Mbarara District

by December 9, 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 315,984 people – 243,432 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 222
Ndeija
Population 222
NYK Nyakayojo Div 277
Nyakayojo Div
Population 277
KDV Kakiika DIV 192
Kakiika DIV
Population 192
BDV Biharwe 215
Biharwe
Population 215
BBR Bubaare 127
Bubaare
Population 127
BKR Bukiro 260
Bukiro
Population 260
KGN Kagongi 299
Kagongi
Population 299
KSH Kashare 243
Kashare
Population 243
RBY Rubaya 133
Rubaya
Population 133
RBN Rubindi 336
Rubindi
Population 336
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,289
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,289
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,423
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,423
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,400
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,400
MWZ Mwizi 275
Mwizi
Population 275
RGN Rugando 247
Rugando
Population 247
RWN Rwanyamahembe 231
Rwanyamahembe
Population 231
BGM Bugamba 249
Bugamba
Population 249

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 68 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 36,691
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,397
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 33,292
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 28,493
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 68 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BGM Bugamba 95 %
Bugamba
Population Served 36,691
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,397
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 33,292
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 28,493
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 BukiroRural16,20715,39795%88%--129215383141601161------291645---No
 2 RubayaRural20,31111,36756%99%-100%---3-320222254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 RubindiRural26,52023,85690%93%-100%4264861753819721992-2---501060---No
 4 KashareRural25,46811,59246%96%-100%----3322527260-2605-52-2-44---No
 5 KagongiRural23,04718,92782%80%-100%301242145213802821-1---261743---No
 6 RwanyamahembeRural29,88819,72966%100%-100%17-1710-1024-24213-2132-2---33-33---No
 7 BubaareRural25,04717,13068%96%-80%3-3197262312424552502-22131-1---No
 8 BiharweUrban24,415NWSCNWSC-97%-1-11-164101903193------------Yes
Total 190,903122,3206494979510627133451863115171321,599131,6121501541516147208800No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Nyakayojo DivUrban42,516NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban24,100NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 3 Nyamitanga DIVUrban25,783NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Kakoba DIVUrban62,091NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kamukuzi DIVUrban38,833NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 193,32368,23035094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
RWAMPARA                               
 1 NdeijaRural35,04433,29295%96%--92395156-4449-49------140-140---No
 2 RugandoRural29,99328,49395%95%--53-533-3651182284------1387145---No
 3 MwiziRural38,51726,95870%99%-100%781793-31-174911760---1-140-40---No
 4 BugambaRural38,62236,69195%95%--841397-111-180-80----222889297---No
Total 142,176125,434889703331117328761389179601397300012360616622000No
District 526,402315,9846095958244744491662591139421812,885322,9171822053882970899800No

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