Mbarara District

by May 24, 2017

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 18 % in Biharwe Sub-County to 95 % in Bugamba Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,460 domestic water points which serve a total of 332,357 people – 227,087 in rural areas. 252 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

18

Management

92%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKR Bukiro 249
Bukiro
Population 249
KGN Kagongi 288
Kagongi
Population 288
KDV Kakiika DIV 186
Kakiika DIV
Population 186
KSH Kashare 233
Kashare
Population 233
RBY Rubaya 127
Rubaya
Population 127
RBN Rubindi 334
Rubindi
Population 334
RWN Rwanyamahembe 216
Rwanyamahembe
Population 216
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,022
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,022
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,254
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,254
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,344
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,344
BGM Bugamba 241
Bugamba
Population 241
MWZ Mwizi 264
Mwizi
Population 264
NDJ Ndeija 212
Ndeija
Population 212
RGN Rugando 235
Rugando
Population 235
BBR Bubaare 123
Bubaare
Population 123
BDV Biharwe 206
Biharwe
Population 206
NYK Nyakayojo 264
Nyakayojo
Population 264

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 35,515
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,688
KDV Kakiika DIV 30 %
Kakiika DIV
Population Served 7,044
KGN Kagongi 78 %
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 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,028
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 31,819
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo 63 %
Nyakayojo
Population Served 25,734
RBN Rubindi 89 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,403
RBY Rubaya 48 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,264
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,066
RWN Rwanyamahembe 65 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 18,157

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 271
BDV Biharwe 96 %
Biharwe
Functional Sources 188
BGM Bugamba 96 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 454
BKR Bukiro 89 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 205
KDV Kakiika DIV 85 %
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 83 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 146
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 266
MWZ Mwizi 99 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources 870
NDJ Ndeija 86 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 247
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NYK Nyakayojo 95 %
Nyakayojo
Functional Sources 371
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 295
RBY Rubaya 99 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 282
RGN Rugando 91 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 264
RWN Rwanyamahembe 97 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 272

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 RugandoRural28,49127,06695%91%--50252213651181283------12517142---No
 2 NdeijaRural33,49631,82195%86%-100%64238715613449-49---1-11328140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,38635,51795%96%-50%7518931-11-180-80---112297-297---No
 4 MwiziRural36,95726,02870%99%-100%696753-32-2757-757---1-139140---No
Total 136,330120,4328895957528849337157222116371,22751,23200031465433687000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kamukuzi DIVUrban36,124NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Nyamitanga DIVUrban24,760NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Kakoba DIVUrban58,963NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 119,84768,23057000000000000000000000000000No
KASHARI                               
 1 KashareRural24,4038,69436%96%-86%----331572225112524152-2-11---No
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban23,3367,04430%-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---No
 3 NyakayojoUrban40,62525,73463%-95%-30-30819118192613264------61768---No
 4 RubayaRural19,4329,26448%99%-100%---21316319253-2533-3---11-11---No
 5 BukiroRural15,49914,68895%89%--13821448213155-155------311344---No
 6 BiharweUrban23,3024,26218%-96%-1-11-164101803183------------No
 7 RubindiRural26,29623,40389%92%-50%426487-77-71926198112---471259---No
 8 BubaareRural24,27915,07062%94%-100%2-2196251192023822402-23-31-1---No
 9 KagongiRural22,23417,38078%83%-100%2912413253-3794831-1---321143---No
 10 RwanyamahembeRural27,97518,15765%97%-100%17-1782101642019832012-2---33-33---No
Total 247,381143,695589393841042613050196981381191,612221,6341642050515637193000No
District 503,558332,3576694948339275467652691102541562,839272,8661642081981070880000No

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