Katakwi District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Katakwi vary from 82 % in Magoro Sub-County to 95 % in Kapujan Sub-County. Katakwi has 702 domestic water points which serve a total of 180,854 people – 171,929 in rural areas. 46 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Katakwi has 3 piped schemes.

Access

90%

Rural Functionality

93%

Equity

35

Management

92%

Gender

83%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLM Palam 37
Palam
Population 37
ONG Ongongoja 39
Ongongoja
Population 39
KPJ Kapujan 174
Kapujan
Population 174
MGR Magoro 91
Magoro
Population 91
TRM Toroma 188
Toroma
Population 188
KTC Katakwi TC 813
Katakwi TC
Population 813
NGR Ngariam 56
Ngariam
Population 56
KTK Katakwi 172
Katakwi
Population 172
USK Usuk 104
Usuk
Population 104
OMD Omodoi 130
Omodoi
Population 130

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 90 %
Rural Access 90 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 95 %
Kapujan
Population Served 14,875
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 8,925
KTK Katakwi 82 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 82 %
Magoro
Population Served 18,462
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 12,431
OMD Omodoi 95 %
Omodoi
Population Served 19,337
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 18,806
PLM Palam 91 %
Palam
Population Served 13,800
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 13,387
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 24,225

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 90 %
Rural Access 90 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 95 %
Kapujan
Population Served 14,875
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 8,925
KTK Katakwi 82 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 82 %
Magoro
Population Served 18,462
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 12,431
OMD Omodoi 95 %
Omodoi
Population Served 19,337
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 18,806
PLM Palam 91 %
Palam
Population Served 13,800
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 13,387
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 24,225

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 NgariamRural13,08512,43195%92%-----6-648452112------------No
 2 OngongojaRural19,79618,80695%92%-100%---1-158563---2-2---------No
 3 Katakwi TCUrban9,3958,92595%-96%-1-17-711213415------44-442123730No
 4 KatakwiRural44,40136,60682%98%-----2112295196-11------------No
 5 PalamRural15,21013,80091%93%-100%---5-538442------1-1------No
 6 UsukRural25,50024,22595%90%-75%1-12247910892-2314---1-1---No
 7 OmodoiRural20,35519,33795%94%-----51656359---------------No
Total 147,742134,1309193968620247451394264207310516101450452123730No
TOROMA                               
 1 MagoroRural22,48018,46282%92%-100%---1-154357-223-31-15-5---No
 2 KapujanRural15,65814,87595%86%-----16-1630333257------------No
 3 ToromaRural14,09213,38795%100%-----1-145-453-3------------No
Total 52,23046,724899301000001801813361395712303101505000No
District 199,972180,854909396912026546952732559121022819202500502123730No

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