Lira District

by January 20, 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 434,459 people – 335,497 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 219
Aromo
Population 219
AMC Amach 238
Amach
Population 238
OGR Ogur 279
Ogur
Population 279
AGL Agali 218
Agali
Population 218
ADK Adekokwok 518
Adekokwok
Population 518
AGW Agweng 243
Agweng
Population 243
NGT Ngetta 391
Ngetta
Population 391
ADV Adyel DIV 5,490
Adyel DIV
Population 5,490
CDV Central DIV 2,433
Central DIV
Population 2,433
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,637
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,637
RDV Railway DIV 1,496
Railway DIV
Population 1,496
BRR Barr 212
Barr
Population 212
LRA Lira 549
Lira
Population 549

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 44,033
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 27,215
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,394
AMC Amach 87 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 48,109
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 38,936
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,776
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,446
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 44,033
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 27,215
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,394
AMC Amach 87 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 48,109
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 38,936
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,776
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,446
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 AromoRural37,444NWSCNWSC83%--3754247146150858---------------Yes
 2 AgaliRural28,64727,21595%90%--4274947552322344-4------------No
 3 AgwengRural33,04631,39495%88%--6146533336558638412------325---No
 4 NgettaRural37,65935,77695%90%--6456944448451465712-------11---No
 5 AmachRural40,23435,01887%77%--42105226834351247224------------No
 6 AdekokwokRural46,35044,03395%91%--7817954660445499211-11---549---No
 7 LiraRural40,98538,93695%88%--3934283109342547314------134---No
 8 OgurRural41,52239,44695%87%--80109039135241344819------10-10---No
 9 BarrRural50,64148,10995%82%-25%9522117577646066611314134---2-27-1No
Total 356,528335,49794860205386760543070500407504574030701450002110311001No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban27,252NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Railway DIVUrban6,652NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Ojwina DIVUrban43,989NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Adyel DIVUrban36,801NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 114,69498,96286000000000000000000000000000No
District 471,222434,45992860205386760543070500407504574030701450002110311001No

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