Busia District

by March 28, 2017

The access rates in Busia vary from 48 % in Busime Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 968 domestic water points which serve a total of 264,272 people – 223,717 in rural areas. 145 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

75%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

52

Management

86%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MJN Majanji 1,334
Majanji
Population 1,334
WDV Western DIV 7,042
Western DIV
Population 7,042
EDV Eastern DIV 9,518
Eastern DIV
Population 9,518
BHH Buhehe 403
Buhehe
Population 403
BLM Bulumbi 284
Bulumbi
Population 284
BST Busitema 317
Busitema
Population 317
BTB Buteba 518
Buteba
Population 518
BYN Buyanga 329
Buyanga
Population 329
DBN Dabani 626
Dabani
Population 626
LMN Lumino 247
Lumino
Population 247
MSB Masaba 377
Masaba
Population 377
MSF Masafu 293
Masafu
Population 293
MSN Masinya 973
Masinya
Population 973
SKD Sikuda 576
Sikuda
Population 576
LNY Lunyo 316
Lunyo
Population 316
BSM Busime 372
Busime
Population 372

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 75 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 67 %

BHH Buhehe 93 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,036
BLM Bulumbi 95 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,632
BSM Busime 48 %
Busime
Population Served 9,618
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 17,851
BTB Buteba 65 %
Buteba
Population Served 19,309
BYN Buyanga 78 %
Buyanga
Population Served 16,024
DBN Dabani 74 %
Dabani
Population Served 23,312
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 15,000
LNY Lunyo 83 %
Lunyo
Population Served 13,436
MJN Majanji 86 %
Majanji
Population Served 10,518
MSB Masaba 83 %
Masaba
Population Served 21,024
MSF Masafu 74 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,100
MSN Masinya 58 %
Masinya
Population Served 12,350
SKD Sikuda 67 %
Sikuda
Population Served 13,503
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 86 %
Urban Functionality 76 %

BHH Buhehe 84 %
Buhehe
Functional Sources NWSC
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Functional Sources NWSC
BSM Busime 89 %
Busime
Functional Sources NWSC
BST Busitema 86 %
Busitema
Functional Sources NWSC
BTB Buteba 85 %
Buteba
Functional Sources NWSC
BYN Buyanga 91 %
Buyanga
Functional Sources NWSC
DBN Dabani 91 %
Dabani
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LMN Lumino 88 %
Lumino
Functional Sources NWSC
LNY Lunyo 80 %
Lunyo
Functional Sources NWSC
MJN Majanji 74 %
Majanji
Functional Sources NWSC
MSB Masaba 81 %
Masaba
Functional Sources NWSC
MSF Masafu 95 %
Masafu
Functional Sources NWSC
MSN Masinya 90 %
Masinya
Functional Sources NWSC
SKD Sikuda 78 %
Sikuda
Functional Sources NWSC
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
SAMIA-BUGWE                                
 1 LuminoRural15,79015,00195%88%-100%5-5426385432-21-1---------No
 2 MajanjiRural12,17310,51886%74%-----41522729123------2-2---No
 3 MasabaRural25,21221,02483%81%--6-63710477544-4------314---No
 4 BuheheRural21,48620,03693%84%--4-4819451055516------------No
 5 BusimeRural19,9539,61848%89%-----213263293-3------------No
 6 ButebaRural29,73719,30965%85%--38341538236292-2------------No
 7 MasinyaRural21,29412,35058%90%--1721931422224---------1-1---No
 8 BulumbiRural16,45615,63395%89%-100%32-32628234271231-1---------No
 9 LunyoRural16,16813,43683%80%---113-335641336------------No
 10 DabaniRural31,55223,31274%91%--41546617373402-2------------No
 11 SikudaRural20,07513,50367%78%--19524741116218-11------------No
 12 MasafuRural21,83316,10074%95%--202226-630131---------4-4196-7No
 13 BuyangaRural20,54316,02478%91%--212237-728331314------------No
 14 BusitemaRural18,79317,85395%86%--51662845651---------------No
Total 291,065223,717778601002082122970259543765502261036202000101111,48110187No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban24,790NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban35,630NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 60,42040,555670760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 351,485264,27275867610022122243702696452745263013432020005010601,48110187No

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 GFS21012000010
Total21010000010

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