Buliisa District

by February 26, 2017

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 24 % in Kigwera Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 433 domestic water points which serve a total of 88,389 people – 80,625 in rural areas. 97 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

69%

Rural Functionality

76%

Equity

178

Management

90%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 64
Biiso
Population 64
BLS Buliisa 55
Buliisa
Population 55
BTC Buliisa TC 246
Buliisa TC
Population 246
BTB Butiaba 191
Butiaba
Population 191
KGW Kigwera 203
Kigwera
Population 203
KHN Kihungya 213
Kihungya
Population 213
NGW Ngwedo 149
Ngwedo
Population 149

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 69 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 95 %
Buliisa
Population Served 18,148
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 17,684
BTB Butiaba 29 %
Butiaba
Population Served 9,636
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 7,763
KGW Kigwera 24 %
Kigwera
Population Served 3,750
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,119
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 18,281

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 76 %
Urban Functionality 94 %

BLS Buliisa 86 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 61
BSO Biiso 45 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 37
BTB Butiaba 88 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 51
BTC Buliisa TC 94 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 46
KGW Kigwera 95 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 18
KHN Kihungya 60 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 33
NGW Ngwedo 91 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 90

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 ButiabaRural32,7369,63629%88%--------7512426------40-40---No
 2 NgwedoRural19,24518,28395%91%--4-421350656123------33-334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,10518,15095%86%-----1711832638-22------12113---No
 4 BiisoRural18,61717,68695%45%--76131533487411123------7-7---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,1737,76495%-94%----7-713215-11------26-2641311No
 6 KigweraRural15,7193,75024%95%-----1-1415---------13-13---No
 7 KihungyaRural13,81113,12095%60%--154191317304151-1------------No
Total 127,40688,38969769402610365552107117251427916000000131113245311No
District 127,40688,38969769402610365552107117251427916000000131113245311No

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