Abim District

by November 24, 2020

The access rates in Abim vary from 31 % in Awach Sub-County to 95 % in Abim Sub-County. Abim has 464 domestic water points which serve a total of 119,712 people – 98,046 in rural areas. 112 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Abim has 2 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

75%

Equity

160

Management

79%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NYK Nyakwae 28
Nyakwae
Population 28
AWC Awach Unknown
Awach
Population 0
ABM Abim 96
Abim
Population 96
ALR Alerek 20
Alerek
Population 20
ATC Abim TC 212
Abim TC
Population 212
LTK Lotukei 90
Lotukei
Population 90
MRL Morulem 131
Morulem
Population 131

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 78 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 89 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 16,993
ALR Alerek 72 %
Alerek
Population Served 17,742
ATC Abim TC 89 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 31 %
Awach
Population Served 4,800
LTK Lotukei 68 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,518
MRL Morulem 89 %
Morulem
Population Served 28,960
NYK Nyakwae 85 %
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 78 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 89 %

ABM Abim 95 %
Abim
Population Served 16,993
ALR Alerek 72 %
Alerek
Population Served 17,742
ATC Abim TC 89 %
Abim TC
Population Served 21,666
AWC Awach 31 %
Awach
Population Served 4,800
LTK Lotukei 68 %
Lotukei
Population Served 11,518
MRL Morulem 89 %
Morulem
Population Served 28,960
NYK Nyakwae 85 %
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 75 %
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 AlerekRural24,72917,74272%70%------11451560167-11---------No
 2 MorulemRural32,53228,96089%75%--5-5---6625916410------6-6---No
 3 AwachRural15,4864,80031%75%------2212214---------------No
 4 Abim TCUrban24,36921,66689%-82%-3-312113341044------------5175119No
 5 NyakwaeRural21,12818,03385%68%-----1-1411960336-22---------No
 6 AbimRural17,88716,99395%80%--2-2415791998---------------No
 7 LotukeiRural17,04611,51868%81%--112336264303-3------------No
Total 153,177119,71278758201111220828300903901313260330008085175119No
District 153,177119,71278758201111220828300903901313260330008085175119No

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