Arua District

by December 7, 2022

The access rates in Arua vary from 51 % in Dadamu Sub-County to 95 % in Vurra Sub-County. Arua has 1,648 domestic water points which serve a total of 428,167 people – 366,647 in rural areas. 243 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Arua has 4 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

49

Management

95%

Gender

77%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
AHL Arua Hill 3,380
Arua Hill
Population 3,380
LGR Logiri 227
Logiri
Population 227
VRR Vurra 440
Vurra
Population 440
OLK Oluko 508
Oluko
Population 508
AJA Ajia 99
Ajia
Population 99
ARV Arivu 209
Arivu
Population 209
PJL Pajulu 1,227
Pajulu
Population 1,227
MNB Manibe 672
Manibe
Population 672
DDM Dadamu 1,485
Dadamu
Population 1,485
AYV Ayivuni 599
Ayivuni
Population 599
ARI Aroi 790
Aroi
Population 790
ADM Adumi 587
Adumi
Population 587
ROL River Oli 16,544
River Oli
Population 16,544

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 78 %
Urban Access 80 %

ADM Adumi 85 %
Adumi
Population Served 32,430
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Population Served NWSC
AJA Ajia 70 %
Ajia
Population Served 23,612
ARI Aroi 73 %
Aroi
Population Served 21,924
ARV Arivu 93 %
Arivu
Population Served 27,718
AYV Ayivuni 77 %
Ayivuni
Population Served 21,536
DDM Dadamu 51 %
Dadamu
Population Served 25,980
LGR Logiri 82 %
Logiri
Population Served 37,986
MNB Manibe 93 %
Manibe
Population Served 33,648
OLK Oluko 70 %
Oluko
Population Served 33,722
PJL Pajulu 75 %
Pajulu
Population Served 55,752
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Population Served NWSC
VRR Vurra 95 %
Vurra
Population Served 52,339

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 78 %
Urban Access 80 %

ADM Adumi 85 %
Adumi
Population Served 32,430
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Population Served NWSC
AJA Ajia 70 %
Ajia
Population Served 23,612
ARI Aroi 73 %
Aroi
Population Served 21,924
ARV Arivu 93 %
Arivu
Population Served 27,718
AYV Ayivuni 77 %
Ayivuni
Population Served 21,536
DDM Dadamu 51 %
Dadamu
Population Served 25,980
LGR Logiri 82 %
Logiri
Population Served 37,986
MNB Manibe 93 %
Manibe
Population Served 33,648
OLK Oluko 70 %
Oluko
Population Served 33,722
PJL Pajulu 75 %
Pajulu
Population Served 55,752
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Population Served NWSC
VRR Vurra 95 %
Vurra
Population Served 52,339

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 85 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADM Adumi 91 %
Adumi
Functional Sources 135
AHL Arua Hill NWSC
Arua Hill
Functional Sources Unknown
AJA Ajia 83 %
Ajia
Functional Sources 71
ARI Aroi 82 %
Aroi
Functional Sources 73
ARV Arivu 95 %
Arivu
Functional Sources 105
AYV Ayivuni 86 %
Ayivuni
Functional Sources 83
DDM Dadamu 88 %
Dadamu
Functional Sources 89
LGR Logiri 95 %
Logiri
Functional Sources 164
MNB Manibe 87 %
Manibe
Functional Sources 118
OLK Oluko 96 %
Oluko
Functional Sources 133
PJL Pajulu 78 %
Pajulu
Functional Sources 195
ROL River Oli NWSC
River Oli
Functional Sources Unknown
VRR Vurra 95 %
Vurra
Functional Sources 236

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 HillUrban22,889NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 River OliUrban53,599NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 76,48861,52080000000000000000000000000000No
AYIVU                               
 1 AdumiRural38,07132,43085%84%--111311444816521415------------No
 2 AyivuniRural28,06421,53677%85%--62870325124166-6------------No
 3 OlukoRural47,84833,72270%88%--522545-55836112-12------617---No
 4 ManibeRural36,23133,64893%88%--732757-7291342538------4-4---No
 5 DadamuRural50,83825,98051%79%--42547527384424-4-------11---No
 6 PajuluRural74,53255,75275%83%--1183315162857126913518------123---No
 7 AroiRural30,13521,92473%96%--491059336183213-3------------No
Total 305,719224,99274860048491575381149296133093423570000008715000No
VURRA                               
 1 VurraRural55,09452,33995%90%--17731801011148351167------------No
 2 LogiriRural46,35237,98682%82%--12331261021218119224------11-11---No
 3 AjiaRural33,81523,61270%86%--361374-42914432-2------------No
 4 ArivuRural29,90527,71893%76%--3113214115394433-3------18-18---No
Total 165,166141,65586850032550375301545169717671118000000141529000No
District 547,373428,16778850080914195068269446520485413475000000222244000No

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