------------No
 5 BobiRural34,26332,55095%73%--13518261036481765---------------No
 6 KoroRural32,20329,36391%88%--2743118220543577512------------No
Total 181,576169,1629374008325108632689335108443202242000000707000No
ASWA                               
 1 PaichoRural26,64423,16387%95%--12-129-95556012-12------------No
 2 UnyamaRural18,64517,71395%61%--17926549291645-44------1-1---No
 3 PalaroRural14,81014,07095%60%--1-1325362460437------------No
 4 AwachRural21,37820,30995%71%--82101772445954549-------88---No
 5 PatikoRural20,32319,30795%85%--101117-759766167------------No
 6 BungatiraRural36,11832,22489%74%--1882618826531164-44------------No
Total 137,918126,78592750066208659218027772349222143000000189000No
District 486,378405,3538374100014945194122471696131807934243850000008816000No

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 GFS1468011000060
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS41211000000
Total19710101001060

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