Arua District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Arua vary from 49 % in Dadamu Sub-County to 95 % in Vurra Sub-County. Arua has 1,659 domestic water points which serve a total of 432,598 people – 371,078 in rural areas. 212 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Arua has 4 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

51

Management

97%

Gender

73%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LGR Logiri 235
Logiri
Population 235
VRR Vurra 456
Vurra
Population 456
AHL Arua Hill 3,504
Arua Hill
Population 3,504
ROL River Oli 17,153
River Oli
Population 17,153
ADM Adumi 609
Adumi
Population 609
ARI Aroi 819
Aroi
Population 819
DDM Dadamu 1,540
Dadamu
Population 1,540
MNB Manibe 697
Manibe
Population 697
PJL Pajulu 1,272
Pajulu
Population 1,272
OLK Oluko 527
Oluko
Population 527
AJA Ajia 103
Ajia
Population 103
ARV Arivu 216
Arivu
Population 216
AYV Ayivuni 621
Ayivuni
Population 621

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 76 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 78 %

ADM Adumi 84 %
Adumi
Population Served 33,030
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Population Served NWSC
AJA Ajia 69 %
Ajia
Population Served 24,212
ARI Aroi 70 %
Aroi
Population Served 21,924
ARV Arivu 90 %
Arivu
Population Served 28,018
AYV Ayivuni 74 %
Ayivuni
Population Served 21,536
DDM Dadamu 49 %
Dadamu
Population Served 25,980
LGR Logiri 81 %
Logiri
Population Served 38,992
MNB Manibe 90 %
Manibe
Population Served 33,648
OLK Oluko 68 %
Oluko
Population Served 33,722
PJL Pajulu 72 %
Pajulu
Population Served 55,752
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Population Served NWSC
VRR Vurra 95 %
Vurra
Population Served 54,266

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 76 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 78 %

ADM Adumi 84 %
Adumi
Population Served 33,030
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Population Served NWSC
AJA Ajia 69 %
Ajia
Population Served 24,212
ARI Aroi 70 %
Aroi
Population Served 21,924
ARV Arivu 90 %
Arivu
Population Served 28,018
AYV Ayivuni 74 %
Ayivuni
Population Served 21,536
DDM Dadamu 49 %
Dadamu
Population Served 25,980
LGR Logiri 81 %
Logiri
Population Served 38,992
MNB Manibe 90 %
Manibe
Population Served 33,648
OLK Oluko 68 %
Oluko
Population Served 33,722
PJL Pajulu 72 %
Pajulu
Population Served 55,752
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Population Served NWSC
VRR Vurra 95 %
Vurra
Population Served 54,266

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 87 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADM Adumi 84 %
Adumi
Functional Sources 129
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Functional Sources Unknown
AJA Ajia 84 %
Ajia
Functional Sources 80
ARI Aroi 96 %
Aroi
Functional Sources 93
ARV Arivu 93 %
Arivu
Functional Sources 108
AYV Ayivuni 85 %
Ayivuni
Functional Sources 86
DDM Dadamu 79 %
Dadamu
Functional Sources 85
LGR Logiri 86 %
Logiri
Functional Sources 160
MNB Manibe 88 %
Manibe
Functional Sources 129
OLK Oluko 88 %
Oluko
Functional Sources 128
PJL Pajulu 83 %
Pajulu
Functional Sources 212
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Functional Sources Unknown
VRR Vurra 93 %
Vurra
Functional Sources 237

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
ARUA M.C                               
 1 Arua HillUrban23,731NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 River OliUrban55,571NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 79,30261,52078000000000000000000000000000No
AYIVU                               
 1 AdumiRural39,47233,03084%84%--1001411444824226145------------No
 2 AyivuniRural29,09721,53674%85%--6197033619-19336------------No
 3 OlukoRural49,60933,72268%88%--44115541567-679312------437---No
 4 ManibeRural37,56433,64890%88%--5916758-851152718------4-4---No
 5 DadamuRural52,70925,98049%79%--33154871843346235-------11---No
 6 PajuluRural77,27555,75272%83%--127261536286867411617-------33---No
 7 AroiRural31,24421,92470%96%--60-606-626127134------------No
Total 316,970225,59171860048491575381149298133113423570000008715000No
VURRA                               
 1 VurraRural57,12254,26695%93%--1631718012-12552577-7------------No
 2 LogiriRural48,05838,99281%86%--1072112813114223257-7------11-11---No
 3 AjiaRural35,06024,21269%84%--343374-44012522-2------------No
 4 ArivuRural31,00528,01890%93%--2753215-15462483-3------17118---No
Total 171,245145,4878590003314637744145163191821901900000028129000No
District 567,517432,5987687008151379528212944613249353237600000036844000No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS42020300010
Groundwater based/Not GFS10010100000
Groundwater based/Unknown22000200002
Unknown/Not GFS53000000000
Total127030600012

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