Lira District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Lira vary from 89 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,565 domestic water points which serve a total of 417,350 people – 318,388 in rural areas. 375 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

94%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

18

Management

83%

Gender

86%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RDV Railway DIV 1,369
Railway DIV
Population 1,369
ADK Adekokwok 488
Adekokwok
Population 488
AGL Agali 206
Agali
Population 206
AGW Agweng 225
Agweng
Population 225
ARM Aromo 215
Aromo
Population 215
BRR Barr 205
Barr
Population 205
LRA Lira 518
Lira
Population 518
NGT Ngetta 363
Ngetta
Population 363
OGR Ogur 261
Ogur
Population 261
ADV Adyel DIV 5,150
Adyel DIV
Population 5,150
CDV Central DIV 2,205
Central DIV
Population 2,205
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,390
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,390
AMC Amach 225
Amach
Population 225

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 94 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 92 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 41,461
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 25,690
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 29,134
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 33,812
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 46,537
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 36,775
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 33,163
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 36,923
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 76 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADK Adekokwok 82 %
Adekokwok
Functional Sources NWSC
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
AGL Agali 87 %
Agali
Functional Sources NWSC
AGW Agweng 77 %
Agweng
Functional Sources NWSC
AMC Amach 66 %
Amach
Functional Sources NWSC
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Functional Sources NWSC
BRR Barr 71 %
Barr
Functional Sources NWSC
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LRA Lira 81 %
Lira
Functional Sources NWSC
NGT Ngetta 91 %
Ngetta
Functional Sources NWSC
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
OGR Ogur 68 %
Ogur
Functional Sources NWSC
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
ERUTE                               
 1 AgwengRural30,66929,13695%77%--59261221032362157628------325---No
 2 AromoRural36,733NWSCNWSC63%--261642402060322254---------------Yes
 3 AdekokwokRural43,64641,46495%82%--7427644166038846279-11---549---No
 4 LiraRural38,71336,77795%81%--3384175148936945213------224---No
 5 OgurRural38,86836,92595%68%--81687153146221537538------5510---No
 6 AgaliRural27,04425,69295%87%--36114746349303333-3------------No
 7 BarrRural48,98946,54095%71%-75%84261104018584320636814314---1-17-1No
 8 AmachRural38,03133,81289%66%--411152161935291443112------------No
 9 NgettaRural34,91133,16595%91%--58866413444224410111-------11---No
Total 337,604318,407947606049290582339134473308114422352358325000161430701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban24,704NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Adyel DIVUrban34,525NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Railway DIVUrban6,087NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Ojwina DIVUrban42,058NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 107,37498,96292000000000000000000000000000No
District 444,949417,350947606049290582339134473308114422352358325000161430701No

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 GFS41100000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS92700800000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Total143800801000

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