Kasese District

by March 28, 2017

The access rates in Kasese vary from 9 % in Nyakatonzi Sub-County to 95 % in Ihandiro Sub-County. Kasese has 3,276 domestic water points which serve a total of 456,363 people – 335,201 in rural areas. 586 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kasese has 40 piped schemes.

Access

61%

Rural Functionality

80%

Equity

283

Management

93%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MHN Mahango 650
Mahango
Population 650
MLB Maliba 232
Maliba
Population 232
MHK Muhokya 64
Muhokya
Population 64
HTC Hima TC 470
Hima TC
Population 470
IHN Ihandiro 300
Ihandiro
Population 300
BWR Bwera 1,354
Bwera
Population 1,354
ISN Isango 602
Isango
Population 602
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 436
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population 436
KLM Kilembe 183
Kilembe
Population 183
KTS Kitswamba 197
Kitswamba
Population 197
KRM Karambi 1,554
Karambi
Population 1,554
KSN Kisinga 446
Kisinga
Population 446
KTH Kitholhu 339
Kitholhu
Population 339
KYN Kyondo 168
Kyondo
Population 168
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC 2,676
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population 2,676
MKN Mukunyu 587
Mukunyu
Population 587
NYK Nyakatonzi 366
Nyakatonzi
Population 366
NYU Nyakiyumbu 52
Nyakiyumbu
Population 52
BGY Bugoye 186
Bugoye
Population 186
BHH Buhuhira 557
Buhuhira
Population 557
BWS Bwesumbu 231
Bwesumbu
Population 231
KRS Karusandara 83
Karusandara
Population 83
KYB Kyabarungira 733
Kyabarungira
Population 733
LKT Lake Katwe 43
Lake Katwe
Population 43
RKK Rukoki 406
Rukoki
Population 406
NDV Nyamwamba DIV 879
Nyamwamba DIV
Population 879
KYR Kyarumba 287
Kyarumba
Population 287
BDV Bulembia DIV 229
Bulembia DIV
Population 229
CDV Central DIV 1,316
Central DIV
Population 1,316

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 61 %
Rural Access 59 %
Urban Access 66 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 58 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 8,150
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 48 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 79 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,756
BWS Bwesumbu 36 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 8,186
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 13,688
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 8,181
KLM Kilembe 95 %
Kilembe
Population Served 13,466
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 75 %
Karusandara
Population Served 9,503
KSN Kisinga 90 %
Kisinga
Population Served 39,050
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 95 %
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served 6,476
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 17,305
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 71 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,636
KYN Kyondo 21 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,465
KYR Kyarumba 34 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,270
LKT Lake Katwe 57 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 39 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,050
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 19,883
MKN Mukunyu 53 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 18,116
MLB Maliba 45 %
Maliba
Population Served 22,777
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 9 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,000
NYU Nyakiyumbu 95 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 5,071
RKK Rukoki 60 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300

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 80 %
Urban Functionality 88 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 100 %
Bulembia DIV
Functional Sources 50
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Functional Sources 190
BHH Buhuhira 98 %
Buhuhira
Functional Sources 50
BWR Bwera 91 %
Bwera
Functional Sources 86
BWS Bwesumbu 88 %
Bwesumbu
Functional Sources 46
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Functional Sources 58
IHN Ihandiro 90 %
Ihandiro
Functional Sources 89
ISN Isango 91 %
Isango
Functional Sources 108
KLM Kilembe 88 %
Kilembe
Functional Sources 67
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Functional Sources 256
KRS Karusandara 94 %
Karusandara
Functional Sources 31
KSN Kisinga 84 %
Kisinga
Functional Sources 203
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 88 %
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Functional Sources 52
KTH Kitholhu 78 %
Kitholhu
Functional Sources 112
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Functional Sources 31
KYB Kyabarungira 35 %
Kyabarungira
Functional Sources 28
KYN Kyondo 86 %
Kyondo
Functional Sources 31
KYR Kyarumba 71 %
Kyarumba
Functional Sources 74
LKT Lake Katwe 95 %
Lake Katwe
Functional Sources 75
MHK Muhokya 76 %
Muhokya
Functional Sources 38
MHN Mahango 98 %
Mahango
Functional Sources 132
MKN Mukunyu 93 %
Mukunyu
Functional Sources 103
MLB Maliba 63 %
Maliba
Functional Sources 79
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Functional Sources 514
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Functional Sources 89
NYK Nyakatonzi 80 %
Nyakatonzi
Functional Sources 8
NYU Nyakiyumbu 22 %
Nyakiyumbu
Functional Sources 38
RKK Rukoki 98 %
Rukoki
Functional Sources 52

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
BUSONGORA                               
 1 KilembeRural14,17613,46795%88%--41849---------------26127---No
 2 MuhokyaRural20,7708,05039%76%--415----22---------34943---No
 3 Katwe-Kabatoro TCUrban6,8186,47795%-88%-5-5----11---------47653334415No
 4 BuhuhiraRural19,6629,40048%98%--311321-1------------18-18---No
 5 BugoyeRural37,610NWSCNWSC98%--651665161-13-3------1161117---Yes
 6 KyabarungiraRural17,79512,63671%35%--51924-11---156------222850---No
 7 RukokiRural15,5589,30060%98%--27-27---------------25126---No
 8 Lake KatweRural25,05314,20457%95%--7-72-2164209-9------41-4114-2No
 9 KarusandaraRural12,6449,50375%94%--1-117118121131-1------------No
 10 MalibaRural50,60322,77745%63%--442771112325145------3013432-2No
 11 KitswambaRural31,913NWSCNWSC97%--1-110-1010-102-2------819---Yes
 12 MahangoRural20,93019,88495%98%--1043107------8-8------20-20---No
 13 BwesumbuRural22,5608,18636%88%--23225------6-6------17421---No
Total 296,092174,313598590035762419384424211533194000000045168519350419No
KASESE M.C                               
 1 Bulembia DIVUrban14,0758,15058%-100%-13-13---------------37-37---No
 2 Nyamwamba DIVUrban60,412NWSCNWSC-95%-18-18314---314------65368---Yes
 3 Central DIVUrban33,642NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 108,12952,788490970310313140003140000001023105000No
BUKONJO                                
 1 IsangoRural8,6138,18295%91%--1-1------213------10510115---No
 2 KarambiRural28,905NWSCNWSC81%--201030----113-3------23351284---Yes
 3 KitholhuRural18,21817,30795%78%--4919681-1---246------60868---No
 4 MukunyuRural33,87518,11653%93%--28-2861731410111------56561---No
 5 KisingaRural43,20839,05090%84%--37340112213---------16334197---No
 6 IhandiroRural14,40813,68895%90%--66672------4-4------19423996-73No
 7 KyondoRural25,5285,46521%86%--9110------123------21223---No
 8 BweraRural18,56214,75679%91%--10313------1-1------75681---No
 9 NyakiyumbuRural5,3385,07195%22%--11011---3811145------33113146---No
 10 NyakatonziRural32,7923,0009%80%-100%---617213------1-1------No
 11 KyarumbaRural44,87115,27034%71%--2673322411215520------301545---No
 12 Hima TCUrban13,766NWSCNWSC-91%----2-22241-1------53457---Yes
 13 Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TCUrban54,254NWSCNWSC-86%-4-4---2-22-2------50684590---Yes
Total 342,338229,26267768610025259311165211514294217590001011,3073321,639996073No
District 746,559456,36361808810064012176157106757258276271030001011,8604032,2631,346492No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS4027112110100260
Groundwater based/GFS21010000020
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000000020
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/GFS11000001000
Total4631113010120300

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