Abim District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Abim vary from 33 % in Awach Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 489 domestic water points which serve a total of 128,546 people – 105,680 in rural areas. 186 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

71%

Rural Functionality

61%

Equity

150

Management

98%

Gender

99%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NYK Nyakwae 33
Nyakwae
Population 33
AWC Awach Unknown
Awach
Population 0
ABM Abim 113
Abim
Population 113
LTK Lotukei 106
Lotukei
Population 106
MRL Morulem 155
Morulem
Population 155
ATC Abim TC 251
Abim TC
Population 251
ALR Alerek 24
Alerek
Population 24

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 71 %
Rural Access 69 %
Urban Access 79 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 20,125
ALR Alerek 67 %
Alerek
Population Served 19,542
ATC Abim TC 79 %
Abim TC
Population Served 22,866
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 6,000
LTK Lotukei 64 %
Lotukei
Population Served 13,018
MRL Morulem 78 %
Morulem
Population Served 30,160
NYK Nyakwae 67 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 16,836

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 71 %
Rural Access 69 %
Urban Access 79 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 20,125
ALR Alerek 67 %
Alerek
Population Served 19,542
ATC Abim TC 79 %
Abim TC
Population Served 22,866
AWC Awach 33 %
Awach
Population Served 6,000
LTK Lotukei 64 %
Lotukei
Population Served 13,018
MRL Morulem 78 %
Morulem
Population Served 30,160
NYK Nyakwae 67 %
Nyakwae
Population Served 16,836

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 61 %
Urban Functionality 70 %

ABM Abim 65 %
Abim
Functional Sources 69
ALR Alerek 53 %
Alerek
Functional Sources 38
ATC Abim TC 70 %
Abim TC
Functional Sources 45
AWC Awach 80 %
Awach
Functional Sources 16
LTK Lotukei 70 %
Lotukei
Functional Sources 33
MRL Morulem 56 %
Morulem
Functional Sources 64
NYK Nyakwae 57 %
Nyakwae
Functional Sources 36

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 AlerekRural29,28819,54267%53%-----1-1362864167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural38,53030,16078%56%---55---5836945510------156---No
 3 AwachRural18,3416,00033%80%-----2-214418---------------No
 4 Abim TCUrban28,86222,86679%-70%-3-312214301747------------5175119No
 5 NyakwaeRural25,02316,83667%57%-100%----113322553472-2---------No
 6 AbimRural21,18420,12595%65%--1126-6623698---------------No
 7 LotukeiRural20,18913,01864%70%-100%11253827734-331-1---------No
Total 181,417128,54671617075571226632260150410918273140003585175119No
District 181,417128,54671617075571226632260150410918273140003585175119No

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