Gulu District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Gulu vary from 87 % in Bungatira Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 581 domestic water points which serve a total of 241,922 people – 132,500 in rural areas. 138 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Gulu has 1 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

35

Management

78%

Gender

72%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PCH Paicho 64
Paicho
Population 64
UNY Unyama 141
Unyama
Population 141
BNG Bungatira 211
Bungatira
Population 211
PTK Patiko 84
Patiko
Population 84
AWC Awach 72
Awach
Population 72
PLR Palaro 32
Palaro
Population 32
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,257
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,257
LDV Laroo DIV 3,081
Laroo DIV
Population 3,081
LYB Layibi DIV 3,626
Layibi DIV
Population 3,626
PDV Pece DIV 4,419
Pece DIV
Population 4,419

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 92 %
Urban Access 63 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 20,738
BNG Bungatira 87 %
Bungatira
Population Served 33,024
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
PCH Paicho 88 %
Paicho
Population Served 24,963
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,842
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 20,128
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,806

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 92 %
Urban Access 63 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 20,738
BNG Bungatira 87 %
Bungatira
Population Served 33,024
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Population Served NWSC
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Population Served NWSC
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Population Served NWSC
PCH Paicho 88 %
Paicho
Population Served 24,963
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 14,842
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 20,128
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 18,806

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 100 %

AWC Awach 73 %
Awach
Functional Sources 77
BNG Bungatira 75 %
Bungatira
Functional Sources 92
BTC Bar Dege DIV NWSC
Bar Dege DIV
Functional Sources 1
LDV Laroo DIV NWSC
Laroo DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LYB Layibi DIV NWSC
Layibi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PCH Paicho 95 %
Paicho
Functional Sources 94
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
PLR Palaro 63 %
Palaro
Functional Sources 46
PTK Patiko 85 %
Patiko
Functional Sources 79
UNY Unyama 62 %
Unyama
Functional Sources 54

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
ASWA                               
 1 PaichoRural28,25024,96388%95%--12-129-96156612-12------------No
 2 PalaroRural15,62314,84295%64%--1-1325382462415------------No
 3 AwachRural21,82920,73895%73%--82101772447956538-------88---No
 4 PatikoRural21,18720,12895%85%--101117-761768167------------No
 5 BungatiraRural37,98733,02487%75%--1982718826551166-44------------No
 6 UnyamaRural19,79618,80695%62%--17926549311647-44------1-1---No
Total 144,672132,50092760067208759218029371364221840000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban46,655NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Pece DIVUrban52,647NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Laroo DIVUrban31,567NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban43,017NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 173,886109,4226301000000000101000000000000000No
District 318,558241,9227676100067208759218029471365221840000000189000No

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/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS41211000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS63301500050
Total114510501050

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