Mbarara District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Mbarara vary from 44 % in Kashare Sub-County to 95 % in Bukiro Sub-County. Mbarara has 2,626 domestic water points which serve a total of 191,126 people – 118,574 in rural areas. 159 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbarara has 8 piped schemes.

Access

48%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

14

Management

98%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RBN Rubindi 351
Rubindi
Population 351
RBY Rubaya 138
Rubaya
Population 138
NYK Nyakayojo Div 288
Nyakayojo Div
Population 288
KSH Kashare 253
Kashare
Population 253
KGN Kagongi 311
Kagongi
Population 311
BKR Bukiro 271
Bukiro
Population 271
KDV Kakiika DIV 200
Kakiika DIV
Population 200
BBR Bubaare 133
Bubaare
Population 133
BDV Biharwe 225
Biharwe
Population 225
RWN Rwanyamahembe 241
Rwanyamahembe
Population 241
NDV Nyamitanga DIV 1,459
Nyamitanga DIV
Population 1,459
KMK Kamukuzi DIV 2,525
Kamukuzi DIV
Population 2,525
KKB Kakoba DIV 5,513
Kakoba DIV
Population 5,513

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 48 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 32 %

BBR Bubaare 66 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,974
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 79 %
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 44 %
Kashare
Population Served 11,592
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 86 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 54 %
Rubaya
Population Served 11,367
RWN Rwanyamahembe 63 %
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 48 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 32 %

BBR Bubaare 66 %
Bubaare
Population Served 17,130
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Population Served NWSC
BKR Bukiro 95 %
Bukiro
Population Served 15,974
KDV Kakiika DIV NWSC
Kakiika DIV
Population Served NWSC
KGN Kagongi 79 %
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 44 %
Kashare
Population Served 11,592
NDV Nyamitanga DIV NWSC
Nyamitanga DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakayojo Div NWSC
Nyakayojo Div
Population Served NWSC
RBN Rubindi 86 %
Rubindi
Population Served 23,856
RBY Rubaya 54 %
Rubaya
Population Served 11,367
RWN Rwanyamahembe 63 %
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 94 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BBR Bubaare 96 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 291
BDV Biharwe NWSC
Biharwe
Functional Sources 198
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
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
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 BukiroRural16,89315,97495%88%--129215383141601161------291645---No
 2 RubayaRural21,17111,36754%99%-100%---3-320222254-2543-3---11-11---No
 3 RubindiRural27,64323,85686%93%-100%4264861753819721992-2---501060---No
 4 KashareRural26,54711,59244%96%-100%----3322527260-2605-52-2-44---No
 5 KagongiRural24,02318,92779%77%-100%301242145213802821-1---261743---No
 6 RwanyamahembeRural31,15419,72963%100%-100%17-1710-1024-24213-2132-2---33-33---No
 7 BubaareRural26,10817,13066%96%-80%3-3197262312424552502-22131-1---No
 8 BiharweUrban25,450NWSCNWSC-97%-1-11-164101903193------------Yes
Total 198,989122,8966294979510033133461763115171321,601111,6121501541515751208800No
MBARARA M.C                               
 1 Nyakayojo DivUrban44,317NWSCNWSC-96%-30-308-8116172613264------61768---Yes
 2 Kakiika DIVUrban25,120NWSCNWSC-85%60%---6175101565368325---1-1---Yes
 3 Nyamitanga DIVUrban26,876NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 4 Kakoba DIVUrban64,721NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 5 Kamukuzi DIVUrban40,478NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 201,51268,23034094603003014115161632326633232500062769000No
District 400,501191,1264894958813033163601878131331641,927171,9441822041521958277800No

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