Lira District

by October 18, 2019

The access rates in Lira vary from 88 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,663 domestic water points which serve a total of 431,763 people – 332,801 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 217
Aromo
Population 217
AMC Amach 236
Amach
Population 236
OGR Ogur 276
Ogur
Population 276
AGL Agali 216
Agali
Population 216
ADK Adekokwok 513
Adekokwok
Population 513
AGW Agweng 241
Agweng
Population 241
NGT Ngetta 388
Ngetta
Population 388
ADV Adyel DIV 5,441
Adyel DIV
Population 5,441
CDV Central DIV 2,411
Central DIV
Population 2,411
ODV Ojwina DIV 5,587
Ojwina DIV
Population 5,587
RDV Railway DIV 1,483
Railway DIV
Population 1,483
BRR Barr 210
Barr
Population 210
LRA Lira 544
Lira
Population 544

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 87 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 43,637
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 26,971
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,112
AMC Amach 88 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 47,678
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 38,586
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,455
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,092
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 87 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 43,637
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 26,971
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 31,112
AMC Amach 88 %
Amach
Population Served 35,018
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 47,678
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 38,586
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 35,455
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 39,092
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 AromoRural37,109NWSCNWSC83%--3754247146150858---------------Yes
 2 AgaliRural28,39026,97195%90%--4274947552322344-4------------No
 3 AgwengRural32,74931,11295%88%--6146533336558638412------325---No
 4 NgettaRural37,32135,45595%90%--6456944448451465712-------11---No
 5 AmachRural39,87335,01888%77%--42105226834351247224------------No
 6 AdekokwokRural45,93443,63795%91%--7817954660445499211-11---549---No
 7 LiraRural40,61738,58695%88%--3934283109342547314------134---No
 8 OgurRural41,14939,09295%87%--80109039135241344819------10-10---No
 9 BarrRural50,18747,67895%82%-25%9522117577646066611314134---2-27-1No
Total 353,329332,8019486020538676054307050040750457403070145000211031701No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban27,007NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Railway DIVUrban6,592NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Ojwina DIVUrban43,595NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Adyel DIVUrban36,471NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 113,66598,96287000000000000000000000000000No
District 466,994431,7639286020538676054307050040750457403070145000211031701No

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