Kitgum District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Kitgum vary from 95 % in Kitgum Matidi Sub-County to 95 % in Kitgum TC Sub-County. Kitgum has 1,400 domestic water points which serve a total of 186,830 people – 175,299 in rural areas. 662 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kitgum has 6 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

50%

Equity

14

Management

92%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LAK Labongo Akwang 67
Labongo Akwang
Population 67
LAM Labongo Amida 76
Labongo Amida
Population 76
LLY Labongo Layamo 116
Labongo Layamo
Population 116
KMT Kitgum Matidi 144
Kitgum Matidi
Population 144
NMK Namokora 43
Namokora
Population 43
OAN Omiya Anyima 78
Omiya Anyima
Population 78
ORM Orom 18
Orom
Population 18
LGR Lagoro 71
Lagoro
Population 71
MCW Mucwini 45
Mucwini
Population 45
KTC Kitgum TC 401
Kitgum TC
Population 401

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 18,196
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 17,244
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 17,244
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 17,244
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 12,801
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 23,274
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 15,552
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 23,169
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 30,574

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 18,196
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Population Served NWSC
LAK Labongo Akwang 95 %
Labongo Akwang
Population Served 17,244
LAM Labongo Amida 95 %
Labongo Amida
Population Served 17,244
LGR Lagoro 95 %
Lagoro
Population Served 17,244
LLY Labongo Layamo 95 %
Labongo Layamo
Population Served 12,801
MCW Mucwini 95 %
Mucwini
Population Served 23,274
NMK Namokora 95 %
Namokora
Population Served 15,552
OAN Omiya Anyima 95 %
Omiya Anyima
Population Served 23,169
ORM Orom 95 %
Orom
Population Served 30,574

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 50 %
Urban Functionality 71 %

KMT Kitgum Matidi 52 %
Kitgum Matidi
Functional Sources 71
KTC Kitgum TC NWSC
Kitgum TC
Functional Sources 112
LAK Labongo Akwang 54 %
Labongo Akwang
Functional Sources 74
LAM Labongo Amida 62 %
Labongo Amida
Functional Sources 86
LGR Lagoro 22 %
Lagoro
Functional Sources 28
LLY Labongo Layamo 64 %
Labongo Layamo
Functional Sources 65
MCW Mucwini 70 %
Mucwini
Functional Sources 112
NMK Namokora 45 %
Namokora
Functional Sources 53
OAN Omiya Anyima 50 %
Omiya Anyima
Functional Sources 65
ORM Orom 37 %
Orom
Functional Sources 72

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 AmidaRural18,15217,24495%62%-100%----118629115-23231-1---------No
 2 Kitgum TCUrban12,138NWSCNWSC-71%-2242469522117121830------1-1511168244Yes
 3 LagoroRural18,15217,24495%22%------44277198-2121-22---123---No
 4 MucwiniRural24,49923,27495%70%------331072112852328-11---------No
 5 Labongo LayamoRural13,47512,80195%64%-100%----11642589110111-1---------No
 6 OromRural32,18330,57495%37%-----246698515413536------------No
 7 Kitgum MatidiRural19,15418,19695%52%--------703710712829------------No
 8 Omiya AnyimaRural24,38823,16995%50%------1159308963339------------No
 9 NamokoraRural16,37015,55295%45%-50%------44378162733112---325---No
 10 Labongo AkwangRural18,15217,24495%54%-100%---2137234106-27271-1----11---No
Total 196,663186,83095507150224619256933911,084322452774480005510511168244No
District 196,663186,83095507150224619256933911,084322452774480005510511168244No

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