Mbarara District

by November 23, 2017

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 37 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bugamba Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,465 domestic water points which serve a total of 299,937 people – 227,421 in rural areas. 252 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 1 piped schemes.

Access

59%

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 250
Bukiro
Population 250
KGN Kagongi 286
Kagongi
Population 286
KDV Kakiika DIV 184
Kakiika DIV
Population 184
KSH Kashare 233
Kashare
Population 233
RBY Rubaya 127
Rubaya
Population 127
RBN Rubindi 323
Rubindi
Population 323
RWN Rwanyamahembe 221
Rwanyamahembe
Population 221
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,071
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,071
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,323
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,323
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,342
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,342
BGM Bugamba 239
Bugamba
Population 239
MWZ Mwizi 264
Mwizi
Population 264
NDJ Ndeija 212
Ndeija
Population 212
RGN Rugando 237
Rugando
Population 237
BBR Bubaare 122
Bubaare
Population 122
BDV Biharwe 207
Biharwe
Population 207
NYK Nyakayojo Div 265
Nyakayojo Div
Population 265

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 59 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 35 %

BBR Bubaare 64 %
Bubaare
Population Served 15,370
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 35,180
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 14,688
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 79 %
Kagongi
Population Served 17,377
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 37 %
Kashare
Population Served 9,018
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 25,710
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 31,921
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,403
RBY Rubaya 48 %
Rubaya
Population Served 9,267
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 27,320
RWN Rwanyamahembe 63 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 18,163

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 272
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 192
BGM Bugamba 96 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 454
BKR Bukiro 89 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 205
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 83 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 145
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 271
MWZ Mwizi 99 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources 864
NDJ Ndeija 86 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 247
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Functional Sources 371
RBN Rubindi 92 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 295
RBY Rubaya 99 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 283
RGN Rugando 91 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 264
RWN Rwanyamahembe 97 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 273

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 KashareRural24,4209,01837%96%-86%----331672325512564152-2-11---No
 2 RubayaRural19,4769,26748%99%-100%---21316319254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 BukiroRural15,54014,68895%89%--13821448213155-155------311344---No
 4 BiharweUrban23,411NWSCNWSC-96%-1-11-164101843187------------Yes
 5 RubindiRural25,42923,40392%92%-50%426487-77-71926198112---471259---No
 6 BubaareRural24,01715,37064%94%-100%2-2196251292123822402-23-31-1---No
 7 KagongiRural22,09917,37779%83%-100%2912413253-3784821-1---321143---No
 8 RwanyamahembeRural28,65818,16363%97%-100%17-1782101642019932022-2---33-33---No
Total 183,050111,571619496901042613044186278281061,555191,5741321550515537192000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Kakiika DIVUrban23,108NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 2 Nyakayojo DivUrban40,768NWSCNWSC-95%-30-30819118192613264------61768---Yes
 3 Kamukuzi DIVUrban37,236NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Nyamitanga DIVUrban24,723NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kakoba DIVUrban59,537NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 185,37268,23037093603003014216161834326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 RugandoRural28,75927,32195%91%--50252213651181283------12517142---No
 2 NdeijaRural33,60331,92395%86%--64238715613449-49------1328140---No
 3 BugambaRural37,03435,18295%96%-50%7518931-11-180-80---112297-297---No
 4 MwiziRural36,93325,71070%99%-100%696753-31-1752-752---1-139140---No
Total 136,329120,13688950672584930776139817962296400021359326619000No
District 504,751299,9375994948239275467652691103541572,843272,8701642071881070880000No

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