Busia District

by February 17, 2018

The access rates in Busia vary from 60 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,010 domestic water points which serve a total of 275,026 people – 234,804 in rural areas. 78 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

77%

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 1,308
Majanji
Population 1,308
WDV Western DIV 7,154
Western DIV
Population 7,154
EDV Eastern DIV 9,425
Eastern DIV
Population 9,425
BHH Buhehe 413
Buhehe
Population 413
BLM Bulumbi 290
Bulumbi
Population 290
BST Busitema 322
Busitema
Population 322
BTB Buteba 531
Buteba
Population 531
BYN Buyanga 325
Buyanga
Population 325
DBN Dabani 638
Dabani
Population 638
LMN Lumino 254
Lumino
Population 254
MSB Masaba 386
Masaba
Population 386
MSF Masafu 299
Masafu
Population 299
MSN Masinya 1,011
Masinya
Population 1,011
SKD Sikuda 591
Sikuda
Population 591
LNY Lunyo 323
Lunyo
Population 323
BSM Busime 382
Busime
Population 382

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 77 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 67 %

BHH Buhehe 92 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,336
BLM Bulumbi 94 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 66 %
Busime
Population Served 13,430
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 18,113
BTB Buteba 68 %
Buteba
Population Served 20,815
BYN Buyanga 95 %
Buyanga
Population Served 19,230
DBN Dabani 76 %
Dabani
Population Served 24,424
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 15,400
LNY Lunyo 66 %
Lunyo
Population Served 10,824
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,333
MSB Masaba 84 %
Masaba
Population Served 21,624
MSF Masafu 72 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,100
MSN Masinya 60 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,250
SKD Sikuda 68 %
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 LuminoRural16,21315,40295%91%-100%5-5527413442-21-1---------No
 2 MajanjiRural11,93011,33495%93%-----7-731233213------2-2---No
 3 MasabaRural25,79721,62484%100%--6-610-1056-564-4------4-4---No
 4 BuheheRural22,02520,33692%93%--4-49-952456516------------No
 5 BusimeRural20,49513,43066%90%--1-141536339415------------No
 6 ButebaRural30,48820,81568%84%--30114111-11283313-3------------No
 7 MasinyaRural22,12713,25060%96%--19-1931426127---------1-1---No
 8 BulumbiRural16,82415,81894%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 9 LunyoRural16,51910,82466%95%-----1-134135314------------No
 10 DabaniRural32,11924,42476%98%--47-478-841142213---------91-No
 11 SikudaRural20,59714,10368%95%--24-2410111182201-1------------No
 12 MasafuRural22,33116,10072%97%--22-2242631-31---------4-4196-7No
 13 BuyangaRural20,29119,23095%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 14 BusitemaRural19,06818,11595%94%--5168-850353---------------No
Total 296,824234,80479940100215182339571025072353032739202000110111,49010287No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban25,186NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban35,280NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 60,46640,222670760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 357,290275,0267794761002281924795810352232554361046202000519601,49010287No

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
Groundwater based/Unknown10010100000
Total31020100010

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