Luuka District

by August 18, 2018

The access rates in Luuka vary from 48 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 752 domestic water points which serve a total of 199,059 people – 193,753 in rural areas. 34 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Luuka has 1 piped schemes.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

96%

Equity

81

Management

81%

Gender

79%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 305
Bukooma
Population 305
BLN Bulongo 407
Bulongo
Population 407
IKM Ikumbya 288
Ikumbya
Population 288
IRN Irongo 451
Irongo
Population 451
LTC Luuka TC 534
Luuka TC
Population 534
NWM Nawampiti 395
Nawampiti
Population 395
BKN Bukanga 530
Bukanga
Population 530
WBG Waibuga 504
Waibuga
Population 504

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 77 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 48 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 23,400
BKN Bukanga 77 %
Bukanga
Population Served 34,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 29,017
IKM Ikumbya 65 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,924
IRN Irongo 86 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,533
LTC Luuka TC 48 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,908
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,506

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 77 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 48 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 23,400
BKN Bukanga 77 %
Bukanga
Population Served 34,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 29,017
IKM Ikumbya 65 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,924
IRN Irongo 86 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,533
LTC Luuka TC 48 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,908
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,506

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 96 %
Urban Functionality 89 %

BKM Bukooma 96 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 75
BKN Bukanga 98 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 125
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 121
IKM Ikumbya 92 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 77
IRN Irongo 93 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 87
LTC Luuka TC 89 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 17
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 83
WBG Waibuga 96 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 133

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
Luuka                               
 1 BukangaRural44,99834,46277%98%--23-2340141532552-2------7-77--No
 2 BukoomaRural42,33323,40055%96%-----81967269---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban11,0705,30648%-89%-1-16-610111-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,56636,50692%96%-100%46-464925138240-111-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural30,54529,01895%98%--162183914066-66---------------No
 6 IrongoRural28,49524,53386%93%--1721912416521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural37,00323,92465%92%-33%1-1426685734-41-1-22------No
 8 NawampitiRural23,06321,91095%95%--21-2135-3527431---------------No
Total 257,058199,056779689501254129193112043811739812214202022707700No
District 257,058199,056779689501254129193112043811739812214202022707700No

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
Groundwater based/Unknown11000001001
Total11000001001

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