Luuka District

by July 15, 2020

The access rates in Luuka vary from 46 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 782 domestic water points which serve a total of 208,278 people – 202,978 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 548
Bukanga
Population 548
BKM Bukooma 316
Bukooma
Population 316
IKM Ikumbya 298
Ikumbya
Population 298
IRN Irongo 466
Irongo
Population 466
LTC Luuka TC 552
Luuka TC
Population 552
NWM Nawampiti 408
Nawampiti
Population 408
BLN Bulongo 421
Bulongo
Population 421
WBG Waibuga 521
Waibuga
Population 521

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 46 %

BKM Bukooma 56 %
Bukooma
Population Served 24,600
BKN Bukanga 79 %
Bukanga
Population Served 36,862
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,001
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 25,424
IRN Irongo 87 %
Irongo
Population Served 25,733
LTC Luuka TC 46 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,300
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 22,652
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 37,706

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 46 %

BKM Bukooma 56 %
Bukooma
Population Served 24,600
BKN Bukanga 79 %
Bukanga
Population Served 36,862
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 30,001
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 25,424
IRN Irongo 87 %
Irongo
Population Served 25,733
LTC Luuka TC 46 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,300
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 22,652
WBG Waibuga 92 %
Waibuga
Population Served 37,706

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 IkumbyaRural38,25625,42466%92%-33%1-1426695744-41-1-22------No
 2 BukangaRural46,52236,86279%98%--23-2340141542562-2------7-77--No
 3 IrongoRural29,46125,73387%93%--1721912416521536-6------------No
 4 BukoomaRural43,76724,60056%96%-----81967269---------------No
 5 Luuka TCUrban11,4455,30046%-94%-1-16-610111---------------No
 6 WaibugaRural40,90637,70692%96%-100%46-464925139241-111-1---------No
 7 NawampitiRural23,84422,65295%96%--21-2135-3527431---------------No
 8 BulongoRural31,58030,00195%98%--162183914066-66---------------No
Total 265,781208,278789694501254129193112044121742912113202022707700No
District 265,781208,278789694501254129193112044121742912113202022707700No

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