Kitgum District

by December 13, 2019

The access rates in Kitgum vary from 95 % in Kitgum Matidi Sub-County to 95 % in Kitgum TC Sub-County. Kitgum has 1,374 domestic water points which serve a total of 174,265 people – 163,509 in rural areas. 534 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kitgum has 6 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

60%

Equity

12

Management

93%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LAK Labongo Akwang 62
Labongo Akwang
Population 62
LAM Labongo Amida 71
Labongo Amida
Population 71
LLY Labongo Layamo 109
Labongo Layamo
Population 109
LGR Lagoro 66
Lagoro
Population 66
MCW Mucwini 42
Mucwini
Population 42
KMT Kitgum Matidi 134
Kitgum Matidi
Population 134
NMK Namokora 40
Namokora
Population 40
OAN Omiya Anyima 73
Omiya Anyima
Population 73
ORM Orom 16
Orom
Population 16
KTC Kitgum TC 374
Kitgum TC
Population 374

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 95 %
Kitgum Matidi
Population Served 16,973
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 16,084
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 16,084
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 16,084
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 11,940
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 21,709
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 14,506
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 21,611
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 28,518

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 95 %
Kitgum Matidi
Population Served 16,973
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 16,084
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 16,084
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 16,084
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 11,940
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 21,709
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 14,506
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 21,611
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 28,518

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 60 %
Urban Functionality 73 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 55 %
Kitgum Matidi
Functional Sources 73
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Functional Sources 116
LAK Labongo Akwang 53 %
Labongo Akwang
Functional Sources 68
LAM Labongo Amida 68 %
Labongo Amida
Functional Sources 94
LGR Lagoro 45 %
Lagoro
Functional Sources 55
LLY Labongo Layamo 71 %
Labongo Layamo
Functional Sources 69
MCW Mucwini 67 %
Mucwini
Functional Sources 107
NMK Namokora 59 %
Namokora
Functional Sources 65
OAN Omiya Anyima 58 %
Omiya Anyima
Functional Sources 75
ORM Orom 58 %
Orom
Functional Sources 114

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
Chua                               
 1 Labongo AmidaRural16,93116,08495%68%-100%---1-19025115320231-1---------No
 2 Kitgum TCUrban11,322NWSCNWSC-73%-4-45168730117191130------1-1511168244Yes
 3 LagoroRural16,93116,08495%45%-----134534295-2121-22---123---No
 4 MucwiniRural22,85221,70995%67%-100%---12310127128523281-1---------No
 5 Labongo LayamoRural12,56811,94095%71%-100%---1-165208538111-1---------No
 6 OromRural30,01928,51895%58%-----5161054915443236------------No
 7 Kitgum MatidiRural17,86616,97395%56%--------703310332629------------No
 8 Omiya AnyimaRural22,74821,61195%59%------1167228983139------------No
 9 NamokoraRural15,26914,50695%59%-50%------54197372633112---415---No
 10 Labongo AkwangRural16,93116,08495%53%-100%----33643498423271-1----11---No
Total 183,437174,265956073634041411257602981,058562212775380006410511168244No
District 183,437174,265956073634041411257602981,058562212775380006410511168244No

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 GFS62400000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS73310101220
Unknown/GFS10100000000
Total156810101220

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