Soroti District

by November 24, 2020

The access rates in Soroti vary from 75 % in Arapai Sub-County to 95 % in Soroti Sub-County. Soroti has 1,037 domestic water points which serve a total of 280,553 people – 266,580 in rural areas. 152 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Soroti has 1 piped schemes.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

35

Management

89%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
EDV Eastern DIV 6,945
Eastern DIV
Population 6,945
ASR Asuret 275
Asuret
Population 275
ARP Arapai 222
Arapai
Population 222
TBR Tubur 204
Tubur
Population 204
SRT Soroti 512
Soroti
Population 512
NDV Northern DIV 1,298
Northern DIV
Population 1,298
WDV Western DIV 2,036
Western DIV
Population 2,036
GWR Gweri 242
Gweri
Population 242
KMD Kamuda 246
Kamuda
Population 246
KTN Katine 223
Katine
Population 223

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 77 %
Rural Access 88 %
Urban Access 23 %

ARP Arapai 75 %
Arapai
Population Served 36,942
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 46,214
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 83 %
Gweri
Population Served 48,525
KMD Kamuda 90 %
Kamuda
Population Served 40,986
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 40,808
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 29,254
TBR Tubur 88 %
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 77 %
Rural Access 88 %
Urban Access 23 %

ARP Arapai 75 %
Arapai
Population Served 36,942
ASR Asuret 95 %
Asuret
Population Served 46,214
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
GWR Gweri 83 %
Gweri
Population Served 48,525
KMD Kamuda 90 %
Kamuda
Population Served 40,986
KTN Katine 95 %
Katine
Population Served 40,808
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
SRT Soroti 95 %
Soroti
Population Served 29,254
TBR Tubur 88 %
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 TuburRural27,00123,85188%74%--1552032544176111112-11---------No
 2 GweriRural58,79948,52583%90%-100%9-928331114912386141-1---1-1---No
 3 KatineRural42,95640,80895%87%-33%22411516100910918321123---1-1---No
 4 AsuretRural48,64646,21495%89%--1341741445999108639------2-2---No
 5 KamudaRural45,41040,98690%80%--6612161026938101167------1-1---No
 6 SorotiRural30,79429,25495%91%-100%2022224327506567182-2---29130---No
 7 ArapaiRural49,53936,94275%80%-67%6121811718837906171121-1------No
Total 303,145266,58088850607131102134341685896565457217854910134135000No
SOROTI M.C                               
 1 Western DIVUrban14,505NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban22,984NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Northern DIVUrban23,430NWSCNWSC------------------------55537Yes
Total 60,91913,9732300000000000000000000000055537No
District 364,064280,5537785060713110213434168589656545721785491013413555537No

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