Lira District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Lira vary from 92 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,692 domestic water points which serve a total of 452,245 people – 353,283 in rural areas. 226 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

92%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

18

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
ARM Aromo 229
Aromo
Population 229
AMC Amach 250
Amach
Population 250
OGR Ogur 292
Ogur
Population 292
AGL Agali 228
Agali
Population 228
ADK Adekokwok 542
Adekokwok
Population 542
AGW Agweng 254
Agweng
Population 254
NGT Ngetta 410
Ngetta
Population 410
ADV Adyel DIV 5,749
Adyel DIV
Population 5,749
CDV Central DIV 2,547
Central DIV
Population 2,547
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,903
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,903
RDV Railway DIV 1,567
Railway DIV
Population 1,567
BRR Barr 222
Barr
Population 222
LRA Lira 575
Lira
Population 575

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 95 %
Urban Access 82 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 46,111
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 28,499
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 32,876
AMC Amach 92 %
Amach
Population Served 38,618
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 50,380
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 40,774
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 37,465
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 41,308
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 95 %
Urban Access 82 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 46,111
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 28,499
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 32,876
AMC Amach 92 %
Amach
Population Served 38,618
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 50,380
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 40,774
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 37,465
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 41,308
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 87 %
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 AromoRural39,212NWSCNWSC84%--3754247146150858---------------Yes
 2 AgaliRural29,99928,49995%90%--4274947552322344-4------------No
 3 AgwengRural34,60632,87695%88%--6146533336558638412------325---No
 4 NgettaRural39,43737,46595%90%--6456944448451465712-------11---No
 5 AmachRural42,13438,61892%79%--42105226834351247224------------No
 6 AdekokwokRural48,53846,11195%91%--7817954660445499211-11---549---No
 7 LiraRural42,92040,77495%88%--3934283109342547314------134---No
 8 OgurRural43,48241,30895%87%--80109039135241344819------10-10---No
 9 BarrRural53,03250,38095%82%-25%9522117577646066611314134---2-27-1No
Total 373,360353,28395870205386760543369502433504834030701450002210321001No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban28,539NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Railway DIVUrban6,966NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Ojwina DIVUrban46,066NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Adyel DIVUrban38,538NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 120,10998,96282000000000000000000000000000No
District 493,469452,24592870205386760543369502433504834030701450002210321001No

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