Luuka District

by March 28, 2017

The access rates in Luuka vary from 46 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 726 domestic water points which serve a total of 192,527 people – 187,520 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

75%

Rural Functionality

97%

Equity

86

Management

80%

Gender

78%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 298
Bukooma
Population 298
BLN Bulongo 399
Bulongo
Population 399
IKM Ikumbya 285
Ikumbya
Population 285
IRN Irongo 480
Irongo
Population 480
LTC Luuka TC 527
Luuka TC
Population 527
NWM Nawampiti 388
Nawampiti
Population 388
BKN Bukanga 521
Bukanga
Population 521
WBG Waibuga 500
Waibuga
Population 500

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 75 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 46 %

BKM Bukooma 55 %
Bukooma
Population Served 22,500
BKN Bukanga 71 %
Bukanga
Population Served 31,312
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,387
IKM Ikumbya 64 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 80 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 46 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,006
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,556
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 36,206

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 97 %
Urban Functionality 94 %

BKM Bukooma 97 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 73
BKN Bukanga 99 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 113
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 120
IKM Ikumbya 96 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 79
IRN Irongo 92 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 86
LTC Luuka TC 94 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 17
NWM Nawampiti 96 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 82
WBG Waibuga 99 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 136

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 BukangaRural44,20431,31271%99%--23-2334-34541552-2------------No
 2 BukoomaRural41,27322,50055%97%-----81965166---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban10,9265,00646%-94%-1-16-610-10-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,22036,20692%99%-100%46-4651-51381391-11-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural29,88228,38895%98%--1621839-3965-65---------------No
 6 IrongoRural30,32524,23380%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,68423,32464%96%-100%1-1426701714-41-12-2------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,69221,55795%96%--21-2135-3526329---------------No
Total 255,206192,52775979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No
District 255,206192,52775979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No

F = Functional; NF = Non-Functional; Tot = Total; YT = Yard Tap; HH = Household Connections; IC = Institutional Connections