Buliisa District

by August 18, 2018

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 25 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 447 domestic water points which serve a total of 98,151 people – 89,830 in rural areas. 118 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

72%

Rural Functionality

71%

Equity

120

Management

90%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 68
Biiso
Population 68
BLS Buliisa 60
Buliisa
Population 60
BTC Buliisa TC 263
Buliisa TC
Population 263
BTB Butiaba 204
Butiaba
Population 204
KGW Kigwera 211
Kigwera
Population 211
KHN Kihungya 230
Kihungya
Population 230
NGW Ngwedo 163
Ngwedo
Population 163

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 71 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 14,706
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 18,644
BTB Butiaba 25 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,886
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,320
KGW Kigwera 79 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 14,133
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 19,947

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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 72 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 14,706
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 18,644
BTB Butiaba 25 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,886
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,320
KGW Kigwera 79 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 14,133
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 19,947

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 71 %
Urban Functionality 98 %

BLS Buliisa 62 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 31
BSO Biiso 70 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 57
BTB Butiaba 83 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 43
BTC Buliisa TC 98 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 41
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 44
KHN Kihungya 59 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 36
NGW Ngwedo 71 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 72

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 ButiabaRural34,9298,88625%83%--------6713516------32133---No
 2 NgwedoRural21,00019,95095%71%--4-4213441862123------249334--No
 3 BuliisaRural20,57815,30674%62%-----123321648-11------------No
 4 BiisoRural19,62818,64795%70%--1031327184510111123------9-9---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,7598,32195%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 6 KigweraRural16,35612,90679%81%-----1141514418-11------19120---No
 7 KihungyaRural14,87914,13595%59%--137202114351451-1------------No
Total 136,11197,542727198027103770391091095015997160000001141212645311No
District 136,11197,542727198027103770391091095015997160000001141212645311No

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