Mbarara District

by June 19, 2018

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 41 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bugamba Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,495 domestic water points which serve a total of 305,020 people – 232,504 in rural areas. 250 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 1 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

18

Management

99%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKR Bukiro 253
Bukiro
Population 253
KGN Kagongi 290
Kagongi
Population 290
KDV Kakiika DIV 187
Kakiika DIV
Population 187
KSH Kashare 236
Kashare
Population 236
RBY Rubaya 129
Rubaya
Population 129
RBN Rubindi 327
Rubindi
Population 327
RWN Rwanyamahembe 224
Rwanyamahembe
Population 224
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,136
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,136
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,353
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,353
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,359
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,359
BGM Bugamba 242
Bugamba
Population 242
MWZ Mwizi 267
Mwizi
Population 267
NDJ Ndeija 215
Ndeija
Population 215
RGN Rugando 240
Rugando
Population 240
BBR Bubaare 124
Bubaare
Population 124
BDV Biharwe 209
Biharwe
Population 209
NYK Nyakayojo Div 269
Nyakayojo Div
Population 269

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 78 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 68 %
Bubaare
Population Served 16,470
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,629
BKR Bukiro 94 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,838
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 69 %
Mwizi
Population Served 25,910
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,329
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 91 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,556
RBY Rubaya 49 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,567
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,669
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,087

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 78 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 68 %
Bubaare
Population Served 16,470
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,629
BKR Bukiro 94 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,838
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 69 %
Mwizi
Population Served 25,910
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,329
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 91 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,556
RBY Rubaya 49 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,567
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,669
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,087

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 94 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BBR Bubaare 97 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 283
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 192
BGM Bugamba 89 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 425
BKR Bukiro 86 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 200
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 83 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 145
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 277
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 93 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 298
RBY Rubaya 100 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 287
RGN Rugando 92 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 270
RWN Rwanyamahembe 100 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 289

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 KashareRural24,73210,06841%96%-100%----3321425256-2565-52-2-44---No
 2 RubayaRural19,7249,56749%100%-100%---3-319120254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 BukiroRural15,73914,83894%86%--129215381231532155------291645---No
 4 BiharweUrban23,710NWSCNWSC-96%-1-11-164101843187------------Yes
 5 RubindiRural25,75423,55691%93%-100%4354861743719631992-2---491160---No
 6 BubaareRural24,32316,47068%97%-80%3-3215262122323732402-22131-1---No
 7 KagongiRural22,38117,37778%83%-100%311041325213811821-1---281543---No
 8 RwanyamahembeRural29,02419,08766%100%-100%17-1710-1023-23206-2062-2---33-33---No
Total 185,376115,249629496951072413149146397171141,567121,5791501541515146197000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kakiika DIVUrban23,403NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 2 Nyakayojo DivUrban41,288NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 3 Kamukuzi DIVUrban37,711NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Nyamitanga DIVUrban25,039NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kakoba DIVUrban60,297NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 187,72768,23036094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 RugandoRural29,12627,67095%92%--52153213831180484------12815143---No
 2 NdeijaRural34,03232,33095%93%--82119351631447249------1364140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,50735,63295%89%--851196-11-1173780----2226730297---No
 4 MwiziRural37,40425,91069%98%-100%742762131-174111752---1-140-40---No
Total 138,061121,5368894033293253189413125179412496500012357149620000No
District 511,164305,0156094958243049479721991125381632,834422,87618220538784102886000No

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