Luuka District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Luuka vary from 40 % in Luuka TC Sub-County to 95 % in Nawampiti Sub-County. Luuka has 830 domestic water points which serve a total of 223,546 people – 218,546 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

72

Management

79%

Gender

79%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NWM Nawampiti 443
Nawampiti
Population 443
IRN Irongo 506
Irongo
Population 506
IKM Ikumbya 323
Ikumbya
Population 323
BKN Bukanga 595
Bukanga
Population 595
BKM Bukooma 343
Bukooma
Population 343
BLN Bulongo 457
Bulongo
Population 457
WBG Waibuga 566
Waibuga
Population 566
LTC Luuka TC 599
Luuka TC
Population 599

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 79 %
Urban Access 40 %

BKM Bukooma 59 %
Bukooma
Population Served 27,900
BKN Bukanga 77 %
Bukanga
Population Served 38,662
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 32,547
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 27,524
IRN Irongo 88 %
Irongo
Population Served 28,133
LTC Luuka TC 40 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 24,574
WBG Waibuga 88 %
Waibuga
Population Served 39,206

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 79 %
Urban Access 40 %

BKM Bukooma 59 %
Bukooma
Population Served 27,900
BKN Bukanga 77 %
Bukanga
Population Served 38,662
BLN Bulongo 95 %
Bulongo
Population Served 32,547
IKM Ikumbya 66 %
Ikumbya
Population Served 27,524
IRN Irongo 88 %
Irongo
Population Served 28,133
LTC Luuka TC 40 %
Luuka TC
Population Served 5,000
NWM Nawampiti 95 %
Nawampiti
Population Served 24,574
WBG Waibuga 88 %
Waibuga
Population Served 39,206

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 97 %
Bukooma
Functional Sources 90
BKN Bukanga 98 %
Bukanga
Functional Sources 139
BLN Bulongo 98 %
Bulongo
Functional Sources 132
IKM Ikumbya 93 %
Ikumbya
Functional Sources 89
IRN Irongo 93 %
Irongo
Functional Sources 99
LTC Luuka TC 94 %
Luuka TC
Functional Sources 16
NWM Nawampiti 96 %
Nawampiti
Functional Sources 90
WBG Waibuga 97 %
Waibuga
Functional Sources 142

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 IkumbyaRural41,50327,52466%93%-33%1-1426805854-41-1-22------No
 2 BukangaRural50,47038,66277%98%--23-2340141672692-2------7-77--No
 3 IrongoRural31,96128,13388%93%--1721913417631646-6------------No
 4 BukoomaRural47,48127,90059%97%-----81982284---------------No
 5 Luuka TCUrban12,4165,00040%-94%-1-15-510111---------------No
 6 WaibugaRural44,37739,20688%97%-100%46-464925147249-111-1---------No
 7 NawampitiRural25,86724,57495%96%--21-2135-3534438---------------No
 8 BulongoRural34,26032,54795%98%--162183914077-77---------------No
Total 288,335223,546789694501254129193112044601747712113202022707700No
District 288,335223,546789694501254129193112044601747712113202022707700No

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