Buikwe District

by December 10, 2018

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 61 % in Ssi Bukunja Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,426 domestic water points which serve a total of 265,701 people – 239,083 in rural areas. 125 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 1 piped schemes.

Access

58%

Rural Functionality

92%

Equity

80

Management

89%

Gender

85%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BTC Buikwe TC 619
Buikwe TC
Population 619
KWL Kawolo 353
Kawolo
Population 353
LTC Lugazi TC 2,390
Lugazi TC
Population 2,390
NJJ Najjembe 193
Najjembe
Population 193
NTC Njeru TC 1,623
Njeru TC
Population 1,623
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 665
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 665
WKS Wakisi 256
Wakisi
Population 256
BKW Buikwe 319
Buikwe
Population 319
NJA Najja 449
Najja
Population 449
SBK Ssi Bukunja 151
Ssi Bukunja
Population 151
NGG Ngogwe 245
Ngogwe
Population 245
NYN Nyenga 481
Nyenga
Population 481

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 58 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 18,757
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,087
KWL Kawolo 64 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 36,728
NJA Najja 69 %
Najja
Population Served 32,980
NJJ Najjembe 95 %
Najjembe
Population Served 34,469
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,329
NYN Nyenga 67 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 61 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 17,006
WKS Wakisi 76 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,296

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%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 58 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 18,757
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,087
KWL Kawolo 64 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 36,728
NJA Najja 69 %
Najja
Population Served 32,980
NJJ Najjembe 95 %
Najjembe
Population Served 34,469
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,329
NYN Nyenga 67 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 61 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 17,006
WKS Wakisi 76 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,296

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 92 %
Urban Functionality 88 %

BKW Buikwe 90 %
Buikwe
Functional Sources 126
BTC Buikwe TC 86 %
Buikwe TC
Functional Sources 77
KWL Kawolo 94 %
Kawolo
Functional Sources 126
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Functional Sources Unknown
NGG Ngogwe 92 %
Ngogwe
Functional Sources 271
NJA Najja 96 %
Najja
Functional Sources 152
NJJ Najjembe 85 %
Najjembe
Functional Sources 139
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Functional Sources 1
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 92 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Functional Sources 49
NYN Nyenga 93 %
Nyenga
Functional Sources 154
SBK Ssi Bukunja 83 %
Ssi Bukunja
Functional Sources 63
WKS Wakisi 94 %
Wakisi
Functional Sources 143

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
BUIKWE                               
 1 Njeru TCUrban74,638NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 KawoloRural44,65928,51864%94%--1053108142164373-3------------No
 3 BuikweRural19,74518,75895%90%-100%882901321515102510-101-1---------No
 4 Buikwe TCUrban17,98817,08995%-86%-4885664108194-4------11-1155310No
 5 NgogweRural38,66336,73095%92%--17261783011412352818-18------28-2816--No
 6 NajjembeRural36,28534,47195%85%--11521179142358136-6------4-4---No
 7 Ssi BukunjaRural27,80817,00661%83%--40646459122141-1------6-66--No
 8 WakisiRural44,86634,29676%94%--50151261274655117219------4-4---No
 9 Nkokonjeru TCUrban9,8219,33095%-92%-27-27819628415------4-4215--No
 10 NyengaRural54,06636,32467%93%--9219323326177244-4------18-1813--No
 11 NajjaRural47,96732,98069%96%--821831531819120415------3213314--No
 12 Lugazi TCUrban43,832NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 460,310265,694589288100820308501484619415544199714751010001071108320313No
District 460,310265,694589288100820308501484619415544199714751010001071108320313No

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/GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS22002000020
Surface Water Based/Unknown33000300003
Groundwater based/Unknown121200010020102
Unknown/Not GFS32000001000
Total212000013030125

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