Buhweju District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Buhweju vary from 36 % in Engaju Sub-County to 95 % in Bihanga Sub-County. Buhweju has 512 domestic water points which serve a total of 85,000 people – 78,791 in rural areas. 28 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buhweju has 7 piped schemes.

Access

61%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

82

Management

89%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RWN Rwengwe 213
Rwengwe
Population 213
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC Unknown
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population 0
NTC Nsiika TC 218
Nsiika TC
Population 218
BRR Burere 139
Burere
Population 139
ENG Engaju 110
Engaju
Population 110
BHN Bihanga 160
Bihanga
Population 160
BTS Bitsya 287
Bitsya
Population 287
KRN Karungu 360
Karungu
Population 360
NYK Nyakishana 252
Nyakishana
Population 252

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 61 %
Rural Access 59 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 95 %
Bihanga
Population Served 14,656
BRR Burere 73 %
Burere
Population Served 16,410
BTS Bitsya 54 %
Bitsya
Population Served 10,086
ENG Engaju 36 %
Engaju
Population Served 7,915
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,952
KRN Karungu 49 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,786
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,257
NYK Nyakishana 43 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 9,083
RWN Rwengwe 71 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,856

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 61 %
Rural Access 59 %
Urban Access 95 %

BHN Bihanga 95 %
Bihanga
Population Served 14,656
BRR Burere 73 %
Burere
Population Served 16,410
BTS Bitsya 54 %
Bitsya
Population Served 10,086
ENG Engaju 36 %
Engaju
Population Served 7,915
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 95 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Population Served 2,952
KRN Karungu 49 %
Karungu
Population Served 8,786
NTC Nsiika TC 95 %
Nsiika TC
Population Served 3,257
NYK Nyakishana 43 %
Nyakishana
Population Served 9,083
RWN Rwengwe 71 %
Rwengwe
Population Served 11,856

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 97 %

BHN Bihanga 93 %
Bihanga
Functional Sources 64
BRR Burere 97 %
Burere
Functional Sources 94
BTS Bitsya 95 %
Bitsya
Functional Sources 55
ENG Engaju 95 %
Engaju
Functional Sources 36
KKT KASHENYI-KAJANI TC 97 %
KASHENYI-KAJANI TC
Functional Sources 32
KRN Karungu 92 %
Karungu
Functional Sources 47
NTC Nsiika TC 97 %
Nsiika TC
Functional Sources 30
NYK Nyakishana 92 %
Nyakishana
Functional Sources 46
RWN Rwengwe 92 %
Rwengwe
Functional Sources 54

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
Buhweju                               
 1 NyakishanaRural20,8919,08343%92%--18220516---5-5------18119---No
 2 BitsyaRural18,53410,08654%95%--35-35---1-15-5------14317---No
 3 KASHENYI-KAJANI TCUrban3,1072,95295%-97%-23-23------617------3-3---No
 4 RwengweRural16,60611,85671%92%--31132729---1-1------15217---No
 5 BihangaRural15,42714,65695%94%-100%441455-5---112------14317---No
 6 BurereRural22,49816,41073%97%--501511-1---9110------34135---No
 7 EngajuRural22,0707,91536%95%--201214-4---3-3------9110---No
 8 KarunguRural17,8918,78649%92%--331342-2---6-6------639---No
 9 Nsiika TCUrban3,4283,25795%-97%-6172-2---3-3------19-19---No
Total 140,45285,0006194971002748282263291014234510100014114155000No
District 140,45285,0006194971002748282263291014234510100014114155000No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS75200600040
Unknown/Not GFS21000000000
Total96200600040

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