Buhweju District

by June 17, 2018

The access rates in Buhweju vary from 30 % in Engaju Sub-County to 95 % in Nsiika TC Sub-County. Buhweju has 432 domestic water points which serve a total of 72,019 people – 66,036 in rural areas. 29 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buhweju has 7 piped schemes.

Access

53%

Rural Functionality

93%

Equity

82

Management

90%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nsiika TC 210
Nsiika TC
Population 210
BRR Burere 134
Burere
Population 134
ENG Engaju 106
Engaju
Population 106
KRN Karungu 347
Karungu
Population 347
NYK Nyakishana 243
Nyakishana
Population 243
BTS Bitsya 276
Bitsya
Population 276
BHN Bihanga 154
Bihanga
Population 154
RWN Rwengwe 205
Rwengwe
Population 205
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 53 %
Rural Access 51 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 75 %
Bihanga
Population Served 11,162
BRR Burere 50 %
Burere
Population Served 10,860
BTS Bitsya 55 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 30 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,312
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,844
KRN Karungu 50 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,586
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,139
NYK Nyakishana 40 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 7,980
RWN Rwengwe 70 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,256

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 53 %
Rural Access 51 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 75 %
Bihanga
Population Served 11,162
BRR Burere 50 %
Burere
Population Served 10,860
BTS Bitsya 55 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 30 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,312
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,844
KRN Karungu 50 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,586
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,139
NYK Nyakishana 40 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 7,980
RWN Rwengwe 70 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,256

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 93 %
Urban Functionality 92 %

BHN Bihanga 95 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 54
BRR Burere 97 %
Burere
Functional Sources 63
BTS Bitsya 98 %
Bitsya
Functional Sources 57
ENG Engaju 94 %
Engaju
Functional Sources 32
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 94 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Functional Sources 31
KRN Karungu 92 %
Karungu
Functional Sources 46
NTC Nsiika TC 90 %
Nsiika TC
Functional Sources 28
NYK Nyakishana 89 %
Nyakishana
Functional Sources 42
RWN Rwengwe 88 %
Rwengwe
Functional Sources 50

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 BitsyaRural17,8629,88055%98%--35-35---1-15-5------16117---No
 2 Nsiika TCUrban3,3043,13995%-90%-6172-2---213------18119---No
 3 BihangaRural14,86811,16275%95%--421435-5---112------617---No
 4 NyakishanaRural20,1347,98040%89%--15318415---5-5------18119---No
 5 BurereRural21,68210,86050%97%--48-481-1---9110------516---No
 6 EngajuRural21,2696,31230%94%--171184-4---2-2------9110---No
 7 KASHENYI-KAJANI TCUrban2,9942,84495%-94%-23-23------617------213---No
 8 KarunguRural17,2438,58650%92%--321332-2---6-6------639---No
 9 RwengweRural16,00411,25670%88%--246309-9---1-1------16117---No
Total 135,34972,01953939202421325527128101374410000009611107000No
District 135,34972,01953939202421325527128101374410000009611107000No

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