Mbarara District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 46 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bukiro Sub-County. Mbarara has 4,579 domestic water points which serve a total of 315,508 people – 242,956 in rural areas. 213 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 8 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

95%

Equity

18

Management

97%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NDJ Ndeija 221
Ndeija
Population 221
NYK Nyakayojo Div 275
Nyakayojo Div
Population 275
BGM Bugamba 248
Bugamba
Population 248
KDV Kakiika DIV 191
Kakiika DIV
Population 191
RWN Rwanyamahembe 230
Rwanyamahembe
Population 230
BDV Biharwe 214
Biharwe
Population 214
BBR Bubaare 127
Bubaare
Population 127
BKR Bukiro 259
Bukiro
Population 259
KGN Kagongi 297
Kagongi
Population 297
KSH Kashare 242
Kashare
Population 242
RBY Rubaya 132
Rubaya
Population 132
RBN Rubindi 335
Rubindi
Population 335
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,267
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,267
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,413
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,413
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,394
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,394
MWZ Mwizi 274
Mwizi
Population 274
RGN Rugando 246
Rugando
Population 246

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 60 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 33 %

BBR Bubaare 69 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 36,538
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,332
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 82 %
Kagongi
Population Served 18,927
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 46 %
Kashare
Population Served 11,592
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,958
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 33,153
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 90 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 56 %
Rubaya
Population Served 11,367
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 28,375
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,729

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 60 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 33 %

BBR Bubaare 69 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 36,538
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,332
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 82 %
Kagongi
Population Served 18,927
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Population Served NWSC
KSH Kashare 46 %
Kashare
Population Served 11,592
MWZ Mwizi 70 %
Mwizi
Population Served 26,958
NDJ Ndeija 95 %
Ndeija
Population Served 33,153
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 90 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 56 %
Rubaya
Population Served 11,367
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Population Served 28,375
RWN Rwanyamahembe 66 %
Rwanyamahembe
Population Served 19,729

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 95 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BBR Bubaare 96 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 291
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 198
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Functional Sources 453
BKR Bukiro 87 %
Bukiro
Functional Sources 209
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Functional Sources 77
KGN Kagongi 79 %
Kagongi
Functional Sources 139
KKB Kakoba DIV NWSC
Kakoba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KMK Kamukuzi DIV NWSC
Kamukuzi DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KSH Kashare 96 %
Kashare
Functional Sources 282
MWZ Mwizi 99 %
Mwizi
Functional Sources 871
NDJ Ndeija 96 %
Ndeija
Functional Sources 282
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Functional Sources 371
RBN Rubindi 93 %
Rubindi
Functional Sources 300
RBY Rubaya 99 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources 288
RGN Rugando 95 %
Rugando
Functional Sources 282
RWN Rwanyamahembe 100 %
Rwanyamahembe
Functional Sources 297

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
KASHARI                               
 1 BukiroRural16,13915,33295%88%--129215383141601161------291645---No
 2 RubayaRural20,22611,36756%99%-100%---3-320222254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 RubindiRural26,40923,85690%93%-100%4264861753819721992-2---501060---No
 4 KashareRural25,36111,59246%96%-100%----3322527260-2605-52-2-44---No
 5 KagongiRural22,95118,92782%80%-100%301242145213802821-1---261743---No
 6 RwanyamahembeRural29,76319,72966%100%-100%17-1710-1024-24213-2132-2---33-33---No
 7 BubaareRural24,94217,13069%96%-80%3-3197262312424552502-22131-1---No
 8 BiharweUrban24,313NWSCNWSC-97%-1-11-164101903193------------Yes
Total 190,104122,2556494979510627133451863115171321,599131,6121501541516147208000No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Nyakayojo DivUrban42,339NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban23,999NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 3 Nyamitanga DIVUrban25,676NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Kakoba DIVUrban61,831NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kamukuzi DIVUrban38,671NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 192,51668,23035094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 NdeijaRural34,89833,15395%96%--92395156-4449-49------140-140---No
 2 RugandoRural29,86828,37595%95%--53-533-3651182284------1387145---No
 3 MwiziRural38,35626,95870%99%-100%781793-31-174911760---1-140-40---No
 4 BugambaRural38,46136,53895%95%--841397-111-180-80----222889297---No
Total 141,583125,023889703331117328761389179601397300012360616622000No
District 524,203315,5086095958244744491662591139421812,885322,9171822053882970899000No

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/Not GFS81000002000
Surface Water Based/GFS1812060201000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Total2713060204000

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