Mbarara District

by March 28, 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 332,033 people – 226,763 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

18

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 127
Rubaya
Population 127
RBN Rubindi 332
Rubindi
Population 332
RWN Rwanyamahembe 215
Rwanyamahembe
Population 215
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,006
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,006
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,246
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,246
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,340
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,340
BGM Bugamba 240
Bugamba
Population 240
MWZ Mwizi 263
Mwizi
Population 263
NDJ Ndeija 211
Ndeija
Population 211
RGN Rugando 234
Rugando
Population 234
BBR Bubaare 123
Bubaare
Population 123
BDV Biharwe 205
Biharwe
Population 205
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 35,397
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,675
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 71 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,028
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 31,713
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo 64 %
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 26,975
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 87 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 250
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 RugandoRural28,39726,97795%91%--50252213651181283------12517142---No
 2 NdeijaRural33,38431,71595%87%-100%64238715613449-49---1-11355140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,26235,39995%96%-50%7518931-11-180-80---112297-297---No
 4 MwiziRural36,83426,02871%99%-100%696753-32-2757-757---1-139140---No
Total 135,877120,1198895957528849337157222116371,22751,23200031465730687000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kamukuzi DIVUrban36,004NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Nyamitanga DIVUrban24,678NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Kakoba DIVUrban58,768NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 119,45068,23057000000000000000000000000000No
KASHARI                               
 1 KashareRural24,3218,69436%96%-86%----331572225112524152-2-11---No
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban23,2597,04430%-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---No
 3 NyakayojoUrban40,49025,73464%-95%-30-30819118192613264------61768---No
 4 RubayaRural19,3689,26448%99%-100%---21316319253-2533-3---11-11---No
 5 BukiroRural15,44814,67695%89%--13821448213155-155------311344---No
 6 BiharweUrban23,2254,26218%-96%-1-11-164101803183------------No
 7 RubindiRural26,20923,40389%92%-50%426487-77-71926198112---471259---No
 8 BubaareRural24,19915,07062%94%-100%2-2196251192023822402-23-31-1---No
 9 KagongiRural22,16017,38078%83%-100%2912413253-3794831-1---321143---No
 10 RwanyamahembeRural27,88218,15765%97%-100%17-1782101642019832012-2---33-33---No
Total 246,561143,684589393841042613050196981381191,612221,6341642050515637193000No
District 501,888332,0336694948339275467652691102541562,839272,8661642081981367880000No

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