Buliisa District

by May 26, 2017

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 26 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 429 domestic water points which serve a total of 92,451 people – 84,605 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

74%

Equity

117

Management

95%

Gender

98%

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 248
Buliisa TC
Population 248
BTB Butiaba 193
Butiaba
Population 193
KGW Kigwera 205
Kigwera
Population 205
KHN Kihungya 216
Kihungya
Population 216
NGW Ngwedo 151
Ngwedo
Population 151

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 72 %
Buliisa
Population Served 13,806
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 17,870
BTB Butiaba 26 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,736
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 7,845
KGW Kigwera 78 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,456
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,257
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 18,474

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 74 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BLS Buliisa 79 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 37
BSO Biiso 68 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 53
BTB Butiaba 71 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 36
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 42
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 42
KHN Kihungya 55 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 33
NGW Ngwedo 88 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 85

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 ButiabaRural33,0828,73626%71%--------7613336------26632---No
 2 NgwedoRural19,44818,47695%88%--4-41124411553-3------33-334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,30713,80672%79%-----134357421-1------------No
 4 BiisoRural18,81317,87295%68%--571229164510111213------7-7---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,2597,84695%-95%----8-8112-11------33-3341311No
 6 KigweraRural15,88512,45678%81%-----1221412618-11------18119---No
 7 KihungyaRural13,95713,25995%55%--137201717342351-1------------No
Total 128,75192,451727495022143668391071113514610616000000117712445311No
District 128,75192,451727495022143668391071113514610616000000117712445311No

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