Lira District

by August 8, 2020

The access rates in Lira vary from 87 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,663 domestic water points which serve a total of 435,939 people – 336,977 in rural areas. 227 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

92%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

19

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
ARM Aromo 220
Aromo
Population 220
AMC Amach 239
Amach
Population 239
OGR Ogur 280
Ogur
Population 280
AGL Agali 219
Agali
Population 219
ADK Adekokwok 520
Adekokwok
Population 520
AGW Agweng 244
Agweng
Population 244
NGT Ngetta 393
Ngetta
Population 393
ADV Adyel DIV 5,517
Adyel DIV
Population 5,517
CDV Central DIV 2,445
Central DIV
Population 2,445
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,665
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,665
RDV Railway DIV 1,504
Railway DIV
Population 1,504
BRR Barr 213
Barr
Population 213
LRA Lira 551
Lira
Population 551

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 92 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 86 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 44,249
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 27,349
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,548
AMC Amach 87 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 48,346
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 39,128
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,953
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,640
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway 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 92 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 86 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 44,249
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 27,349
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,548
AMC Amach 87 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 48,346
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 39,128
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,953
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,640
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway 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 86 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

ADK Adekokwok 91 %
Adekokwok
Functional Sources NWSC
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
AGL Agali 90 %
Agali
Functional Sources NWSC
AGW Agweng 88 %
Agweng
Functional Sources NWSC
AMC Amach 77 %
Amach
Functional Sources NWSC
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Functional Sources NWSC
BRR Barr 82 %
Barr
Functional Sources NWSC
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LRA Lira 88 %
Lira
Functional Sources NWSC
NGT Ngetta 90 %
Ngetta
Functional Sources NWSC
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
OGR Ogur 87 %
Ogur
Functional Sources NWSC
RDV Railway DIV NWSC
Railway 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
ERUTE                               
 1 AromoRural37,629NWSCNWSC83%--3754247146150858---------------Yes
 2 AgaliRural28,78827,34995%90%--4274947552322344-4------------No
 3 AgwengRural33,20831,54895%88%--6146533336558638412------325---No
 4 NgettaRural37,84535,95395%90%--6456944448451465712-------11---No
 5 AmachRural40,43235,01887%77%--42105226834351247224------------No
 6 AdekokwokRural46,57844,24995%91%--7817954660445499211-11---549---No
 7 LiraRural41,18739,12895%88%--3934283109342547314------134---No
 8 OgurRural41,72639,64095%87%--80109039135241344819------10-10---No
 9 BarrRural50,89148,34695%82%-25%9522117577646066611314134---2-27-1No
Total 358,284336,97794860205386760543070500407504574030701450002110311001No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban27,386NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Railway DIVUrban6,685NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Ojwina DIVUrban44,206NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Adyel DIVUrban36,982NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 115,25998,96286000000000000000000000000000No
District 473,543435,93992860205386760543070500407504574030701450002110311001No

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 GFS41100000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Groundwater based/Not GFS92700800000
Total143800801000

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