Mbale District

by June 22, 2017

The access rates in Mbale vary from 37 % in Nakaloke TC Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,455 domestic water points which serve a total of 387,479 people – 276,412 in rural areas. 207 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbale has 6 piped schemes.

Access

72%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

85

Management

90%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKN Bukonde 1,529
Bukonde
Population 1,529
NYN Nyondo 769
Nyondo
Population 769
BFM Bufumbo 2,111
Bufumbo
Population 2,111
BMB Bumbobi 703
Bumbobi
Population 703
BKS Bukasakya 1,890
Bukasakya
Population 1,890
BKH Bukhiende 604
Bukhiende
Population 604
BNG Bungokho 629
Bungokho
Population 629
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 2,052
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 2,052
WNL Wanale 887
Wanale
Population 887
BSU Busiu 525
Busiu
Population 525
NKL Nakaloke 804
Nakaloke
Population 804
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,107
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,107
IDV Industrial DIV 4,686
Industrial DIV
Population 4,686
WDV Wanale DIV 2,329
Wanale DIV
Population 2,329
LWS Lwasso 1,120
Lwasso
Population 1,120
NDV Northern DIV 5,888
Northern DIV
Population 5,888
BBY Bubyangu 745
Bubyangu
Population 745
BDW Budwale 769
Budwale
Population 769
BSN Busano 622
Busano
Population 622
NMN Namanyonyi 1,157
Namanyonyi
Population 1,157
BSB Busoba 618
Busoba
Population 618
BMS Bumasikye 481
Bumasikye
Population 481
LKH Lukhonge 573
Lukhonge
Population 573

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 69 %
Urban Access 82 %

BBY Bubyangu 55 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,050
BFM Bufumbo 95 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 17,698
BKH Bukhiende 81 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,630
BKN Bukonde 56 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,780
BKS Bukasakya 61 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 66 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 11,400
BMS Bumasikye 74 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 9,812
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 70 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,700
BNG Bungokho 63 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,268
BSB Busoba 71 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,856
BSN Busano 91 %
Busano
Population Served 14,606
BSU Busiu 62 %
Busiu
Population Served 16,256
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 59 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 6,265
LWS Lwasso 68 %
Lwasso
Population Served 6,656
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 54 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 13,406
NMN Namanyonyi 55 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 18,500
NTC Nakaloke TC 37 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,230
NYN Nyondo 84 %
Nyondo
Population Served 11,265
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 13,763

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 92 %

BBY Bubyangu 97 %
Bubyangu
Functional Sources 65
BDW Budwale 98 %
Budwale
Functional Sources 58
BFM Bufumbo 86 %
Bufumbo
Functional Sources 98
BKH Bukhiende 75 %
Bukhiende
Functional Sources 70
BKN Bukonde 47 %
Bukonde
Functional Sources 35
BKS Bukasakya 94 %
Bukasakya
Functional Sources 79
BMB Bumbobi 88 %
Bumbobi
Functional Sources 52
BMS Bumasikye 92 %
Bumasikye
Functional Sources 34
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 96 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Functional Sources 155
BNG Bungokho 88 %
Bungokho
Functional Sources 78
BSB Busoba 74 %
Busoba
Functional Sources 55
BSN Busano 74 %
Busano
Functional Sources 62
BSU Busiu 85 %
Busiu
Functional Sources 50
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LKH Lukhonge 81 %
Lukhonge
Functional Sources 21
LWS Lwasso 75 %
Lwasso
Functional Sources 30
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources 1
NKL Nakaloke 96 %
Nakaloke
Functional Sources 49
NMN Namanyonyi 84 %
Namanyonyi
Functional Sources 70
NTC Nakaloke TC 92 %
Nakaloke TC
Functional Sources 46
NYN Nyondo 90 %
Nyondo
Functional Sources 54
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
WNL Wanale 97 %
Wanale
Functional Sources 86

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
BUNGOKHO                               
 1 BusanoRural16,10114,60691%74%--31334---2131-1------281846---No
 2 BukasakyaRural36,03721,95061%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 3 BungokhoRural30,70419,26863%88%--31-312-225530213------18523---No
 4 BusiuRural26,06016,25662%85%--7-76511334371-1------3-3---No
 5 BumbobiRural17,25811,40066%88%--15318---9211---------28230---No
 6 Bungokho MutotoRural37,96326,70070%96%--27-273-34-4---------1217128---No
 7 BukondeRural21,05511,78056%47%--17825----11325------152843---No
 8 BubyanguRural22,83112,55055%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 9 NyondoRural13,42411,26584%90%--29130---7183-3------15419---No
 10 Nakaloke TCUrban30,08011,23037%-92%-161172-2193225-5------4-4---No
 11 BudwaleRural8,4758,05195%98%--55-55------314------------No
 12 WanaleRural14,48813,76495%97%--43245------112------42-42---No
 13 NakalokeRural24,79513,40654%96%--16-161-1312331-1------------No
 14 BusobaRural23,86116,85671%74%--32234---161228-11------7411---No
 15 BukhiendeRural24,22419,63081%75%--374411-123629336------61016---No
 16 LukhongeRural10,6876,26559%81%---221-117118224------1-1---No
 17 NamanyonyiRural33,55518,50055%84%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 18 BufumboRural18,63017,69995%86%--81687---1-1314------13922---No
 19 LwassoRural9,8606,65668%75%--18119------2-2------10919---No
 20 BumasikyeRural13,2359,81274%92%--7-731423124112------------No
Total 433,323287,6426686920545355803874527050320311344000000363102465000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban42,693NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1---------------------Yes
 2 Industrial DIVUrban46,226NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Wanale DIVUrban16,173NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 105,09299,8379501000101000000000000000000000No
District 538,415387,4797286920546355813874527050320311344000000363102465000No

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
Unknown/GFS64020000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Surface Water Based/GFS11000000000
Unknown/Not GFS10000000000
Total95020001000

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