Kamwenge District

by February 19, 2017

The access rates in Kamwenge vary from 49 % in Bihanga Sub-County to 95 % in Kamwenge Sub-County. Kamwenge has 2,080 domestic water points which serve a total of 346,637 people – 326,582 in rural areas. 177 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kamwenge has 8 piped schemes.

Access

75%

Rural Functionality

91%

Equity

77

Management

98%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KMW Kamwenge 109
Kamwenge
Population 109
NYB Nyabbani 266
Nyabbani
Population 266
RRS Rwamwanja R/S 154
Rwamwanja R/S
Population 154
BGL Biguli 219
Biguli
Population 219
BSR Busiriba 91
Busiriba
Population 91
BWZ Bwizi 268
Bwizi
Population 268
KBM Kabambiro 273
Kabambiro
Population 273
KHN Kahunge 185
Kahunge
Population 185
KTC Kamwenge TC 309
Kamwenge TC
Population 309
BHN Buhanda 343
Buhanda
Population 343
KNR Kanara 88
Kanara
Population 88
KCH Kicheche 284
Kicheche
Population 284
MHY Mahyoro 305
Mahyoro
Population 305
NTR Ntara 311
Ntara
Population 311
NKM Nkoma 1,275
Nkoma
Population 1,275
BHA Bihanga 99
Bihanga
Population 99

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 75 %
Rural Access 74 %
Urban Access 95 %

BGL Biguli 95 %
Biguli
Population Served 36,022
BHA Bihanga 49 %
Bihanga
Population Served 7,584
BHN Buhanda 95 %
Buhanda
Population Served 25,572
BSR Busiriba 95 %
Busiriba
Population Served 29,805
BWZ Bwizi 58 %
Bwizi
Population Served 19,399
KBM Kabambiro 95 %
Kabambiro
Population Served 17,155
KCH Kicheche 95 %
Kicheche
Population Served 28,020
KHN Kahunge 51 %
Kahunge
Population Served 20,643
KMW Kamwenge 95 %
Kamwenge
Population Served 23,929
KNR Kanara 95 %
Kanara
Population Served 14,357
KTC Kamwenge TC NWSC
Kamwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
MHY Mahyoro 82 %
Mahyoro
Population Served 26,184
NKM Nkoma 84 %
Nkoma
Population Served 30,210
NTR Ntara 95 %
Ntara
Population Served 30,397
NYB Nyabbani 72 %
Nyabbani
Population Served 17,284
RRS Rwamwanja R/S Unknown
Rwamwanja R/S
Population Served Unknown

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 91 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BGL Biguli 97 %
Biguli
Functional Sources 227
BHA Bihanga 93 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 40
BHN Buhanda 87 %
Buhanda
Functional Sources 152
BSR Busiriba 92 %
Busiriba
Functional Sources 152
BWZ Bwizi 88 %
Bwizi
Functional Sources 84
KBM Kabambiro 97 %
Kabambiro
Functional Sources 90
KCH Kicheche 90 %
Kicheche
Functional Sources 255
KHN Kahunge 85 %
Kahunge
Functional Sources 83
KMW Kamwenge 75 %
Kamwenge
Functional Sources 98
KNR Kanara 97 %
Kanara
Functional Sources 67
KTC Kamwenge TC NWSC
Kamwenge TC
Functional Sources 194
MHY Mahyoro 90 %
Mahyoro
Functional Sources 101
NKM Nkoma 97 %
Nkoma
Functional Sources 113
NTR Ntara 94 %
Ntara
Functional Sources 166
NYB Nyabbani 94 %
Nyabbani
Functional Sources 81
RRS Rwamwanja R/S Unknown
Rwamwanja R/S
Functional Sources Unknown

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
KIBALE                               
 1 BusiribaRural31,37729,80895%92%--67976762784-4538------------No
 2 BwiziRural33,44719,39958%88%--21526406461-122-22------------No
 3 KabambiroRural18,06017,15795%97%--2622851-518-8516------------No
 4 KamwengeRural25,19023,93195%75%--52106230-30819617------22123---No
 5 Kamwenge TCUrban21,111NWSCNWSC-95%-30-3012-1235810111------1394143509--Yes
 6 BiguliRural37,92236,02695%97%--15-15192211-115419------177-177---No
 7 KahungeRural40,38120,64351%85%--231243623854911516------8311---No
 8 Rwamwanja R/SRural43,60100%---------------------------No
Total 251,089167,019679095023427261264122763010407415890000003262835450900No
KITAGWENDA                               
 1 KanaraRural15,11514,35995%97%--15-15422443-37-7------------No
 2 NkomaRural36,00230,21084%97%--12-1273-73171188210------3-35--No
 3 NtaraRural32,00030,40095%94%--413449481023-312-12------16-16---No
 4 BihangaRural15,6247,58449%93%-----15-1510-1015318------------No
 5 BuhandaRural26,92025,57495%87%--54227632-32---7-7------59-59---No
 6 NyabbaniRural24,10517,28472%94%--29-292512652712214------10-10---No
 7 MahyoroRural32,11326,18482%90%--9-96657111214-14------11516---No
 8 KichecheRural29,49828,02395%90%--3610469-91128-8------20117218---No
Total 211,377179,6188592001963523135616372405458379000000030022322500No
District 462,466346,63775919504306249262028648701585157221790000006265067651400No

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/GFS85120600060
Unknown/Not GFS11000000000
Unknown/GFS10010000010
Surface Water Based/Not GFS22000001020
Groundwater based/Not GFS11000100000
Groundwater based/Unknown22000200020
Total15111309010110

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