Rukiga District

by December 17, 2017

The access rates in Rukiga vary from 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County to 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County. Rukiga has 857 domestic water points which serve a total of 97,959 people – 82,955 in rural areas. 140 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rukiga has 22 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

82%

Equity

27

Management

93%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MTC Muhanga TC 667
Muhanga TC
Population 667
RWM Rwamucucu 229
Rwamucucu
Population 229
KSH Kashambya 206
Kashambya
Population 206
KMW Kamwezi 209
Kamwezi
Population 209
BKN Bukinda 215
Bukinda
Population 215
Mparo TC Unknown
Mparo TC
Population 0

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

BKN Bukinda 95 %
Bukinda
Population Served 9,557
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 25,899
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 25,325
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 11,372
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 22,171
Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,632

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 82 %
Urban Functionality 92 %

BKN Bukinda 75 %
Bukinda
Functional Sources 85
KMW Kamwezi 86 %
Kamwezi
Functional Sources 133
KSH Kashambya 81 %
Kashambya
Functional Sources 176
MTC Muhanga TC 88 %
Muhanga TC
Functional Sources 75
RWM Rwamucucu 85 %
Rwamucucu
Functional Sources 197
Mparo TC 98 %
Mparo TC
Functional Sources 49

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
RUKIGA                               
 1 KamweziRural27,26325,90095%86%--18422---3694522-22------57966---No
 2 KashambyaRural26,65925,32695%81%--51556---123617------11834152---No
 3 Muhanga TCUrban11,97111,37295%-88%-28432---2-2538------40343---No
 4 BukindaRural10,0609,55795%75%--28735------3-3------542175---No
 5 Mparo TCUrban3,8233,63295%-98%-5-5---1-12-2------41142---No
 6 RwamucucuRural23,33922,17295%85%--4555021321310111------13828166---No
Total 103,11597,9599582920176252012134212544855300000044997546000No
District 103,11597,9599582920176252012134212544855300000044997546000No

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/GFS2213270801190
Groundwater based/Not GFS31020100010
Total25142909011100

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