Buliisa District

by September 21, 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 94,850 people – 86,877 in rural areas. 103 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

73%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

117

Management

96%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 65
Biiso
Population 65
BLS Buliisa 57
Buliisa
Population 57
BTC Buliisa TC 252
Buliisa TC
Population 252
BTB Butiaba 195
Butiaba
Population 195
KGW Kigwera 202
Kigwera
Population 202
KHN Kihungya 220
Kihungya
Population 220
NGW Ngwedo 156
Ngwedo
Population 156

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 76 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,006
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 17,866
BTB Butiaba 25 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,436
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 7,972
KGW Kigwera 80 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,606
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,543
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 19,114

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 74 %
Urban Functionality 98 %

BLS Buliisa 80 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 41
BSO Biiso 68 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 54
BTB Butiaba 70 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 35
BTC Buliisa TC 98 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 41
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 43
KHN Kihungya 56 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 34
NGW Ngwedo 88 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 92

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 ButiabaRural33,4708,73626%82%--------6713516------31132---No
 2 NgwedoRural20,12319,11795%88%--4-41125111623-3------33-334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,71815,00676%63%-----224301646-11------------No
 4 BiisoRural18,80817,86895%68%--671330154510111123------7-7---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,3937,97395%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 6 KigweraRural15,67312,60680%81%-----1041414418-11------19120---No
 7 KihungyaRural14,25813,54595%56%--137201817352351-1------------No
Total 130,44394,850737498023143769391081154215711516000000120312345311No
District 130,44394,850737498023143769391081154215711516000000120312345311No

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