Luuka District

by February 19, 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 192,421 people – 187,415 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

76%

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 297
Bukooma
Population 297
BLN Bulongo 398
Bulongo
Population 398
IKM Ikumbya 285
Ikumbya
Population 285
IRN Irongo 479
Irongo
Population 479
LTC Luuka TC 526
Luuka TC
Population 526
NWM Nawampiti 387
Nawampiti
Population 387
BKN Bukanga 520
Bukanga
Population 520
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 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 28,327
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 21,511
WBG Waibuga 93 %
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 BukangaRural44,11131,31271%99%--23-2334-34541552-2------------No
 2 BukoomaRural41,18622,50055%97%-----81965166---------------No
 3 Luuka TCUrban10,9035,00646%-94%-1-16-610-10-11------------No
 4 WaibugaRural39,13736,20693%99%-100%46-4651-51381391-11-1---------No
 5 BulongoRural29,81928,32895%98%--1621839-3965-65---------------No
 6 IrongoRural30,26124,23380%92%--1721911415521536-6------------No
 7 IkumbyaRural36,60623,32464%96%-100%1-1426701714-41-12-2------No
 8 NawampitiRural22,64421,51295%96%--21-2135-3526329---------------No
Total 254,667192,42176979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No
District 254,667192,42176979410012541291887195380838813114202202000000No

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