Mbarara District

by April 20, 2018

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 41 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bugamba Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,490 domestic water points which serve a total of 303,417 people – 230,901 in rural areas. 308 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 1 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

93%

Equity

18

Management

99%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKR Bukiro 252
Bukiro
Population 252
KGN Kagongi 289
Kagongi
Population 289
KDV Kakiika DIV 186
Kakiika DIV
Population 186
KSH Kashare 235
Kashare
Population 235
RBY Rubaya 128
Rubaya
Population 128
RBN Rubindi 326
Rubindi
Population 326
RWN Rwanyamahembe 223
Rwanyamahembe
Population 223
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,117
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,117
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,344
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,344
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,354
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,354
BGM Bugamba 241
Bugamba
Population 241
MWZ Mwizi 266
Mwizi
Population 266
NDJ Ndeija 214
Ndeija
Population 214
RGN Rugando 239
Rugando
Population 239
BBR Bubaare 123
Bubaare
Population 123
BDV Biharwe 208
Biharwe
Population 208
NYK Nyakayojo Div 268
Nyakayojo Div
Population 268

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 60 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 66 %
Bubaare
Population Served 15,970
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,498
BKR Bukiro 94 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,688
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 78 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,377
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 41 %
Kashare
Population Served 10,068
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 25,910
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,209
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,556
RBY Rubaya 47 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,267
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,566
RWN Rwanyamahembe 65 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 18,787

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 60 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 66 %
Bubaare
Population Served 15,970
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,498
BKR Bukiro 94 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,688
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 78 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,377
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 41 %
Kashare
Population Served 10,068
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 25,910
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,209
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,556
RBY Rubaya 47 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,267
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,566
RWN Rwanyamahembe 65 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 18,787

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 93 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BBR Bubaare 92 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 269
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 192
BGM Bugamba 89 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 425
BKR Bukiro 89 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 205
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 89 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 155
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 93 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 267
MWZ Mwizi 98 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources 858
NDJ Ndeija 93 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 273
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Functional Sources 371
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 294
RBY Rubaya 90 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 259
RGN Rugando 90 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 265
RWN Rwanyamahembe 94 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 272

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
KASHARI                               
 1 KashareRural24,64110,06841%93%-57%---123169252479256325112314---No
 2 RubayaRural19,6519,26747%90%-100%----3314519236182543-3---9211---No
 3 BukiroRural15,68014,68894%89%--174215381231523155------301444---No
 4 BiharweUrban23,622NWSCNWSC-96%-1-11-164101843187------------Yes
 5 RubindiRural25,65923,55692%92%-100%4084843752719271992-2---53760---No
 6 BubaareRural24,23315,97066%92%--2-2214251582323010240-22-331-1---No
 7 KagongiRural22,29917,37778%89%-100%37441415213811821-1---311243---No
 8 RwanyamahembeRural28,91718,78765%94%-50%1611710-10148222033206112---29433---No
Total 184,690113,998629296551131713046166273391121,525541,5791051514515640196000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kakiika DIVUrban23,317NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 2 Nyakayojo DivUrban41,135NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 3 Kamukuzi DIVUrban37,572NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Nyamitanga DIVUrban24,946NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kakoba DIVUrban60,074NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 187,03168,23036094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 RugandoRural29,01927,56895%90%--50353213921178684------12617143---No
 2 NdeijaRural33,90632,21195%93%--82119351631447249------1364140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,36835,50095%89%--851196-11-1173780----2226730297---No
 4 MwiziRural37,26625,91070%98%-100%742762131-174111752---1-140-40---No
Total 137,551121,1838894033291273189413134179392696500012356951620000No
District 509,272303,4116093955443444478692190102591612,790862,8761372026878798885000No

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
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS81000002000
Surface Water Based/GFS1812060201000
Total2713060204000

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