Katakwi District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Katakwi vary from 78 % in Katakwi Sub-County to 95 % in Katakwi TC Sub-County. Katakwi has 736 domestic water points which serve a total of 188,407 people – 178,928 in rural areas. 21 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Katakwi has 3 piped schemes.

Access

89%

Rural Functionality

97%

Equity

40

Management

100%

Gender

99%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
PLM Palam 39
Palam
Population 39
ONG Ongongoja 42
Ongongoja
Population 42
KTK Katakwi 182
Katakwi
Population 182
KPJ Kapujan 185
Kapujan
Population 185
KTC Katakwi TC 863
Katakwi TC
Population 863
MGR Magoro 96
Magoro
Population 96
NGR Ngariam 59
Ngariam
Population 59
TRM Toroma 200
Toroma
Population 200
USK Usuk 111
Usuk
Population 111
OMD Omodoi 138
Omodoi
Population 138

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 88 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 92 %
Kapujan
Population Served 15,342
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 9,478
KTK Katakwi 78 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 80 %
Magoro
Population Served 19,062
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 13,202
OMD Omodoi 93 %
Omodoi
Population Served 20,100
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 19,972
PLM Palam 91 %
Palam
Population Served 14,700
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 14,218
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 25,727

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 88 %
Urban Access 95 %

KPJ Kapujan 92 %
Kapujan
Population Served 15,342
KTC Katakwi TC 95 %
Katakwi TC
Population Served 9,478
KTK Katakwi 78 %
Katakwi
Population Served 36,606
MGR Magoro 80 %
Magoro
Population Served 19,062
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Population Served 13,202
OMD Omodoi 93 %
Omodoi
Population Served 20,100
ONG Ongongoja 95 %
Ongongoja
Population Served 19,972
PLM Palam 91 %
Palam
Population Served 14,700
TRM Toroma 95 %
Toroma
Population Served 14,218
USK Usuk 95 %
Usuk
Population Served 25,727

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 97 %
Urban Functionality 97 %

KPJ Kapujan 97 %
Kapujan
Functional Sources 56
KTC Katakwi TC 97 %
Katakwi TC
Functional Sources 70
KTK Katakwi 96 %
Katakwi
Functional Sources 118
MGR Magoro 99 %
Magoro
Functional Sources 67
NGR Ngariam 95 %
Ngariam
Functional Sources 62
OMD Omodoi 97 %
Omodoi
Functional Sources 65
ONG Ongongoja 99 %
Ongongoja
Functional Sources 71
PLM Palam 96 %
Palam
Functional Sources 47
TRM Toroma 98 %
Toroma
Functional Sources 52
USK Usuk 98 %
Usuk
Functional Sources 107

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 NgariamRural13,89713,20295%95%-----6-6543572-2------------No
 2 OngongojaRural21,02319,97295%99%-100%---2-269170---2-2---------No
 3 Katakwi TCUrban9,9779,47895%-97%-1-17-7141155-5------431442123730No
 4 KatakwiRural47,15436,60678%96%-----22-229551001-1------------No
 5 PalamRural16,15314,70091%96%-100%---51642143------1-1------No
 6 UsukRural27,08125,72795%98%-100%1-14-49921012-25-5---1-1---No
 7 OmodoiRural21,61720,10093%97%-----6-659261---------------No
Total 156,902139,785899797100202521534321544710010707101441452123730No
TOROMA                               
 1 MagoroRural23,87419,06280%99%-100%---1-1591602-23-31-15-5---No
 2 KapujanRural16,62915,34292%97%-----16-1634135617------------No
 3 ToromaRural14,96614,21895%98%-----1-1481493-3------------No
Total 55,46948,6228898010000018018141314411112303101505000No
District 212,371188,40789979710020270171573185912112210010202491502123730No

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