Katakwi District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Katakwi vary from 80 % in Magoro Sub-County to 95 % in Katakwi TC Sub-County. Katakwi has 702 domestic water points which serve a total of 183,137 people – 173,988 in rural areas. 46 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Katakwi has 3 piped schemes.

Access

89%

Rural Functionality

93%

Equity

36

Management

92%

Gender

83%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLM Palam 38
Palam
Population 38
ONG Ongongoja 40
Ongongoja
Population 40
KTK Katakwi 176
Katakwi
Population 176
USK Usuk 107
Usuk
Population 107
KPJ Kapujan 178
Kapujan
Population 178
MGR Magoro 93
Magoro
Population 93
TRM Toroma 193
Toroma
Population 193
KTC Katakwi TC 833
Katakwi TC
Population 833
NGR Ngariam 57
Ngariam
Population 57
OMD Omodoi 133
Omodoi
Population 133

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 89 %
Rural Access 89 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 94 %
Kapujan
Population Served 15,042
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 9,149
KTK Katakwi 80 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 80 %
Magoro
Population Served 18,462
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 12,743
OMD Omodoi 93 %
Omodoi
Population Served 19,500
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 19,278
PLM Palam 89 %
Palam
Population Served 13,800
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 13,724
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 24,832

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 89 %
Rural Access 89 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 94 %
Kapujan
Population Served 15,042
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 9,149
KTK Katakwi 80 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 80 %
Magoro
Population Served 18,462
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 12,743
OMD Omodoi 93 %
Omodoi
Population Served 19,500
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 19,278
PLM Palam 89 %
Palam
Population Served 13,800
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 13,724
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 24,832

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 93 %
Urban Functionality 96 %

KPJ Kapujan 86 %
Kapujan
Functional Sources 48
KTC Katakwi TC 96 %
Katakwi TC
Functional Sources 67
KTK Katakwi 97 %
Katakwi
Functional Sources 116
MGR Magoro 92 %
Magoro
Functional Sources 60
NGR Ngariam 92 %
Ngariam
Functional Sources 55
OMD Omodoi 94 %
Omodoi
Functional Sources 61
ONG Ongongoja 92 %
Ongongoja
Functional Sources 59
PLM Palam 91 %
Palam
Functional Sources 43
TRM Toroma 100 %
Toroma
Functional Sources 49
USK Usuk 88 %
Usuk
Functional Sources 85

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
USUK                               
 1 NgariamRural13,41412,74395%92%-----6-648452112------------No
 2 OngongojaRural20,29319,27895%92%-100%---1-158563---2-2---------No
 3 Katakwi TCUrban9,6309,14995%-96%-1-17-711213415------44-442123730No
 4 KatakwiRural45,51536,60680%98%-----2112295196-11------------No
 5 PalamRural15,59213,80089%93%-100%---5-538442------1-1------No
 6 UsukRural26,13924,83295%90%-75%1-12247910892-2314---1-1---No
 7 OmodoiRural20,86619,50093%94%-----51656359---------------No
Total 151,449135,9099093968620247451394264207310516101450452123730No
TOROMA                               
 1 MagoroRural23,04418,46280%92%-100%---1-154357-223-31-15-5---No
 2 KapujanRural16,05115,04294%86%-----16-1630333257------------No
 3 ToromaRural14,44613,72495%100%-----1-145-453-3------------No
Total 53,54147,228889301000001801813361395712303101505000No
District 204,990183,137899396912026546952732559121022819202500502123730No

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 GFS32000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS11001000000
Total43000000000

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