Kitgum District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Kitgum vary from 95 % in Kitgum Matidi Sub-County to 95 % in Kitgum TC Sub-County. Kitgum has 1,349 domestic water points which serve a total of 203,238 people – 158,804 in rural areas. 539 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

92%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KMT Kitgum Matidi 132
Kitgum Matidi
Population 132
LAK Labongo Akwang 62
Labongo Akwang
Population 62
LAM Labongo Amida 70
Labongo Amida
Population 70
LLY Labongo Layamo 107
Labongo Layamo
Population 107
LGR Lagoro 64
Lagoro
Population 64
MCW Mucwini 41
Mucwini
Population 41
NMK Namokora 39
Namokora
Population 39
OAN Omiya Anyima 70
Omiya Anyima
Population 70
ORM Orom 16
Orom
Population 16
KTC Kitgum TC 1,545
Kitgum TC
Population 1,545

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 16,692
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 15,951
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 15,993
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 15,644
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 11,733
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 21,041
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 13,987
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 20,731
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 27,033

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 71 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 50 %
Kitgum Matidi
Functional Sources 65
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Functional Sources 110
LAK Labongo Akwang 55 %
Labongo Akwang
Functional Sources 69
LAM Labongo Amida 64 %
Labongo Amida
Functional Sources 86
LGR Lagoro 53 %
Lagoro
Functional Sources 65
LLY Labongo Layamo 61 %
Labongo Layamo
Functional Sources 59
MCW Mucwini 65 %
Mucwini
Functional Sources 103
NMK Namokora 68 %
Namokora
Functional Sources 75
OAN Omiya Anyima 49 %
Omiya Anyima
Functional Sources 61
ORM Orom 61 %
Orom
Functional Sources 117

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 AmidaRural16,83615,99495%64%-100%---1128425109122231-1---------No
 2 Omiya AnyimaRural21,82320,73295%49%-----1-1503484102939------------No
 3 Labongo LayamoRural12,35011,73395%61%-100%---1-156288429111-1---------No
 4 NamokoraRural14,72313,98795%68%-50%------561773141933112---5-5---No
 5 MucwiniRural22,14921,04295%65%-----123963112762329-11---------No
 6 LagoroRural16,46715,64495%53%-----134643094-2121-22----33---No
 7 Labongo AkwangRural16,79015,95195%55%-100%----33653095423271-1----11---No
 8 Kitgum TCUrban46,775NWSCNWSC-71%-2-25168235117201030------1-1511168244Yes
 9 OromRural28,45727,03495%61%-----42610050150132336------------No
 10 Kitgum MatidiRural17,57216,69395%50%--------6535100-2929------------No
Total 213,942203,245955971502021412267183151,033702082784480006410511168244No
District 213,935203,238955971502021412267183151,033702082784480006410516168245No

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