Buvuma District

by July 26, 2017

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 69 % in Busamuzi Sub-County. Buvuma has 173 domestic water points which serve a total of 40,140 people – 34,840 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buvuma has 1 piped schemes.

Access

38%

Rural Functionality

89%

Equity

850

Management

91%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BWM Bweema 329
Bweema
Population 329
LWJ Lwajje 482
Lwajje
Population 482
LYB Lyabaana 1,458
Lyabaana
Population 1,458
BGY Bugaya 223
Bugaya
Population 223
BSM Busamuzi 277
Busamuzi
Population 277
BTC Buvuma TC 263
Buvuma TC
Population 263
NRM Nairambi 310
Nairambi
Population 310
LBY Lubya 3,341
Lubya
Population 3,341
BWY Buwooya 458
Buwooya
Population 458

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 38 %
Rural Access 37 %
Urban Access 46 %

BGY Bugaya 28 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,618
BSM Busamuzi 69 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,250
BTC Buvuma TC 46 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 5,300
BWM Bweema 26 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 34 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,412
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 12 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 49 %
Nairambi
Population Served 11,203

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 89 %
Urban Functionality 86 %

BGY Bugaya 60 %
Bugaya
Functional Sources 6
BSM Busamuzi 94 %
Busamuzi
Functional Sources 46
BTC Buvuma TC 86 %
Buvuma TC
Functional Sources 19
BWM Bweema 85 %
Bweema
Functional Sources 11
BWY Buwooya 82 %
Buwooya
Functional Sources 18
LBY Lubya 100 %
Lubya
Functional Sources 2
LWJ Lwajje 50 %
Lwajje
Functional Sources 1
LYB Lyabaana 100 %
Lyabaana
Functional Sources 5
NRM Nairambi 94 %
Nairambi
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
BUVUMA ISLANDS                               
 1 LyabaanaRural8,155300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 2 BusamuziRural19,17913,25069%94%--13-131331619-19---------1-1---No
 3 BweemaRural10,2762,71526%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 4 LubyaRural7,528120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 5 BuwooyaRural15,9455,41234%82%--3-312315-113-3------------No
 6 BugayaRural5,7291,61828%60%--112134---4-4------------No
 7 LwajjeRural5,17160012%50%--------112---------------No
 8 NairambiRural22,77311,20349%94%--5-58-8153181-1------16-16---No
 9 Buvuma TCUrban11,5955,30046%-86%-4-42-29110---------426---No
Total 106,35140,14038898602612745954446501721900000021223000No
District 106,33440,14038898602612745954446501721900000021223000No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS10010000000
Total10010000000

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