Luuka District

by July 25, 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 192,862 people – 187,857 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

75%

Rural Functionality

97%

Equity

87

Management

80%

Gender

78%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKM Bukooma 300
Bukooma
Population 300
BLN Bulongo 401
Bulongo
Population 401
IKM Ikumbya 287
Ikumbya
Population 287
IRN Irongo 483
Irongo
Population 483
LTC Luuka TC 530
Luuka TC
Population 530
NWM Nawampiti 391
Nawampiti
Population 391
BKN Bukanga 524
Bukanga
Population 524
WBG Waibuga 503
Waibuga
Population 503

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 76 %
Urban Access 46 %

BKM Bukooma 54 %
Bukooma
Population Served 22,500
BKN Bukanga 70 %
Bukanga
Population Served 31,312
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 28,579
IKM Ikumbya 63 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 23,324
IRN Irongo 79 %
Irongo
Population Served 24,233
LTC Luuka TC 46 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,006
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 21,703
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 BukangaRural44,50431,31270%99%--23-2334-34541552-2------------No
 2 BukoomaRural41,55322,50054%97%-----81965166---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban11,0005,00646%-94%-1-16-610-10-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,48636,20692%99%-100%46-4651-51381391-11-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural30,08528,58195%98%--1621839-3965-65---------------No
 6 IrongoRural30,53124,23379%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,93323,32463%96%-100%1-1426701714-41-12-2------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,84621,70495%96%--21-2135-3526329---------------No
Total 256,938192,86675979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No
District 256,923192,86275979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No

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