Buhweju District

by May 24, 2017

The access rates in Buhweju vary from 30 % in Engaju Sub-County to 95 % in Nsiika TC Sub-County. Buhweju has 424 domestic water points which serve a total of 73,136 people – 70,166 in rural areas. 27 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buhweju has 8 piped schemes.

Access

54%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

90

Management

89%

Gender

93%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nsiika TC 199
Nsiika TC
Population 199
BRR Burere 132
Burere
Population 132
ENG Engaju 106
Engaju
Population 106
KRN Karungu 340
Karungu
Population 340
NYK Nyakishana 255
Nyakishana
Population 255
BTS Bitsya 268
Bitsya
Population 268
BHN Bihanga 164
Bihanga
Population 164
RWN Rwengwe 236
Rwengwe
Population 236

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 53 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 69 %
Bihanga
Population Served 10,962
BRR Burere 44 %
Burere
Population Served 9,354
BTS Bitsya 57 %
Bitsya
Population Served 9,880
ENG Engaju 30 %
Engaju
Population Served 6,412
KRN Karungu 50 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,380
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 2,970
NYK Nyakishana 43 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 9,180
RWN Rwengwe 87 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 15,998

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 90 %

BHN Bihanga 98 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 55
BRR Burere 96 %
Burere
Functional Sources 54
BTS Bitsya 98 %
Bitsya
Functional Sources 57
ENG Engaju 94 %
Engaju
Functional Sources 32
KRN Karungu 92 %
Karungu
Functional Sources 44
NTC Nsiika TC 90 %
Nsiika TC
Functional Sources 28
NYK Nyakishana 91 %
Nyakishana
Functional Sources 48
RWN Rwengwe 90 %
Rwengwe
Functional Sources 79

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 BitsyaRural17,3459,88057%98%--35-35---1-15-5------16117---No
 2 Nsiika TCUrban3,1262,97095%-90%-6172-2---213------18119---No
 3 BihangaRural15,83910,96269%98%--42-425-5---2-2------617---No
 4 NyakishanaRural21,1129,18043%91%--21324415---5-5------18119---No
 5 BurereRural21,4819,35444%96%--42-421-1---819------314---No
 6 EngajuRural21,2696,41230%94%--161174-41-12-2------9110---No
 7 KarunguRural16,8608,38050%92%--311322-2---5-5------639---No
 8 RwengweRural18,45415,99887%90%--466529-9---718------17219---No
Total 135,48673,13654949002391225127128202363390000009311104000No
District 135,48673,13654949002391225127128202363390000009311104000No

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/GFS86200700050
Unknown/Not GFS21000000000
Total107200700050

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