Busia District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Busia vary from 60 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 969 domestic water points which serve a total of 266,472 people – 225,605 in rural areas. 145 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

75%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

47

Management

86%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MJN Majanji 1,347
Majanji
Population 1,347
WDV Western DIV 7,107
Western DIV
Population 7,107
EDV Eastern DIV 9,607
Eastern DIV
Population 9,607
BHH Buhehe 406
Buhehe
Population 406
BLM Bulumbi 287
Bulumbi
Population 287
BST Busitema 320
Busitema
Population 320
BTB Buteba 523
Buteba
Population 523
BYN Buyanga 332
Buyanga
Population 332
DBN Dabani 632
Dabani
Population 632
LMN Lumino 250
Lumino
Population 250
MSB Masaba 381
Masaba
Population 381
MSF Masafu 295
Masafu
Population 295
MSN Masinya 982
Masinya
Population 982
SKD Sikuda 581
Sikuda
Population 581
LNY Lunyo 319
Lunyo
Population 319
BSM Busime 375
Busime
Population 375

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 75 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 67 %

BHH Buhehe 92 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,036
BLM Bulumbi 92 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,318
BSM Busime 62 %
Busime
Population Served 12,530
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 18,018
BTB Buteba 64 %
Buteba
Population Served 19,309
BYN Buyanga 85 %
Buyanga
Population Served 17,624
DBN Dabani 73 %
Dabani
Population Served 23,312
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 15,139
LNY Lunyo 64 %
Lunyo
Population Served 10,524
MJN Majanji 88 %
Majanji
Population Served 10,818
MSB Masaba 83 %
Masaba
Population Served 21,024
MSF Masafu 70 %
Masafu
Population Served 15,500
MSN Masinya 60 %
Masinya
Population Served 12,950
SKD Sikuda 67 %
Sikuda
Population Served 13,503
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 86 %
Urban Functionality 76 %

BHH Buhehe 84 %
Buhehe
Functional Sources NWSC
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Functional Sources NWSC
BSM Busime 85 %
Busime
Functional Sources NWSC
BST Busitema 85 %
Busitema
Functional Sources NWSC
BTB Buteba 85 %
Buteba
Functional Sources NWSC
BYN Buyanga 90 %
Buyanga
Functional Sources NWSC
DBN Dabani 91 %
Dabani
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LMN Lumino 88 %
Lumino
Functional Sources NWSC
LNY Lunyo 82 %
Lunyo
Functional Sources NWSC
MJN Majanji 75 %
Majanji
Functional Sources NWSC
MSB Masaba 81 %
Masaba
Functional Sources NWSC
MSF Masafu 95 %
Masafu
Functional Sources NWSC
MSN Masinya 90 %
Masinya
Functional Sources NWSC
SKD Sikuda 80 %
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 LuminoRural15,93715,14095%88%-100%5-5426385432-21-1---------No
 2 MajanjiRural12,28610,81888%75%-----51622729123------2-2---No
 3 MasabaRural25,44621,02483%81%--6-63710477544-4------314---No
 4 BuheheRural21,68620,03692%84%--4-4819451055516------------No
 5 BusimeRural20,13812,53062%85%---11415315365-5------------No
 6 ButebaRural30,01419,30964%85%--38341538236292-2------------No
 7 MasinyaRural21,49212,95060%90%--1721931424226---------1-1---No
 8 BulumbiRural16,60915,31892%89%-100%27-27617224261231-1---------No
 9 LunyoRural16,31810,52464%82%-----1-130434134------------No
 10 DabaniRural31,84623,31273%91%--41546617373402-2------------No
 11 SikudaRural20,26113,50367%80%--20424741116218-11------------No
 12 MasafuRural22,03715,50070%95%--202226-628129---------4-4196-7No
 13 BuyangaRural20,73417,62485%90%--2622871829332314------------No
 14 BusitemaRural18,96818,02095%85%--42662845651---------------No
Total 293,772225,607778601002082122971259643765502261036202000101111,48110187No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban25,020NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban35,962NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 60,98240,870670760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 354,726266,47275867610022122243712697452745263013432020005010601,48110187No

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