Kasese District

by June 22, 2017

The access rates in Kasese vary from 10 % in Nyakatonzi Sub-County to 95 % in Ihandiro Sub-County. Kasese has 3,276 domestic water points which serve a total of 456,199 people – 334,727 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

268

Management

93%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MHN Mahango 654
Mahango
Population 654
MLB Maliba 234
Maliba
Population 234
MHK Muhokya 64
Muhokya
Population 64
HTC Hima TC 473
Hima TC
Population 473
IHN Ihandiro 302
Ihandiro
Population 302
BWR Bwera 1,362
Bwera
Population 1,362
ISN Isango 605
Isango
Population 605
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 438
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population 438
KLM Kilembe 184
Kilembe
Population 184
KTS Kitswamba 198
Kitswamba
Population 198
KRM Karambi 1,562
Karambi
Population 1,562
KSN Kisinga 448
Kisinga
Population 448
KTH Kitholhu 341
Kitholhu
Population 341
KYN Kyondo 169
Kyondo
Population 169
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC 2,690
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population 2,690
MKN Mukunyu 590
Mukunyu
Population 590
NYK Nyakatonzi 368
Nyakatonzi
Population 368
NYU Nyakiyumbu 52
Nyakiyumbu
Population 52
BGY Bugoye 187
Bugoye
Population 187
BHH Buhuhira 560
Buhuhira
Population 560
BWS Bwesumbu 232
Bwesumbu
Population 232
KRS Karusandara 84
Karusandara
Population 84
KYB Kyabarungira 737
Kyabarungira
Population 737
LKT Lake Katwe 43
Lake Katwe
Population 43
RKK Rukoki 408
Rukoki
Population 408
NDV Nyamwamba DIV 884
Nyamwamba DIV
Population 884
KYR Kyarumba 288
Kyarumba
Population 288
BDV Bulembia DIV 230
Bulembia DIV
Population 230
CDV Central DIV 1,323
Central DIV
Population 1,323

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 66 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,350
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 48 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 78 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,606
BWS Bwesumbu 41 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 9,386
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 13,761
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 8,225
KLM Kilembe 89 %
Kilembe
Population Served 12,650
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 6,511
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 17,398
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 64 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 11,436
KYN Kyondo 21 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,465
KYR Kyarumba 34 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,270
LKT Lake Katwe 56 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 39 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,050
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 19,989
MKN Mukunyu 52 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 17,816
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 10 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 95 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 5,099
RKK Rukoki 59 %
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 89 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 100 %
Bulembia DIV
Functional Sources 56
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Functional Sources 190
BHH Buhuhira 98 %
Buhuhira
Functional Sources 50
BWR Bwera 89 %
Bwera
Functional Sources 84
BWS Bwesumbu 79 %
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 92 %
Isango
Functional Sources 124
KLM Kilembe 87 %
Kilembe
Functional Sources 61
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Functional Sources 215
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 37 %
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 94 %
Mukunyu
Functional Sources 103
MLB Maliba 63 %
Maliba
Functional Sources 79
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Functional Sources 541
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Functional Sources 89
NYK Nyakatonzi 73 %
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 KilembeRural14,25212,65089%87%--35843---------------26127---No
 2 MuhokyaRural20,8818,05039%76%--415----22---------34943---No
 3 Katwe-Kabatoro TCUrban6,8546,51195%-88%-5-5----11---------47653334415No
 4 BuhuhiraRural19,7679,40048%98%--311321-1------------18-18---No
 5 BugoyeRural37,812NWSCNWSC98%--651665161-13-3------1161117---Yes
 6 KyabarungiraRural17,89111,43664%37%--51318-11---156------222850---No
 7 RukokiRural15,6419,30059%98%--27-27---------------25126---No
 8 Lake KatweRural25,18814,20456%95%--7-72-2164209-9------41-4114-2No
 9 KarusandaraRural12,7129,50375%94%--1-117118121131-1------------No
 10 MalibaRural50,87522,77745%63%--442771112325145------3013432-2No
 11 KitswambaRural32,084NWSCNWSC97%--1-110-1010-102-2------819---Yes
 12 MahangoRural21,04319,99195%98%--1043107------8-8------20-20---No
 13 BwesumbuRural22,6819,38641%79%--23831------6-6------17421---No
Total 297,681173,638588590035262414384424211533194000000045568523350419No
KASESE M.C                               
 1 Bulembia DIVUrban14,1509,35066%-100%-19-19---------------37-37---No
 2 Nyamwamba DIVUrban60,737NWSCNWSC-95%-18-18314---314------65368---Yes
 3 Central DIVUrban33,822NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 108,70952,788490970370373140003140000001023105000No
BUKONJO                                
 1 IsangoRural8,6598,22695%92%--2-2------213------12010130---No
 2 KarambiRural29,060NWSCNWSC78%--191029------3-3------19351244---Yes
 3 KitholhuRural18,31517,39995%78%--4919681-1---246------60868---No
 4 MukunyuRural34,05617,81652%94%--28-286173-310111------56561---No
 5 KisingaRural43,44039,05090%84%--37340112213---------16334197---No
 6 IhandiroRural14,48613,76295%90%--66672------4-4------19423996-73No
 7 KyondoRural25,6655,46521%86%--9110------123------21223---No
 8 BweraRural18,66214,60678%89%--10313------1-1------73780---No
 9 NyakiyumbuRural5,3675,09995%22%--11011---3811145------33112145---No
 10 NyakatonziRural32,9683,30010%73%-100%---617224------1-1------No
 11 KyarumbaRural45,11215,27034%71%--2673322411215520------301545---No
 12 Hima TCUrban13,840NWSCNWSC-91%----2-22241-1------53457---Yes
 13 Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TCUrban54,545NWSCNWSC-86%-4-4---2132-2------53384617---Yes
Total 344,175229,77367768610025159310165211514294217590001011,3033321,635996073No
District 750,565456,19961808910064012176157106757258276271030001011,8604032,2631,346492No

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