Buvuma District

by February 19, 2017

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 71 % in Busamuzi Sub-County. Buvuma has 174 domestic water points which serve a total of 40,439 people – 35,139 in rural areas. 21 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buvuma has 1 piped schemes.

Access

39%

Rural Functionality

88%

Equity

833

Management

91%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BWM Bweema 322
Bweema
Population 322
LWJ Lwajje 471
Lwajje
Population 471
LYB Lyabaana 1,425
Lyabaana
Population 1,425
BGY Bugaya 218
Bugaya
Population 218
BSM Busamuzi 271
Busamuzi
Population 271
BTC Buvuma TC 257
Buvuma TC
Population 257
NRM Nairambi 303
Nairambi
Population 303
LBY Lubya 3,266
Lubya
Population 3,266
BWY Buwooya 448
Buwooya
Population 448

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 39 %
Rural Access 38 %
Urban Access 47 %

BGY Bugaya 29 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,618
BSM Busamuzi 71 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,250
BTC Buvuma TC 47 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 5,300
BWM Bweema 27 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 35 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,412
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 12 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 52 %
Nairambi
Population Served 11,503

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 88 %
Urban Functionality 86 %

BGY Bugaya 60 %
Bugaya
Functional Sources 6
BSM Busamuzi 94 %
Busamuzi
Functional Sources 46
BTC Buvuma TC 86 %
Buvuma TC
Functional Sources 19
BWM Bweema 85 %
Bweema
Functional Sources 11
BWY Buwooya 82 %
Buwooya
Functional Sources 18
LBY Lubya 100 %
Lubya
Functional Sources 2
LWJ Lwajje 50 %
Lwajje
Functional Sources 1
LYB Lyabaana 100 %
Lyabaana
Functional Sources 5
NRM Nairambi 92 %
Nairambi
Functional Sources 45

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
BUVUMA ISLANDS                               
 1 LyabaanaRural7,970300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 2 BusamuziRural18,74513,25071%94%--13-131331619-19---------1-1---No
 3 BweemaRural10,0432,71527%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 4 LubyaRural7,358120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 5 BuwooyaRural15,5855,41235%82%--3-312315-113-3------------No
 6 BugayaRural5,5991,61829%60%--112134---4-4------------No
 7 LwajjeRural5,05460012%50%--------112---------------No
 8 NairambiRural22,25811,50352%92%--5-58-8154191-1------16-16---No
 9 Buvuma TCUrban11,3335,30047%-86%-4-42-29110---------426---No
Total 103,94540,43939888602612745954447511721900000021223000No
District 103,94540,43939888602612745954447511721900000021223000No

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/GFS10010000000
Total10010000000

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