Buikwe District

by March 29, 2017

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 59 % in Ssi Bukunja Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,371 domestic water points which serve a total of 261,218 people – 235,194 in rural areas. 150 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 1 piped schemes.

Access

56%

Rural Functionality

89%

Equity

79

Management

85%

Gender

76%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BTC Buikwe TC 607
Buikwe TC
Population 607
KWL Kawolo 339
Kawolo
Population 339
LTC Lugazi TC 2,283
Lugazi TC
Population 2,283
NJJ Najjembe 188
Najjembe
Population 188
NTC Njeru TC 1,869
Njeru TC
Population 1,869
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 647
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 647
WKS Wakisi 248
Wakisi
Population 248
BKW Buikwe 303
Buikwe
Population 303
NJA Najja 460
Najja
Population 460
SBK Ssi Bukunja 148
Ssi Bukunja
Population 148
NGG Ngogwe 243
Ngogwe
Population 243
NYN Nyenga 469
Nyenga
Population 469

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 56 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 17 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 17,775
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 16,753
KWL Kawolo 68 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,918
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 36,388
NJA Najja 66 %
Najja
Population Served 32,230
NJJ Najjembe 95 %
Najjembe
Population Served 33,652
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,070
NYN Nyenga 68 %
Nyenga
Population Served 35,624
SBK Ssi Bukunja 59 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 16,006
WKS Wakisi 80 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,596

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 89 %
Urban Functionality 89 %

BKW Buikwe 98 %
Buikwe
Functional Sources 130
BTC Buikwe TC 89 %
Buikwe TC
Functional Sources 80
KWL Kawolo 88 %
Kawolo
Functional Sources 119
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Functional Sources Unknown
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Functional Sources 249
NJA Najja 74 %
Najja
Functional Sources 115
NJJ Najjembe 87 %
Najjembe
Functional Sources 142
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Functional Sources 1
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 90 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Functional Sources 46
NYN Nyenga 85 %
Nyenga
Functional Sources 134
SBK Ssi Bukunja 94 %
Ssi Bukunja
Functional Sources 66
WKS Wakisi 91 %
Wakisi
Functional Sources 139

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 TCUrban85,941NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1---------------------Yes
 2 KawoloRural42,83328,91868%88%--1019110115164373-3------------No
 3 BuikweRural18,71217,77695%98%-100%8818912-122022210-101-1---------No
 4 Buikwe TCUrban17,63616,75495%-89%-533567310639314------11-1155310No
 5 NgogweRural38,30536,39095%95%--1707177355402612718-18---------10--No
 6 NajjembeRural35,42533,65495%87%--1152117149234913516------4-4---No
 7 Ssi BukunjaRural27,15316,00659%94%--47-47819103131-1------------No
 8 WakisiRural43,50734,59680%91%--4925128-2840115118119------4-4---No
 9 Nkokonjeru TCUrban9,5479,07095%-90%-243279-94265-5------4-4215--No
 10 NyengaRural52,65935,62468%85%--89594217281411254-4------6-65--No
 11 NajjaRural49,14832,23066%74%--73108315318127195-5------102030---No
 12 Lugazi TCUrban41,865NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 462,731261,21856898910081042852160331931405219272375101000392059285310No
District 462,731261,21856898910081042852160331931405219272375101000392059285310No

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/Unknown22000200002
Groundwater based/Unknown22000002002
Unknown/Not GFS32000001000
Total109000203024

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