Gulu District

by April 2, 2020

The access rates in Gulu vary from 88 % in Paicho Sub-County to 95 % in Awach Sub-County. Gulu has 601 domestic water points which serve a total of 245,384 people – 135,962 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

77%

Equity

35

Management

79%

Gender

72%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
UNY Unyama 144
Unyama
Population 144
PCH Paicho 65
Paicho
Population 65
BTC Bar Dege DIV 2,299
Bar Dege DIV
Population 2,299
LDV Laroo DIV 3,137
Laroo DIV
Population 3,137
LYB Layibi DIV 3,693
Layibi DIV
Population 3,693
PDV Pece DIV 4,499
Pece DIV
Population 4,499
BNG Bungatira 215
Bungatira
Population 215
PTK Patiko 85
Patiko
Population 85
AWC Awach 74
Awach
Population 74
PLR Palaro 32
Palaro
Population 32

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 62 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 21,117
BNG Bungatira 90 %
Bungatira
Population Served 34,824
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 25,263
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 15,113
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 20,495
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 19,150

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 62 %

AWC Awach 95 %
Awach
Population Served 21,117
BNG Bungatira 90 %
Bungatira
Population Served 34,824
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 25,263
PDV Pece DIV NWSC
Pece DIV
Population Served NWSC
PLR Palaro 95 %
Palaro
Population Served 15,113
PTK Patiko 95 %
Patiko
Population Served 20,495
UNY Unyama 95 %
Unyama
Population Served 19,150

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 77 %
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 PaichoRural28,76525,26388%95%--12-129-96156612-12------------No
 2 PalaroRural15,90815,11395%64%--1-1325382462415------------No
 3 AwachRural22,22821,11795%73%--82101772447956538-------88---No
 4 PatikoRural21,57420,49595%87%--101117-761768167------------No
 5 BungatiraRural38,68134,82490%75%--1982718826551166-44------------No
 6 UnyamaRural20,15819,15095%62%--17926549311647-44------1-1---No
Total 147,314135,96292770067208762228431070380221840000000189000No
GULU M.C                               
 1 Bar Dege DIVUrban47,506NWSCNWSC-100%-------1-1---------------Yes
 2 Pece DIVUrban53,608NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Laroo DIVUrban32,143NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Layibi DIVUrban43,802NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 177,059109,4226201000000000101000000000000000No
District 324,373245,3847677100067208762228431170381221840000000189000No

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