Luuka District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Luuka vary from 42 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 801 domestic water points which serve a total of 213,899 people – 208,900 in rural areas. 33 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Luuka has 1 piped schemes.

Access

78%

Rural Functionality

96%

Equity

77

Management

80%

Gender

80%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKN Bukanga 566
Bukanga
Population 566
BKM Bukooma 326
Bukooma
Population 326
IKM Ikumbya 307
Ikumbya
Population 307
IRN Irongo 481
Irongo
Population 481
LTC Luuka TC 570
Luuka TC
Population 570
NWM Nawampiti 421
Nawampiti
Population 421
BLN Bulongo 435
Bulongo
Population 435
WBG Waibuga 538
Waibuga
Population 538

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 78 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 42 %

BKM Bukooma 56 %
Bukooma
Population Served 25,500
BKN Bukanga 78 %
Bukanga
Population Served 37,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,982
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 26,024
IRN Irongo 90 %
Irongo
Population Served 27,233
LTC Luuka TC 42 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 23,393
WBG Waibuga 91 %
Waibuga
Population Served 38,306

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 78 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 42 %

BKM Bukooma 56 %
Bukooma
Population Served 25,500
BKN Bukanga 78 %
Bukanga
Population Served 37,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,982
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 26,024
IRN Irongo 90 %
Irongo
Population Served 27,233
LTC Luuka TC 42 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 23,393
WBG Waibuga 91 %
Waibuga
Population Served 38,306

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 96 %
Urban Functionality 94 %

BKM Bukooma 96 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 75
BKN Bukanga 98 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 126
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 121
IKM Ikumbya 92 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 78
IRN Irongo 93 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 87
LTC Luuka TC 94 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 17
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 83
WBG Waibuga 96 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 134

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
Luuka                               
 1 IkumbyaRural39,50726,02466%92%-33%1-1426695744-41-1-22------No
 2 BukangaRural48,04437,46278%98%--23-2340141542562-2------7-77--No
 3 IrongoRural30,42427,23390%93%--1721912416521536-6------------No
 4 BukoomaRural45,19825,50056%96%-----81967269---------------No
 5 Luuka TCUrban11,8195,00042%-94%-1-16-610111---------------No
 6 WaibugaRural42,24338,30691%97%-100%46-464925139241-111-1---------No
 7 NawampitiRural24,62423,39395%96%--21-2135-3527431---------------No
 8 BulongoRural32,61330,98295%98%--162183914066-66---------------No
Total 274,472213,899789694501254129193112044311744812113202022707700No
District 274,472213,899789694501254129193112044311744812113202022707700No

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
Groundwater based/Unknown11000001001
Total11000001001

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