Abim District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Abim vary from 33 % in Awach Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 468 domestic water points which serve a total of 123,031 people – 101,365 in rural areas. 110 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

73%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

148

Management

80%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NYK Nyakwae 31
Nyakwae
Population 31
AWC Awach Unknown
Awach
Population 0
ABM Abim 106
Abim
Population 106
ATC Abim TC 235
Abim TC
Population 235
LTK Lotukei 99
Lotukei
Population 99
MRL Morulem 145
Morulem
Population 145
ALR Alerek 22
Alerek
Population 22

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 73 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 80 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 18,812
ALR Alerek 65 %
Alerek
Population Served 17,742
ATC Abim TC 80 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 5,700
LTK Lotukei 63 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,818
MRL Morulem 81 %
Morulem
Population Served 29,260
NYK Nyakwae 77 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 18,033

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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 73 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 80 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 18,812
ALR Alerek 65 %
Alerek
Population Served 17,742
ATC Abim TC 80 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 5,700
LTK Lotukei 63 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,818
MRL Morulem 81 %
Morulem
Population Served 29,260
NYK Nyakwae 77 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 18,033

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 76 %
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 AlerekRural27,37817,74265%71%------11451560167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural36,01729,26081%75%--5-5---6625916410------6-6---No
 3 AwachRural17,1445,70033%79%------2212214---------------No
 4 Abim TCUrban26,97921,66680%-82%-3-312113341044------------5175119No
 5 NyakwaeRural23,39118,03377%68%-----1-1411960336-22---------No
 6 AbimRural19,80218,81295%81%--2-2415791998---------------No
 7 LotukeiRural18,87211,81863%81%--112336264303-3------------No
Total 169,583123,03173768201111220828306883941313260330008085175119No
District 169,583123,03173768201111220828306883941313260330008085175119No

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