Buliisa District

by March 30, 2017

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 30 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 437 domestic water points which serve a total of 93,267 people – 85,474 in rural areas. 104 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

73%

Rural Functionality

74%

Equity

100

Management

95%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BSO Biiso 64
Biiso
Population 64
BLS Buliisa 56
Buliisa
Population 56
BTC Buliisa TC 247
Buliisa TC
Population 247
BTB Butiaba 192
Butiaba
Population 192
KGW Kigwera 204
Kigwera
Population 204
KHN Kihungya 214
Kihungya
Population 214
NGW Ngwedo 150
Ngwedo
Population 150

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 73 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 72 %
Buliisa
Population Served 13,806
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 17,751
BTB Butiaba 30 %
Butiaba
Population Served 9,936
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 7,793
KGW Kigwera 79 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,456
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 13,169
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 18,350

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 69 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 41
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 ButiabaRural32,8619,93630%69%--------7613336------31940---No
 2 NgwedoRural19,31818,35295%88%--4-41124411553-3------33-334--No
 3 BuliisaRural19,17713,80672%79%-----134357421-1------------No
 4 BiisoRural18,68817,75495%68%--571229164510111213------7-7---No
 5 Buliisa TCUrban8,2047,79495%-95%----8-8112-11------33-3341311No
 6 KigweraRural15,77912,45679%81%-----1221412618-11------18119---No
 7 KihungyaRural13,86313,17095%55%--137201717342351-1------------No
Total 127,89093,2677374950221436683910711135146106160000001221013245311No
District 127,89093,2677374950221436683910711135146106160000001221013245311No

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