Busia District

by September 25, 2017

The access rates in Busia vary from 61 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,010 domestic water points which serve a total of 273,860 people – 234,043 in rural areas. 78 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

49

Management

83%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MJN Majanji 1,292
Majanji
Population 1,292
WDV Western DIV 7,068
Western DIV
Population 7,068
EDV Eastern DIV 9,311
Eastern DIV
Population 9,311
BHH Buhehe 408
Buhehe
Population 408
BLM Bulumbi 287
Bulumbi
Population 287
BST Busitema 318
Busitema
Population 318
BTB Buteba 525
Buteba
Population 525
BYN Buyanga 321
Buyanga
Population 321
DBN Dabani 630
Dabani
Population 630
LMN Lumino 251
Lumino
Population 251
MSB Masaba 381
Masaba
Population 381
MSF Masafu 296
Masafu
Population 296
MSN Masinya 999
Masinya
Population 999
SKD Sikuda 584
Sikuda
Population 584
LNY Lunyo 319
Lunyo
Population 319
BSM Busime 377
Busime
Population 377

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 78 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 67 %

BHH Buhehe 93 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,336
BLM Bulumbi 95 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,789
BSM Busime 66 %
Busime
Population Served 13,430
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 17,894
BTB Buteba 69 %
Buteba
Population Served 20,815
BYN Buyanga 95 %
Buyanga
Population Served 19,042
DBN Dabani 77 %
Dabani
Population Served 24,418
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 15,214
LNY Lunyo 66 %
Lunyo
Population Served 10,824
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,196
MSB Masaba 85 %
Masaba
Population Served 21,624
MSF Masafu 73 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,100
MSN Masinya 61 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,250
SKD Sikuda 69 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,103
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 94 %
Urban Functionality 76 %

BHH Buhehe 93 %
Buhehe
Functional Sources NWSC
BLM Bulumbi 92 %
Bulumbi
Functional Sources NWSC
BSM Busime 90 %
Busime
Functional Sources NWSC
BST Busitema 94 %
Busitema
Functional Sources NWSC
BTB Buteba 84 %
Buteba
Functional Sources NWSC
BYN Buyanga 96 %
Buyanga
Functional Sources NWSC
DBN Dabani 98 %
Dabani
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LMN Lumino 91 %
Lumino
Functional Sources NWSC
LNY Lunyo 95 %
Lunyo
Functional Sources NWSC
MJN Majanji 93 %
Majanji
Functional Sources NWSC
MSB Masaba 100 %
Masaba
Functional Sources NWSC
MSF Masafu 97 %
Masafu
Functional Sources NWSC
MSN Masinya 96 %
Masinya
Functional Sources NWSC
SKD Sikuda 95 %
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 LuminoRural16,01715,21695%91%-100%5-5527413442-21-1---------No
 2 MajanjiRural11,78611,19795%93%-----7-731233213------2-2---No
 3 MasabaRural25,48621,62485%100%--6-610-1056-564-4------4-4---No
 4 BuheheRural21,75920,33693%93%--4-49-952456516------------No
 5 BusimeRural20,24813,43066%90%--1-141536339415------------No
 6 ButebaRural30,12020,81569%84%--30114111-11283313-3------------No
 7 MasinyaRural21,85913,25061%96%--19-1931426127---------1-1---No
 8 BulumbiRural16,62115,79095%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 9 LunyoRural16,31910,82466%95%-----1-134135314------------No
 10 DabaniRural31,73124,41877%98%--47-478-841142213------------No
 11 SikudaRural20,34814,10369%95%--24-2410111182201-1------------No
 12 MasafuRural22,06116,10073%97%--22-2242631-31---------4-4196-7No
 13 BuyangaRural20,04619,04495%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 14 BusitemaRural18,83717,89595%94%--5168-850353---------------No
Total 293,238234,04380940100215182339571025072353032739202000110111,48110187No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban24,881NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban34,854NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 59,73539,817670760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 352,973273,8607894761002281924795810352232554361046202000519601,48110187No

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