Luuka District

by September 22, 2017

The access rates in Luuka vary from 49 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 730 domestic water points which serve a total of 193,121 people – 187,815 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

97%

Equity

89

Management

80%

Gender

78%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 300
Bukooma
Population 300
BLN Bulongo 400
Bulongo
Population 400
IKM Ikumbya 282
Ikumbya
Population 282
IRN Irongo 442
Irongo
Population 442
LTC Luuka TC 523
Luuka TC
Population 523
NWM Nawampiti 387
Nawampiti
Population 387
BKN Bukanga 520
Bukanga
Population 520
WBG Waibuga 495
Waibuga
Population 495

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 77 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 49 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 22,800
BKN Bukanga 71 %
Bukanga
Population Served 31,312
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,453
IKM Ikumbya 64 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 87 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 49 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,483
WBG Waibuga 93 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,206

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 97 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BKM Bukooma 97 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 74
BKN Bukanga 99 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 113
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 121
IKM Ikumbya 96 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 79
IRN Irongo 92 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 86
LTC Luuka TC 95 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 18
NWM Nawampiti 97 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 83
WBG Waibuga 99 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 136

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
Luuka                               
 1 BukangaRural44,12531,31271%99%--23-2334-34541552-2------------No
 2 BukoomaRural41,51222,80055%97%-----81966167---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban10,8555,30649%-95%-1-16-611-11-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural38,79836,20693%99%-100%46-4651-51381391-11-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural29,95328,45595%98%--1621839-3966-66---------------No
 6 IrongoRural27,94224,23387%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,28523,32464%96%-100%1-1426701714-41-12-2------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,61521,48495%97%--21-2135-3527330---------------No
Total 252,085193,12177979510012541291887195384839213114202202000000No
District 252,085193,12177979510012541291887195384839213114202202000000No

F = Functional; NF = Non-Functional; Tot = Total; YT = Yard Tap; HH = Household Connections; IC = Institutional Connections