Kamwenge District

by November 23, 2017

The access rates in Kamwenge vary from 59 % in Bwizi Sub-County to 95 % in Kamwenge Sub-County. Kamwenge has 2,374 domestic water points which serve a total of 364,174 people – 343,524 in rural areas. 349 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kamwenge has 8 piped schemes.

Access

81%

Rural Functionality

84%

Equity

54

Management

92%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KMW Kamwenge 107
Kamwenge
Population 107
NYB Nyabbani 272
Nyabbani
Population 272
RRS Rwamwanja R/S 159
Rwamwanja R/S
Population 159
BGL Biguli 222
Biguli
Population 222
BSR Busiriba 92
Busiriba
Population 92
BWZ Bwizi 259
Bwizi
Population 259
KBM Kabambiro 264
Kabambiro
Population 264
KHN Kahunge 187
Kahunge
Population 187
KTC Kamwenge TC 318
Kamwenge TC
Population 318
BHN Buhanda 343
Buhanda
Population 343
KNR Kanara 89
Kanara
Population 89
KCH Kicheche 284
Kicheche
Population 284
MHY Mahyoro 311
Mahyoro
Population 311
NTR Ntara 313
Ntara
Population 313
NKM Nkoma 806
Nkoma
Population 806
BHA Bihanga 103
Bihanga
Population 103

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 81 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 95 %

BGL Biguli 95 %
Biguli
Population Served 36,458
BHA Bihanga 87 %
Bihanga
Population Served 14,069
BHN Buhanda 95 %
Buhanda
Population Served 25,568
BSR Busiriba 95 %
Busiriba
Population Served 29,911
BWZ Bwizi 59 %
Bwizi
Population Served 18,999
KBM Kabambiro 95 %
Kabambiro
Population Served 16,596
KCH Kicheche 95 %
Kicheche
Population Served 28,077
KHN Kahunge 89 %
Kahunge
Population Served 36,443
KMW Kamwenge 95 %
Kamwenge
Population Served 23,446
KNR Kanara 95 %
Kanara
Population Served 14,569
KTC Kamwenge TC NWSC
Kamwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
MHY Mahyoro 86 %
Mahyoro
Population Served 28,284
NKM Nkoma 95 %
Nkoma
Population Served 21,613
NTR Ntara 95 %
Ntara
Population Served 30,586
NYB Nyabbani 77 %
Nyabbani
Population Served 18,884
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 84 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BGL Biguli 100 %
Biguli
Functional Sources 233
BHA Bihanga 100 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 62
BHN Buhanda 86 %
Buhanda
Functional Sources 158
BSR Busiriba 56 %
Busiriba
Functional Sources 102
BWZ Bwizi 68 %
Bwizi
Functional Sources 63
KBM Kabambiro 98 %
Kabambiro
Functional Sources 95
KCH Kicheche 79 %
Kicheche
Functional Sources 249
KHN Kahunge 93 %
Kahunge
Functional Sources 183
KMW Kamwenge 81 %
Kamwenge
Functional Sources 180
KNR Kanara 71 %
Kanara
Functional Sources 46
KTC Kamwenge TC NWSC
Kamwenge TC
Functional Sources 194
MHY Mahyoro 92 %
Mahyoro
Functional Sources 110
NKM Nkoma 90 %
Nkoma
Functional Sources 114
NTR Ntara 83 %
Ntara
Functional Sources 153
NYB Nyabbani 91 %
Nyabbani
Functional Sources 83
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 BusiribaRural31,48829,91495%56%--433982453479325448------7-7---No
 2 BwiziRural32,30118,99959%68%--168242422461-122-22------------No
 3 NkomaRural22,75321,61595%90%--831148553441459312------5-55--No
 4 BihangaRural16,15014,06987%100%--1-136-3610-1015-15------------No
 5 KabambiroRural17,47116,59795%98%--2823052-529-96-6------------No
 6 KamwengeRural24,68323,44995%81%--4817652312359211347------978105---No
 7 Kamwenge TCUrban21,737NWSCNWSC-95%-30-3012-1235810111------1394143509--Yes
 8 BiguliRural38,39536,45895%100%--1511621-211-119-19------177-177---No
 9 KahungeRural40,83336,44389%93%--2022242143651113316------1023105---No
 10 Rwamwanja R/SRural44,99800%---------------------------No
Total 290,809218,19475859502087228030174375771592101151160000005241553950900No
KITAGWENDA                               
 1 KanaraRural15,33814,57195%71%--1151631839123347------------No
 2 NtaraRural32,19930,58995%83%--3684492161083-38513------14216---No
 3 BuhandaRural26,91725,57195%86%--57197635540---8-8------58159---No
 4 NyabbaniRural24,68318,88477%91%--271282733081913114------8210---No
 5 MahyoroRural32,70728,28486%92%--9-9762782-214-14------9716---No
 6 KichecheRural29,55828,08095%79%--4510558192-2617------18854242---No
Total 161,402145,98090840018643229271353062532852116300000028066346500No
District 452,211364,174818495039411550957210968110218120153261790000008048188551400No

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