Mbarara District

by October 18, 2018

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 43 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bukiro Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,553 domestic water points which serve a total of 309,055 people – 236,503 in rural areas. 213 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 1 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

95%

Equity

18

Management

97%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKR Bukiro 255
Bukiro
Population 255
KGN Kagongi 292
Kagongi
Population 292
KDV Kakiika DIV 188
Kakiika DIV
Population 188
KSH Kashare 238
Kashare
Population 238
RBY Rubaya 130
Rubaya
Population 130
RBN Rubindi 329
Rubindi
Population 329
RWN Rwanyamahembe 226
Rwanyamahembe
Population 226
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,174
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,174
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,370
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,370
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,369
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,369
BGM Bugamba 244
Bugamba
Population 244
MWZ Mwizi 269
Mwizi
Population 269
NDJ Ndeija 217
Ndeija
Population 217
RGN Rugando 242
Rugando
Population 242
BBR Bubaare 125
Bubaare
Population 125
BDV Biharwe 211
Biharwe
Population 211
NYK Nyakayojo Div 271
Nyakayojo Div
Population 271

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 60 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 69 %
Bubaare
Population Served 16,830
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,890
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,060
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 78 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,577
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 43 %
Kashare
Population Served 10,692
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,558
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,565
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 51 %
Rubaya
Population Served 10,167
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,871
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,429

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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 60 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 34 %

BBR Bubaare 69 %
Bubaare
Population Served 16,830
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,890
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,060
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 78 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,577
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 43 %
Kashare
Population Served 10,692
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,558
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 32,565
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 51 %
Rubaya
Population Served 10,167
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,871
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,429

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 95 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BBR Bubaare 96 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 291
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 198
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 453
BKR Bukiro 87 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 209
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 79 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 139
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 282
MWZ Mwizi 99 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources 871
NDJ Ndeija 96 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 282
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Functional Sources 371
RBN Rubindi 93 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 300
RBY Rubaya 99 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 288
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 282
RWN Rwanyamahembe 100 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 297

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
KASHARI                               
 1 KashareRural24,91310,69243%96%-100%----3322527260-2605-52-2-44---No
 2 RubayaRural19,86910,16751%99%-100%---3-320222254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 BukiroRural15,85415,06195%87%--129215383141601161------291645---No
 4 BiharweUrban23,884NWSCNWSC-97%-1-11-164101903193------------Yes
 5 RubindiRural25,94323,85692%93%-100%4264861753819721992-2---501060---No
 6 BubaareRural24,50116,83069%96%-80%3-3197262312424552502-22131-1---No
 7 KagongiRural22,54517,57778%79%-100%301242145213802821-1---261743---No
 8 RwanyamahembeRural29,23719,42966%100%-100%17-1710-1024-24213-2132-2---33-33---No
Total 186,735117,9336394979510527132451863105171221,599131,6121501541515047197000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kakiika DIVUrban23,575NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 2 Nyakayojo DivUrban41,591NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 3 Kamukuzi DIVUrban37,988NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Nyamitanga DIVUrban25,222NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kakoba DIVUrban60,739NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 189,10368,23036094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 RugandoRural29,34027,87395%95%--53-533-3651182284------1387145---No
 2 NdeijaRural34,28132,56795%96%--92395156-4449-49------140-140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,78235,89395%95%--841397-111-180-80----222889297---No
 4 MwiziRural37,67926,55870%99%-100%781793-31-174911760---1-140-40---No
Total 139,072122,884889703330717324761389179601397300012360616622000No
District 514,910309,0476095958244244486662591129421712,885322,9171822053881870888000No

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/GFS1812060201000
Total2713060204000

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