Busia District

by November 20, 2017

The access rates in Busia vary from 60 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,010 domestic water points which serve a total of 274,345 people – 234,370 in rural areas. 78 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

49

Management

83%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MJN Majanji 1,298
Majanji
Population 1,298
WDV Western DIV 7,101
Western DIV
Population 7,101
EDV Eastern DIV 9,355
Eastern DIV
Population 9,355
BHH Buhehe 410
Buhehe
Population 410
BLM Bulumbi 288
Bulumbi
Population 288
BST Busitema 319
Busitema
Population 319
BTB Buteba 527
Buteba
Population 527
BYN Buyanga 322
Buyanga
Population 322
DBN Dabani 633
Dabani
Population 633
LMN Lumino 252
Lumino
Population 252
MSB Masaba 383
Masaba
Population 383
MSF Masafu 297
Masafu
Population 297
MSN Masinya 1,003
Masinya
Population 1,003
SKD Sikuda 587
Sikuda
Population 587
LNY Lunyo 321
Lunyo
Population 321
BSM Busime 379
Busime
Population 379

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 80 %
Urban Access 67 %

BHH Buhehe 93 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,336
BLM Bulumbi 95 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 66 %
Busime
Population Served 13,430
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 17,980
BTB Buteba 69 %
Buteba
Population Served 20,815
BYN Buyanga 95 %
Buyanga
Population Served 19,133
DBN Dabani 77 %
Dabani
Population Served 24,418
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 15,287
LNY Lunyo 66 %
Lunyo
Population Served 10,824
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,249
MSB Masaba 84 %
Masaba
Population Served 21,624
MSF Masafu 73 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,100
MSN Masinya 60 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,250
SKD Sikuda 69 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,103
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 94 %
Urban Functionality 76 %

BHH Buhehe 93 %
Buhehe
Functional Sources NWSC
BLM Bulumbi 92 %
Bulumbi
Functional Sources NWSC
BSM Busime 90 %
Busime
Functional Sources NWSC
BST Busitema 94 %
Busitema
Functional Sources NWSC
BTB Buteba 84 %
Buteba
Functional Sources NWSC
BYN Buyanga 96 %
Buyanga
Functional Sources NWSC
DBN Dabani 98 %
Dabani
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LMN Lumino 91 %
Lumino
Functional Sources NWSC
LNY Lunyo 95 %
Lunyo
Functional Sources NWSC
MJN Majanji 93 %
Majanji
Functional Sources NWSC
MSB Masaba 100 %
Masaba
Functional Sources NWSC
MSF Masafu 97 %
Masafu
Functional Sources NWSC
MSN Masinya 96 %
Masinya
Functional Sources NWSC
SKD Sikuda 95 %
Sikuda
Functional Sources NWSC
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
SAMIA-BUGWE                                
 1 LuminoRural16,09315,28895%91%-100%5-5527413442-21-1---------No
 2 MajanjiRural11,84211,25095%93%-----7-731233213------2-2---No
 3 MasabaRural25,60721,62484%100%--6-610-1056-564-4------4-4---No
 4 BuheheRural21,86220,33693%93%--4-49-952456516------------No
 5 BusimeRural20,34413,43066%90%--1-141536339415------------No
 6 ButebaRural30,26320,81569%84%--30114111-11283313-3------------No
 7 MasinyaRural21,96413,25060%96%--19-1931426127---------1-1---No
 8 BulumbiRural16,70015,81895%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 9 LunyoRural16,39710,82466%95%-----1-134135314------------No
 10 DabaniRural31,88324,41877%98%--47-478-841142213------------No
 11 SikudaRural20,44514,10369%95%--24-2410111182201-1------------No
 12 MasafuRural22,16616,10073%97%--22-2242631-31---------4-4196-7No
 13 BuyangaRural20,14219,13595%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 14 BusitemaRural18,92717,98195%94%--5168-850353---------------No
Total 294,635234,37080940100215182339571025072353032739202000110111,48110187No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban25,000NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban35,020NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 60,02039,975670760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 354,655274,3457794761002281924795810352232554361046202000519601,48110187No

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 GFS21012000010
Total21010000010

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