Buhweju District

by September 25, 2017

The access rates in Buhweju vary from 30 % in Engaju Sub-County to 95 % in Nsiika TC Sub-County. Buhweju has 430 domestic water points which serve a total of 71,577 people – 65,736 in rural areas. 27 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buhweju has 7 piped schemes.

Access

54%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

79

Management

90%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nsiika TC 205
Nsiika TC
Population 205
BRR Burere 130
Burere
Population 130
ENG Engaju 104
Engaju
Population 104
KRN Karungu 339
Karungu
Population 339
NYK Nyakishana 237
Nyakishana
Population 237
BTS Bitsya 270
Bitsya
Population 270
BHN Bihanga 150
Bihanga
Population 150
RWN Rwengwe 200
Rwengwe
Population 200
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 54 %
Rural Access 52 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 77 %
Bihanga
Population Served 11,162
BRR Burere 50 %
Burere
Population Served 10,560
BTS Bitsya 57 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 30 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,312
KRN Karungu 51 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,586
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,064
NYK Nyakishana 41 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 7,980
RWN Rwengwe 72 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,256
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,777

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 92 %

BHN Bihanga 98 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 56
BRR Burere 97 %
Burere
Functional Sources 61
BTS Bitsya 98 %
Bitsya
Functional Sources 57
ENG Engaju 94 %
Engaju
Functional Sources 32
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
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 94 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Functional Sources 31

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 BitsyaRural17,4399,88057%98%--35-35---1-15-5------16117---No
 2 Nsiika TCUrban3,2263,06595%-90%-6172-2---213------18119---No
 3 BihangaRural14,51511,16277%98%--43-435-5---2-2------617---No
 4 NyakishanaRural19,6567,98041%89%--15318415---5-5------18119---No
 5 BurereRural21,16810,56050%97%--48-481-1---9110------314---No
 6 EngajuRural20,7656,31230%94%--171184-4---2-2------9110---No
 7 KASHENYI-KAJANI TCUrban2,9232,77795%-94%-23-23------617------213---No
 8 KarunguRural16,8348,58651%92%--321332-2---6-6------639---No
 9 RwengweRural15,62411,25672%88%--246309-9---1-1------16117---No
Total 132,15071,57754949202431225527128101383410000009411105000No
District 132,15071,57754949202431225527128101383410000009411105000No

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