Luuka District

by September 19, 2020

The access rates in Luuka vary from 43 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 790 domestic water points which serve a total of 210,602 people – 205,602 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

76

Management

81%

Gender

80%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKN Bukanga 554
Bukanga
Population 554
BKM Bukooma 319
Bukooma
Population 319
IKM Ikumbya 300
Ikumbya
Population 300
IRN Irongo 471
Irongo
Population 471
LTC Luuka TC 557
Luuka TC
Population 557
NWM Nawampiti 412
Nawampiti
Population 412
BLN Bulongo 425
Bulongo
Population 425
WBG Waibuga 527
Waibuga
Population 527

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 43 %

BKM Bukooma 57 %
Bukooma
Population Served 25,200
BKN Bukanga 80 %
Bukanga
Population Served 37,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,299
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 25,424
IRN Irongo 89 %
Irongo
Population Served 26,333
LTC Luuka TC 43 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 22,877
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 38,006

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 43 %

BKM Bukooma 57 %
Bukooma
Population Served 25,200
BKN Bukanga 80 %
Bukanga
Population Served 37,462
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,299
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 25,424
IRN Irongo 89 %
Irongo
Population Served 26,333
LTC Luuka TC 43 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 22,877
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 38,006

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 IkumbyaRural38,63725,42466%92%-33%1-1426695744-41-1-22------No
 2 BukangaRural46,98537,46280%98%--23-2340141542562-2------7-77--No
 3 IrongoRural29,75426,33389%93%--1721912416521536-6------------No
 4 BukoomaRural44,20325,20057%96%-----81967269---------------No
 5 Luuka TCUrban11,5595,00043%-94%-1-16-610111---------------No
 6 WaibugaRural41,31338,00692%97%-100%46-464925139241-111-1---------No
 7 NawampitiRural24,08122,87795%96%--21-2135-3527431---------------No
 8 BulongoRural31,89430,29995%98%--162183914066-66---------------No
Total 268,426210,602789694501254129192112034211743812113202022707700No
District 268,426210,602789694501254129192112034211743812113202022707700No

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