Mbarara District

by February 19, 2017

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 18 % in Biharwe Sub-County to 95 % in Bukiro Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,460 domestic water points which serve a total of 331,796 people – 226,525 in rural areas. 249 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 1 piped schemes.

Access

66%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

19

Management

92%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKR Bukiro 248
Bukiro
Population 248
KGN Kagongi 287
Kagongi
Population 287
KDV Kakiika DIV 185
Kakiika DIV
Population 185
KSH Kashare 232
Kashare
Population 232
RBY Rubaya 126
Rubaya
Population 126
RBN Rubindi 332
Rubindi
Population 332
RWN Rwanyamahembe 215
Rwanyamahembe
Population 215
KKB Kakoba DIV 4,995
Kakoba DIV
Population 4,995
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,242
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,242
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,337
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,337
BGM Bugamba 240
Bugamba
Population 240
MWZ Mwizi 262
Mwizi
Population 262
NDJ Ndeija 211
Ndeija
Population 211
RGN Rugando 233
Rugando
Population 233
BBR Bubaare 123
Bubaare
Population 123
BDV Biharwe 204
Biharwe
Population 204
NYK Nyakayojo 263
Nyakayojo
Population 263

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 66 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 51 %

BBR Bubaare 62 %
Bubaare
Population Served 15,070
BDV Biharwe 18 %
Biharwe
Population Served 4,262
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,320
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,643
KDV Kakiika DIV 30 %
Kakiika DIV
Population Served 7,044
KGN Kagongi 79 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,380
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 36 %
Kashare
Population Served 8,694
MWZ Mwizi 71 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,028
NDJ Ndeija NWSC
Ndeija
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo 64 %
Nyakayojo
Population Served 25,734
RBN Rubindi NWSC
Rubindi
Population Served NWSC
RBY Rubaya 48 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,264
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 26,917
RWN Rwanyamahembe NWSC
Rwanyamahembe
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 94 %

BBR Bubaare 94 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources NWSC
BDV Biharwe 96 %
Biharwe
Functional Sources NWSC
BGM Bugamba 96 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources NWSC
BKR Bukiro 89 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources NWSC
KDV Kakiika DIV 85 %
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
KGN Kagongi 83 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources NWSC
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources NWSC
MWZ Mwizi 99 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources NWSC
NDJ Ndeija NWSC
Ndeija
Functional Sources NWSC
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo 95 %
Nyakayojo
Functional Sources NWSC
RBN Rubindi NWSC
Rubindi
Functional Sources NWSC
RBY Rubaya 99 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources NWSC
RGN Rugando 91 %
Rugando
Functional Sources NWSC
RWN Rwanyamahembe NWSC
Rwanyamahembe
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
RWAMPARA                               
 1 RugandoRural28,33526,91895%91%--50252213651181283------12517142---No
 2 NdeijaRural33,312NWSCNWSC87%-100%64238715613449-49---1-11355140---Yes
 3 BugambaRural37,18135,32295%96%-50%7518931-11-180-80---112297-297---No
 4 MwiziRural36,75426,02871%99%-100%696753-32-2757-757---1-139140---No
Total 135,582119,9148895957528849337157222116371,22751,23200031465730687000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kamukuzi DIVUrban35,926NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Nyamitanga DIVUrban24,625NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Kakoba DIVUrban58,640NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 119,19168,23057000000000000000000000000000No
KASHARI                               
 1 KashareRural24,2698,69436%96%-86%----331572225112524152-2-11---No
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban23,2087,04430%-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---No
 3 NyakayojoUrban40,40325,73464%-95%-30-30819118192613264------61768---No
 4 RubayaRural19,3269,26448%99%-100%---21316319253-2533-3---11-11---No
 5 BukiroRural15,41414,64395%89%--13821448213155-155------311344---No
 6 BiharweUrban23,1754,26218%-96%-1-11-164101803183------------No
 7 RubindiRural26,152NWSCNWSC92%-50%426487-77-71926198112---471259---Yes
 8 BubaareRural24,14615,07062%94%-100%2-2196251192023822402-23-31-1---No
 9 KagongiRural22,11217,38079%83%-100%2912413253-3794831-1---321143---No
 10 RwanyamahembeRural27,822NWSCNWSC97%-100%17-1782101642019832012-2---33-33---Yes
Total 246,027143,652589393841042613050196981381191,612221,6341642050515637193000No
District 500,800331,7966694948339275467652691102541562,839272,8661642081981367880000No

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/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS81000002000
Surface Water Based/GFS1410040001000
Total2311040004000

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