Luuka District

by February 17, 2018

The access rates in Luuka vary from 48 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 733 domestic water points which serve a total of 194,164 people – 188,858 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

97%

Equity

88

Management

80%

Gender

78%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 302
Bukooma
Population 302
BLN Bulongo 403
Bulongo
Population 403
IKM Ikumbya 285
Ikumbya
Population 285
IRN Irongo 446
Irongo
Population 446
LTC Luuka TC 528
Luuka TC
Population 528
NWM Nawampiti 390
Nawampiti
Population 390
BKN Bukanga 524
Bukanga
Population 524
WBG Waibuga 499
Waibuga
Population 499

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 76 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 48 %

BKM Bukooma 56 %
Bukooma
Population Served 23,400
BKN Bukanga 70 %
Bukanga
Population Served 31,312
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,706
IKM Ikumbya 64 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 86 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 48 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,306
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,674
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 95 %

BKM Bukooma 97 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 76
BKN Bukanga 99 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 113
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 121
IKM Ikumbya 96 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 79
IRN Irongo 92 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 86
LTC Luuka TC 95 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 18
NWM Nawampiti 97 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 84
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 BukangaRural44,51731,31270%99%--23-2334-34541552-2------------No
 2 BukoomaRural41,88023,40056%97%-----81968169---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban10,9525,30648%-95%-1-16-611-11-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,14236,20692%99%-100%46-4651-51381391-11-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural30,21928,70895%98%--1621839-3966-66---------------No
 6 IrongoRural28,19024,23386%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,60723,32464%96%-100%1-1426701714-41-12-2------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,81621,67595%97%--21-2135-3528331---------------No
Total 254,323194,16476979510012541291887195387839513114202202000000No
District 254,323194,16476979510012541291887195387839513114202202000000No

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