Oyam District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Oyam vary from 41 % in Oyam TC Sub-County to 95 % in Abok Sub-County. Oyam has 1,182 domestic water points which serve a total of 316,783 people – 310,527 in rural areas. 213 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Oyam has 2 piped schemes.

Access

63%

Rural Functionality

82%

Equity

84

Management

97%

Gender

100%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
ABK Abok 169
Abok
Population 169
ALK Aleka 308
Aleka
Population 308
KMD Kamdini 388
Kamdini
Population 388
ACB Acaba 217
Acaba
Population 217
LRO Loro 245
Loro
Population 245
NGI Ngai 211
Ngai
Population 211
MYN Myene 196
Myene
Population 196
MNK Minakulu 215
Minakulu
Population 215
OTW Otwal 248
Otwal
Population 248
ICM Iceme 240
Iceme
Population 240
OTC Oyam TC 328
Oyam TC
Population 328
ABR Aber 166
Aber
Population 166

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 63 %
Rural Access 64 %
Urban Access 41 %

ABK Abok 95 %
Abok
Population Served 21,705
ABR Aber 60 %
Aber
Population Served 26,000
ACB Acaba 66 %
Acaba
Population Served 24,330
ALK Aleka 68 %
Aleka
Population Served 26,200
ICM Iceme 72 %
Iceme
Population Served 43,916
KMD Kamdini 42 %
Kamdini
Population Served 22,156
LRO Loro 66 %
Loro
Population Served 47,410
MNK Minakulu 58 %
Minakulu
Population Served 28,706
MYN Myene 49 %
Myene
Population Served 17,612
NGI Ngai 77 %
Ngai
Population Served 29,206
OTC Oyam TC 41 %
Oyam TC
Population Served 6,256
OTW Otwal 68 %
Otwal
Population Served 23,286

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 63 %
Rural Access 64 %
Urban Access 41 %

ABK Abok 95 %
Abok
Population Served 21,705
ABR Aber 60 %
Aber
Population Served 26,000
ACB Acaba 66 %
Acaba
Population Served 24,330
ALK Aleka 68 %
Aleka
Population Served 26,200
ICM Iceme 72 %
Iceme
Population Served 43,916
KMD Kamdini 42 %
Kamdini
Population Served 22,156
LRO Loro 66 %
Loro
Population Served 47,410
MNK Minakulu 58 %
Minakulu
Population Served 28,706
MYN Myene 49 %
Myene
Population Served 17,612
NGI Ngai 77 %
Ngai
Population Served 29,206
OTC Oyam TC 41 %
Oyam TC
Population Served 6,256
OTW Otwal 68 %
Otwal
Population Served 23,286

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 82 %
Urban Functionality 78 %

ABK Abok 81 %
Abok
Functional Sources 72
ABR Aber 91 %
Aber
Functional Sources 79
ACB Acaba 91 %
Acaba
Functional Sources 79
ALK Aleka 79 %
Aleka
Functional Sources 73
ICM Iceme 84 %
Iceme
Functional Sources 154
KMD Kamdini 85 %
Kamdini
Functional Sources 66
LRO Loro 73 %
Loro
Functional Sources 124
MNK Minakulu 79 %
Minakulu
Functional Sources 82
MYN Myene 81 %
Myene
Functional Sources 52
NGI Ngai 88 %
Ngai
Functional Sources 98
OTC Oyam TC 78 %
Oyam TC
Functional Sources 18
OTW Otwal 78 %
Otwal
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
OYAM                               
 1 NgaiRural37,83729,20677%88%--323352622838745-11------2-2---No
 2 Oyam TCUrban15,3526,25641%-78%-11231414115-11-------11---No
 3 MyeneRural36,02417,61249%81%--73101662229130-22------------No
 4 AcabaRural36,74924,33066%91%--3-32933246147145------------No
 5 LoroRural72,16847,41066%73%--5385022726812801910-------11---No
 6 KamdiniRural53,31022,15642%85%--5382873532133-11------1-1---No
 7 OtwalRural34,08923,28668%78%--195241932233639-66----111-1---No
 8 MinakuluRural49,68328,70658%79%--1842213619511162-11------------No
 9 AlekaRural38,68326,20068%79%--104142573238846---------------No
 10 IcemeRural61,04743,91672%84%--5911703153657360-1111------7-7---No
 11 AbokRural22,84721,70595%81%--233261762331738112------------No
 12 AberRural43,63926,00060%91%--1-11462064266------------134--No
Total 501,428316,7836382780183402232717434550160561337400000111121313400No
District 501,428316,7836382780183402232717434550160561337400000111121313400No

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 GFS22000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS98102600000
Total1110100600000

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