Mbale District

by February 24, 2018

The access rates in Mbale vary from 27 % in Nakaloke Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,480 domestic water points which serve a total of 380,919 people – 265,245 in rural areas. 204 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbale has 6 piped schemes.

Access

71%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

127

Management

90%

Gender

87%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKN Bukonde 1,543
Bukonde
Population 1,543
NYN Nyondo 550
Nyondo
Population 550
BFM Bufumbo 2,489
Bufumbo
Population 2,489
BMB Bumbobi 741
Bumbobi
Population 741
BKS Bukasakya 1,731
Bukasakya
Population 1,731
BKH Bukhiende 606
Bukhiende
Population 606
BNG Bungokho 651
Bungokho
Population 651
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 1,529
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 1,529
WNL Wanale 907
Wanale
Population 907
BSU Busiu 496
Busiu
Population 496
NKL Nakaloke 566
Nakaloke
Population 566
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,182
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,182
IDV Industrial DIV 4,526
Industrial DIV
Population 4,526
WDV Wanale DIV 2,324
Wanale DIV
Population 2,324
LWS Lwasso 1,137
Lwasso
Population 1,137
NDV Northern DIV 5,819
Northern DIV
Population 5,819
BBY Bubyangu 764
Bubyangu
Population 764
BDW Budwale 778
Budwale
Population 778
BSN Busano 635
Busano
Population 635
NMN Namanyonyi 1,180
Namanyonyi
Population 1,180
BSB Busoba 601
Busoba
Population 601
BMS Bumasikye 494
Bumasikye
Population 494
LKH Lukhonge 575
Lukhonge
Population 575
Busiu TC Unknown
Busiu TC
Population 0
Namabasa Unknown
Namabasa
Population 0
Nabumali TC Unknown
Nabumali 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 71 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 82 %

BBY Bubyangu 54 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,151
BFM Bufumbo 95 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 20,864
BKH Bukhiende 79 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 56 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,980
BKS Bukasakya 67 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 63 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 11,400
BMS Bumasikye 72 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 9,812
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 95 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 61 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,268
BSB Busoba 71 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,556
BSN Busano 88 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 44 %
Busiu
Population Served 10,856
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 64 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 6,865
LWS Lwasso 68 %
Lwasso
Population Served 6,856
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 4,700
NMN Namanyonyi 54 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 18,500
NTC Nakaloke TC 38 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,930
NYN Nyondo 30 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 14,070
Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,038
Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,472
Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 3,882

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 87 %

BBY Bubyangu 97 %
Bubyangu
Functional Sources 65
BDW Budwale 99 %
Budwale
Functional Sources 73
BFM Bufumbo 86 %
Bufumbo
Functional Sources 99
BKH Bukhiende 77 %
Bukhiende
Functional Sources 71
BKN Bukonde 48 %
Bukonde
Functional Sources 36
BKS Bukasakya 94 %
Bukasakya
Functional Sources 79
BMB Bumbobi 88 %
Bumbobi
Functional Sources 52
BMS Bumasikye 92 %
Bumasikye
Functional Sources 34
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 96 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Functional Sources 157
BNG Bungokho 88 %
Bungokho
Functional Sources 78
BSB Busoba 76 %
Busoba
Functional Sources 54
BSN Busano 73 %
Busano
Functional Sources 61
BSU Busiu 88 %
Busiu
Functional Sources 35
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LKH Lukhonge 79 %
Lukhonge
Functional Sources 22
LWS Lwasso 78 %
Lwasso
Functional Sources 32
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NKL Nakaloke 100 %
Nakaloke
Functional Sources 19
NMN Namanyonyi 84 %
Namanyonyi
Functional Sources 70
NTC Nakaloke TC 92 %
Nakaloke TC
Functional Sources 49
NYN Nyondo 100 %
Nyondo
Functional Sources 16
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
WNL Wanale 97 %
Wanale
Functional Sources 92
Busiu TC 71 %
Busiu TC
Functional Sources 10
Namabasa 93 %
Namabasa
Functional Sources 27
Nabumali TC 87 %
Nabumali TC
Functional Sources 45

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
BUNGOKHO                               
 1 BusanoRural16,44714,40688%73%--30333---2131-1------281846---No
 2 BukasakyaRural32,99721,95067%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 3 BungokhoRural31,77119,26861%88%--31-312-225530213------18523---No
 4 BusiuRural24,62010,85644%88%--4-4538222241-1------3-3---No
 5 Nabumali TCUrban4,0863,88295%-87%-22123---101113-3------10515---No
 6 BumbobiRural18,18411,40063%88%--15318---9211---------28230---No
 7 Bungokho MutotoRural28,29726,85395%96%--27-273-34-41-1------1227129---No
 8 NamabasaRural7,8667,47395%93%--4-4---222241-1------------No
 9 Busiu TCUrban2,1452,03895%-71%-3-3-22729---------------No
 10 BukondeRural21,24911,98056%48%--18826----11325------152843---No
 11 BubyanguRural23,39412,55054%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 12 NyondoRural9,6032,90030%100%--7-7---1-1---------8-8---No
 13 Nakaloke TCUrban31,15811,93038%-92%-181193-3193225-5------4-4---No
 14 BudwaleRural8,5818,15295%99%--55-55------314------15-15---No
 15 WanaleRural14,81314,07295%97%--44246------112------47-47---No
 16 NakalokeRural17,4694,70027%100%--10-10---9-9---------------No
 17 BusobaRural23,19016,55671%76%--322341-1171128-11------437---No
 18 BukhiendeRural24,31319,23079%77%--384421-122527426------61016---No
 19 LukhongeRural10,7266,86564%79%---221-118220224------1-1---No
 20 NamanyonyiRural34,22218,50054%84%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 21 BufumboRural21,96420,86695%86%--82688---1-1314------13922---No
 22 LwassoRural10,0116,85668%78%--19120------2-2------11819---No
 23 BumasikyeRural13,5879,81272%92%--7-731423124112------------No
Total 430,693283,0946686870549355843874527149320331245000000385101486000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Industrial DIVUrban44,642NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Wanale DIVUrban16,141NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Northern DIVUrban42,191NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 102,97497,82595000000000000000000000000000No
District 533,667380,9197186870549355843874527149320331245000000385101486000No

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
Unknown/GFS64020000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Surface Water Based/GFS11000000000
Unknown/Not GFS10000000000
Total95020001000

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