Luuka District

by June 19, 2018

The access rates in Luuka vary from 48 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 741 domestic water points which serve a total of 195,879 people – 190,573 in rural areas. 34 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Luuka has 1 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

96%

Equity

85

Management

80%

Gender

78%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 304
Bukooma
Population 304
BLN Bulongo 406
Bulongo
Population 406
IKM Ikumbya 287
Ikumbya
Population 287
IRN Irongo 449
Irongo
Population 449
LTC Luuka TC 532
Luuka TC
Population 532
NWM Nawampiti 393
Nawampiti
Population 393
BKN Bukanga 528
Bukanga
Population 528
WBG Waibuga 503
Waibuga
Population 503

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 76 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 48 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 23,400
BKN Bukanga 72 %
Bukanga
Population Served 32,362
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,914
IKM Ikumbya 63 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 85 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 48 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,831
WBG Waibuga 93 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,506

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 76 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 48 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 23,400
BKN Bukanga 72 %
Bukanga
Population Served 32,362
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,914
IKM Ikumbya 63 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 85 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 48 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,831
WBG Waibuga 93 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,506

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 96 %
Urban Functionality 89 %

BKM Bukooma 96 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 75
BKN Bukanga 98 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 118
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 120
IKM Ikumbya 91 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 75
IRN Irongo 92 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 86
LTC Luuka TC 89 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 17
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 83
WBG Waibuga 96 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 133

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 BukangaRural44,83932,36272%98%--23-2333134532552-2------7-77--No
 2 BukoomaRural42,18423,40055%96%-----81967269---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban11,0315,30648%-89%-1-16-610111-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,42636,50693%96%-100%46-464925138240-111-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural30,43828,91695%98%--162183813966-66---------------No
 6 IrongoRural28,39524,23385%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,87223,32463%91%-33%1-1426665714-41-1-22------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,98121,83295%95%--21-2135-3527431---------------No
Total 256,151195,876769689501254129184111953791739612214202022707700No
District 256,151195,876769689501254129184111953791739612214202022707700No

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
Groundwater based/Unknown11000001001
Total11000001001

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