Lira District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Lira vary from 89 % in Amach Sub-County to 95 % in Adekokwok Sub-County. Lira has 1,692 domestic water points which serve a total of 460,444 people – 361,482 in rural areas. 226 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lira has 4 piped schemes.

Access

91%

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 235
Aromo
Population 235
AMC Amach 256
Amach
Population 256
OGR Ogur 299
Ogur
Population 299
AGL Agali 234
Agali
Population 234
BRR Barr 227
Barr
Population 227
LRA Lira 590
Lira
Population 590
ADK Adekokwok 556
Adekokwok
Population 556
AGW Agweng 261
Agweng
Population 261
NGT Ngetta 421
Ngetta
Population 421
ADV Adyel DIV 5,899
Adyel DIV
Population 5,899
CDV Central DIV 2,614
Central DIV
Population 2,614
ODV Ojwina DIV 6,057
Ojwina DIV
Population 6,057
RDV Railway DIV 1,608
Railway DIV
Population 1,608

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 91 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 80 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 47,313
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 29,242
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 33,732
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 38,618
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 51,693
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 41,836
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 38,442
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 42,384
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 91 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 80 %

ADK Adekokwok 95 %
Adekokwok
Population Served 47,313
ADV Adyel DIV NWSC
Adyel DIV
Population Served NWSC
AGL Agali 95 %
Agali
Population Served 29,242
AGW Agweng 95 %
Agweng
Population Served 33,732
AMC Amach 89 %
Amach
Population Served 38,618
ARM Aromo NWSC
Aromo
Population Served NWSC
BRR Barr 95 %
Barr
Population Served 51,693
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
LRA Lira 95 %
Lira
Population Served 41,836
NGT Ngetta 95 %
Ngetta
Population Served 38,442
ODV Ojwina DIV NWSC
Ojwina DIV
Population Served NWSC
OGR Ogur 95 %
Ogur
Population Served 42,384
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 AromoRural40,234NWSCNWSC84%--3754247146150858---------------Yes
 2 AgaliRural30,78129,24295%90%--4274947552322344-4------------No
 3 AgwengRural35,50733,73295%88%--6146533336558638412------325---No
 4 NgettaRural40,46538,44295%90%--6456944448451465712-------11---No
 5 AmachRural43,23138,61889%79%--42105226834351247224------------No
 6 AdekokwokRural49,80347,31395%91%--7817954660445499211-11---549---No
 7 LiraRural44,03841,83695%88%--3934283109342547314------134---No
 8 OgurRural44,61542,38495%87%--80109039135241344819------10-10---No
 9 BarrRural54,41451,69395%82%-25%9522117577646066611314134---2-27-1No
Total 383,088361,48294870205386760543369502433504834030701450002210321001No
LIRA M.C                               
 1 Central DIVUrban29,282NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Railway DIVUrban7,148NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Ojwina DIVUrban47,266NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Adyel DIVUrban39,542NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 123,23898,96280000000000000000000000000000No
District 506,326460,44491870205386760543369502433504834030701450002210321001No

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