Buliisa District

by July 25, 2017

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 26 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 433 domestic water points which serve a total of 92,999 people – 85,098 in rural areas. 101 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

72%

Rural Functionality

75%

Equity

119

Management

95%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 65
Biiso
Population 65
BLS Buliisa 56
Buliisa
Population 56
BTC Buliisa TC 250
Buliisa TC
Population 250
BTB Butiaba 195
Butiaba
Population 195
KGW Kigwera 207
Kigwera
Population 207
KHN Kihungya 217
Kihungya
Population 217
NGW Ngwedo 152
Ngwedo
Population 152

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 72 %
Rural Access 70 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 13,806
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 17,997
BTB Butiaba 26 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,736
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 7,900
KGW Kigwera 79 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,606
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,350
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 18,604

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 75 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BLS Buliisa 79 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 37
BSO Biiso 68 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 54
BTB Butiaba 71 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 36
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 42
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 43
KHN Kihungya 56 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 34
NGW Ngwedo 88 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 86

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
BULIISA                               
 1 ButiabaRural33,3158,73626%71%--------7613336------26632---No
 2 NgwedoRural19,58518,60695%88%--4-41124511563-3------33-334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,44313,80671%79%-----134357421-1------------No
 4 BiisoRural18,94617,99995%68%--671329164510111213------7-7---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,3177,90195%-95%----8-8112-11------33-3341311No
 6 KigweraRural15,99712,60679%81%-----1221412618-11------19120---No
 7 KihungyaRural14,05513,35295%56%--137201817352351-1------------No
Total 129,65893,006727595023143769391081123514710616000000118712545311No
District 129,64292,999727595023143769391081123514710616000000118712545311No

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
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000000010
Groundwater based/Unknown11000100000
Unknown/GFS11000000000
Unknown/Not GFS11000000000
Total55000100010

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