Abim District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Abim vary from 33 % in Awach Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 465 domestic water points which serve a total of 119,511 people – 97,845 in rural areas. 116 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

83%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

151

Management

79%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NYK Nyakwae 26
Nyakwae
Population 26
AWC Awach Unknown
Awach
Population 0
ABM Abim 90
Abim
Population 90
ALR Alerek 19
Alerek
Population 19
ATC Abim TC 200
Abim TC
Population 200
LTK Lotukei 85
Lotukei
Population 85
MRL Morulem 124
Morulem
Population 124

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 81 %
Urban Access 94 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 16,018
ALR Alerek 79 %
Alerek
Population Served 18,342
ATC Abim TC 94 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 4,800
LTK Lotukei 70 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,218
MRL Morulem 95 %
Morulem
Population Served 29,135
NYK Nyakwae 92 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 18,333

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 83 %
Rural Access 81 %
Urban Access 94 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 16,018
ALR Alerek 79 %
Alerek
Population Served 18,342
ATC Abim TC 94 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 4,800
LTK Lotukei 70 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,218
MRL Morulem 95 %
Morulem
Population Served 29,135
NYK Nyakwae 92 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 18,333

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 82 %

ABM Abim 81 %
Abim
Functional Sources 85
ALR Alerek 68 %
Alerek
Functional Sources 46
ATC Abim TC 82 %
Abim TC
Functional Sources 49
AWC Awach 75 %
Awach
Functional Sources 12
LTK Lotukei 80 %
Lotukei
Functional Sources 33
MRL Morulem 74 %
Morulem
Functional Sources 83
NYK Nyakwae 67 %
Nyakwae
Functional Sources 45

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
LABWOR                               
 1 AlerekRural23,31218,34279%68%------11451560167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural30,66829,13595%74%--5-5---6625916410------6-6---No
 3 AwachRural14,5984,80033%75%------2212214---------------No
 4 Abim TCUrban22,97221,66694%-82%-3-312113341044------------5175119No
 5 NyakwaeRural19,91718,33392%67%-----1-1411960336-22---------No
 6 AbimRural16,86116,01895%80%--2-2415791998---------------No
 7 LotukeiRural16,06911,21870%80%--112336264303-3------------No
Total 144,397119,51183748201111220828297943911313260330008085175119No
District 144,397119,51183748201111220828297943911313260330008085175119No

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 GFS21100000000
Groundwater based/Unknown11001000010
Total32100000010

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