Buhweju District

by December 10, 2018

The access rates in Buhweju vary from 32 % in Engaju Sub-County to 95 % in Nsiika TC Sub-County. Buhweju has 486 domestic water points which serve a total of 80,866 people – 74,789 in rural areas. 28 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buhweju has 7 piped schemes.

Access

59%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

86

Management

91%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nsiika TC 213
Nsiika TC
Population 213
BRR Burere 136
Burere
Population 136
ENG Engaju 108
Engaju
Population 108
KRN Karungu 353
Karungu
Population 353
NYK Nyakishana 247
Nyakishana
Population 247
BTS Bitsya 281
Bitsya
Population 281
BHN Bihanga 156
Bihanga
Population 156
RWN Rwengwe 208
Rwengwe
Population 208
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC Unknown
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population 0

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 59 %
Rural Access 57 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 86 %
Bihanga
Population Served 13,062
BRR Burere 72 %
Burere
Population Served 15,810
BTS Bitsya 54 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 32 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,915
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,889
KRN Karungu 50 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,786
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,188
NYK Nyakishana 42 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 8,680
RWN Rwengwe 72 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,656

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 59 %
Rural Access 57 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 86 %
Bihanga
Population Served 13,062
BRR Burere 72 %
Burere
Population Served 15,810
BTS Bitsya 54 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 32 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,915
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,889
KRN Karungu 50 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,786
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,188
NYK Nyakishana 42 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 8,680
RWN Rwengwe 72 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,656

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 94 %
Urban Functionality 97 %

BHN Bihanga 93 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 64
BRR Burere 97 %
Burere
Functional Sources 94
BTS Bitsya 95 %
Bitsya
Functional Sources 55
ENG Engaju 95 %
Engaju
Functional Sources 36
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 97 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Functional Sources 32
KRN Karungu 92 %
Karungu
Functional Sources 47
NTC Nsiika TC 97 %
Nsiika TC
Functional Sources 30
NYK Nyakishana 92 %
Nyakishana
Functional Sources 46
RWN Rwengwe 92 %
Rwengwe
Functional Sources 54

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
Buhweju                               
 1 BitsyaRural18,1429,88054%95%--35-35---1-15-5------14317---No
 2 Nsiika TCUrban3,3563,18895%-97%-6172-2---3-3------19-19---No
 3 BihangaRural15,10113,06286%93%--441455-5---112------14317---No
 4 NyakishanaRural20,4508,68042%92%--18220516---5-5------18119---No
 5 BurereRural22,02315,81072%97%--501511-1---9110------34135---No
 6 EngajuRural21,6036,91532%95%--201214-4---3-3------9110---No
 7 KASHENYI-KAJANI TCUrban3,0412,88995%-97%-23-23------617------3-3---No
 8 KarunguRural17,5138,78650%92%--331342-2---6-6------639---No
 9 RwengweRural16,25511,65672%92%--31132729---1-1------15217---No
Total 137,47380,86659949702608268263291013934200000013214146000No
District 137,47380,86659949702608268263291013934200000013214146000No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS75200600040
Unknown/Not GFS21000000000
Total96200600040

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