Rubanda District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Rubanda vary from 49 % in Muko Sub-County to 95 % in Nyamweru Sub-County. Rubanda has 1,263 domestic water points which serve a total of 165,471 people – 138,842 in rural areas. 188 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rubanda has 15 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

32

Management

86%

Gender

74%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RBT Rubanda TC Unknown
Rubanda TC
Population 0
MKO Muko 301
Muko
Population 301
BBR Bubaare 471
Bubaare
Population 471
BFN Bufundi 339
Bufundi
Population 339
HMR Hamurwa 343
Hamurwa
Population 343
IKM Ikumba 159
Ikumba
Population 159
HTC Hamurwa TC 362
Hamurwa TC
Population 362
NYM Nyamweru 338
Nyamweru
Population 338
RHJ Ruhija 184
Ruhija
Population 184

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 76 %
Rural Access 73 %
Urban Access 90 %

BBR Bubaare 59 %
Bubaare
Population Served 22,272
BFN Bufundi 83 %
Bufundi
Population Served 23,731
HMR Hamurwa 85 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 25,472
HTC Hamurwa TC 67 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,806
IKM Ikumba 86 %
Ikumba
Population Served 17,758
MKO Muko 49 %
Muko
Population Served 20,384
NYM Nyamweru 95 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 18,383
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 22,823
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,843

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 76 %
Rural Access 73 %
Urban Access 90 %

BBR Bubaare 59 %
Bubaare
Population Served 22,272
BFN Bufundi 83 %
Bufundi
Population Served 23,731
HMR Hamurwa 85 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 25,472
HTC Hamurwa TC 67 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,806
IKM Ikumba 86 %
Ikumba
Population Served 17,758
MKO Muko 49 %
Muko
Population Served 20,384
NYM Nyamweru 95 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 18,383
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 22,823
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,843

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 87 %
Urban Functionality 71 %

BBR Bubaare 95 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 177
BFN Bufundi 87 %
Bufundi
Functional Sources 125
HMR Hamurwa 86 %
Hamurwa
Functional Sources 196
HTC Hamurwa TC 85 %
Hamurwa TC
Functional Sources 17
IKM Ikumba 45 %
Ikumba
Functional Sources 48
MKO Muko 99 %
Muko
Functional Sources 201
NYM Nyamweru 88 %
Nyamweru
Functional Sources 120
RBT Rubanda TC 70 %
Rubanda TC
Functional Sources 103
RHJ Ruhija 98 %
Ruhija
Functional Sources 88

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
RUBANDA                               
 1 HamurwaRural30,00325,47285%86%--7516911-1448993102------171027---No
 2 Rubanda TCUrban24,02422,82395%-70%17%62870---73109817---156252651---No
 3 IkumbaRural20,65417,75886%45%-100%263056----3311213---1-11124354063No
 4 BufundiRural28,48123,73183%87%--689773-3---14-14------40949---No
 5 MukoRural41,96120,38449%99%--63164---1-194-94------43245---No
 6 NyamweruRural19,35018,38395%88%--642664-42-240343------101121---No
 7 BubaareRural37,61322,27259%95%--573601-11-162-62------56662---No
 8 RuhijaRural11,41410,84395%98%-100%65166---31420-20---1-1------No
 9 Hamurwa TCUrban5,6533,80667%-85%-10-10---1231-1------516---No
Total 219,153165,471768771384907056090919133235016366000358207892964063No
District 219,153165,471768771384907056090919133235016366000358207892964063No

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/GFS156451600042
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11000000000
Total167450600042

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