Soroti District

by December 9, 2019

The access rates in Soroti vary from 77 % in Arapai Sub-County to 95 % in Soroti Sub-County. Soroti has 1,037 domestic water points which serve a total of 277,140 people – 263,167 in rural areas. 152 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Soroti has 1 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

34

Management

89%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
EDV Eastern DIV 6,741
Eastern DIV
Population 6,741
ASR Asuret 267
Asuret
Population 267
ARP Arapai 216
Arapai
Population 216
TBR Tubur 198
Tubur
Population 198
SRT Soroti 497
Soroti
Population 497
NDV Northern DIV 1,260
Northern DIV
Population 1,260
WDV Western DIV 1,976
Western DIV
Population 1,976
GWR Gweri 235
Gweri
Population 235
KMD Kamuda 239
Kamuda
Population 239
KTN Katine 216
Katine
Population 216

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 78 %
Rural Access 89 %
Urban Access 24 %

ARP Arapai 77 %
Arapai
Population Served 36,942
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 44,857
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 85 %
Gweri
Population Served 48,525
KMD Kamuda 93 %
Kamuda
Population Served 40,986
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 39,610
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 28,396
TBR Tubur 91 %
Tubur
Population Served 23,851
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 78 %
Rural Access 89 %
Urban Access 24 %

ARP Arapai 77 %
Arapai
Population Served 36,942
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 44,857
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 85 %
Gweri
Population Served 48,525
KMD Kamuda 93 %
Kamuda
Population Served 40,986
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 39,610
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 28,396
TBR Tubur 91 %
Tubur
Population Served 23,851
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 85 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ARP Arapai 80 %
Arapai
Functional Sources NWSC
ASR Asuret 89 %
Asuret
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
GWR Gweri 90 %
Gweri
Functional Sources NWSC
KMD Kamuda 80 %
Kamuda
Functional Sources NWSC
KTN Katine 87 %
Katine
Functional Sources NWSC
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
SRT Soroti 91 %
Soroti
Functional Sources NWSC
TBR Tubur 74 %
Tubur
Functional Sources NWSC
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
SOROTI                               
 1 TuburRural26,20823,85191%74%--1552032544176111112-11---------No
 2 GweriRural57,07348,52585%90%-100%9-928331114912386141-1---1-1---No
 3 KatineRural41,69539,61095%87%-33%22411516100910918321123---1-1---No
 4 AsuretRural47,21844,85795%89%--1341741445999108639------2-2---No
 5 KamudaRural44,07740,98693%80%--6612161026938101167------1-1---No
 6 SorotiRural29,89028,39695%91%-100%2022224327506567182-2---29130---No
 7 ArapaiRural48,08436,94277%80%-67%6121811718837906171121-1------No
Total 294,245263,16789850607131102134341685896565457217854910134135000No
SOROTI M.C                               
 1 Western DIVUrban14,079NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban22,309NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Northern DIVUrban22,743NWSCNWSC------------------------55537Yes
Total 59,13113,9732400000000000000000000000055537No
District 353,376277,1407885060713110213434168589656545721785491013413555537No

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
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS11000000000
Total21000001000

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