Kitgum District

by November 20, 2017

The access rates in Kitgum vary from 95 % in Kitgum Matidi Sub-County to 95 % in Kitgum TC Sub-County. Kitgum has 1,364 domestic water points which serve a total of 168,874 people – 158,451 in rural areas. 538 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kitgum has 1 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

59%

Equity

10

Management

93%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KMT Kitgum Matidi 130
Kitgum Matidi
Population 130
LAK Labongo Akwang 60
Labongo Akwang
Population 60
LAM Labongo Amida 69
Labongo Amida
Population 69
LLY Labongo Layamo 105
Labongo Layamo
Population 105
LGR Lagoro 64
Lagoro
Population 64
MCW Mucwini 41
Mucwini
Population 41
NMK Namokora 39
Namokora
Population 39
OAN Omiya Anyima 71
Omiya Anyima
Population 71
ORM Orom 16
Orom
Population 16
KTC Kitgum TC 363
Kitgum TC
Population 363

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 95 %
Kitgum Matidi
Population Served 16,447
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 15,587
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 15,587
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 15,587
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 11,570
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 21,037
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 14,056
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 20,941
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 27,635

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 59 %
Urban Functionality 74 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 55 %
Kitgum Matidi
Functional Sources 72
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Functional Sources 115
LAK Labongo Akwang 52 %
Labongo Akwang
Functional Sources 66
LAM Labongo Amida 67 %
Labongo Amida
Functional Sources 92
LGR Lagoro 44 %
Lagoro
Functional Sources 54
LLY Labongo Layamo 71 %
Labongo Layamo
Functional Sources 68
MCW Mucwini 66 %
Mucwini
Functional Sources 106
NMK Namokora 59 %
Namokora
Functional Sources 66
OAN Omiya Anyima 57 %
Omiya Anyima
Functional Sources 72
ORM Orom 58 %
Orom
Functional Sources 115

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
Chua                               
 1 Labongo AmidaRural16,40715,58795%67%-100%---1128824112320231-1---------No
 2 Omiya AnyimaRural22,04420,94295%57%------1164238783139------------No
 3 Labongo LayamoRural12,18011,57195%71%-100%---1-164208438111-1---------No
 4 NamokoraRural14,79714,05795%59%-50%------55187372633112---415---No
 5 MucwiniRural22,14521,03895%66%-100%---12310028128524291-1---------No
 6 LagoroRural16,40715,58795%44%-----134524294-2121-22---123---No
 7 Labongo AkwangRural16,40715,58795%52%-100%----33623496423271-1----11---No
 8 Kitgum TCUrban10,972NWSCNWSC-74%-2-25168829117191130------1-1511168244Yes
 9 OromRural29,09027,63695%58%-----5161064915543236------------No
 10 Kitgum MatidiRural17,31316,44795%55%--------693310232629------------No
Total 177,762168,874955974632021412267483001,048562222785380006410511168244No
District 177,762168,874955974632021412267483001,048562222785380006410516168245No

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
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS73310101220
Unknown/GFS10100000000
Unknown/Not GFS62400000000
Total156810101220

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