Buliisa District

by November 20, 2017

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 26 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 441 domestic water points which serve a total of 95,463 people – 87,427 in rural areas. 125 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

73%

Rural Functionality

69%

Equity

116

Management

90%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 65
Biiso
Population 65
BLS Buliisa 58
Buliisa
Population 58
BTC Buliisa TC 254
Buliisa TC
Population 254
BTB Butiaba 197
Butiaba
Population 197
KGW Kigwera 204
Kigwera
Population 204
KHN Kihungya 222
Kihungya
Population 222
NGW Ngwedo 157
Ngwedo
Population 157

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 73 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 74 %
Buliisa
Population Served 14,706
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 18,006
BTB Butiaba 26 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,886
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,035
KGW Kigwera 82 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,650
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 19,265

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 69 %
Urban Functionality 98 %

BLS Buliisa 62 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 31
BSO Biiso 69 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 56
BTB Butiaba 83 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 43
BTC Buliisa TC 98 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 41
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 44
KHN Kihungya 48 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 29
NGW Ngwedo 71 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 72

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
BULIISA                               
 1 ButiabaRural33,7358,88626%83%--------6713516------32133---No
 2 NgwedoRural20,28219,26895%71%--4-4213411859123------249334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,87414,70674%62%-----123301646-11------------No
 4 BiisoRural18,95718,00995%69%--1031326194510111123------9-9---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,4598,03695%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 6 KigweraRural15,79712,90682%81%-----1141514418-11------19120---No
 7 KihungyaRural14,37013,65295%48%--13720161935-55---------------No
Total 131,47495,463736998027103764451091035115487150000001141212645311No
District 131,47495,463736998027103764451091035115487150000001141212645311No

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/Not GFS22000000010
Groundwater based/Unknown11000100000
Unknown/GFS11000000000
Unknown/Not GFS11000000000
Total55000100010

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