Rubanda District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Rubanda vary from 49 % in Muko Sub-County to 95 % in Ruhija Sub-County. Rubanda has 1,223 domestic water points which serve a total of 158,669 people – 132,842 in rural areas. 112 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rubanda has 15 piped schemes.

Access

74%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

33

Management

75%

Gender

80%

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 296
Muko
Population 296
BBR Bubaare 462
Bubaare
Population 462
BFN Bufundi 333
Bufundi
Population 333
HMR Hamurwa 337
Hamurwa
Population 337
HTC Hamurwa TC 356
Hamurwa TC
Population 356
IKM Ikumba 156
Ikumba
Population 156
NYM Nyamweru 332
Nyamweru
Population 332
RHJ Ruhija 181
Ruhija
Population 181

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 74 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 89 %

BBR Bubaare 59 %
Bubaare
Population Served 21,672
BFN Bufundi 78 %
Bufundi
Population Served 21,869
HMR Hamurwa 82 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 24,216
HTC Hamurwa TC 61 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,406
IKM Ikumba 83 %
Ikumba
Population Served 16,858
MKO Muko 49 %
Muko
Population Served 20,172
NYM Nyamweru 92 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 17,402
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 22,421
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,652

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 74 %
Rural Access 71 %
Urban Access 89 %

BBR Bubaare 59 %
Bubaare
Population Served 21,672
BFN Bufundi 78 %
Bufundi
Population Served 21,869
HMR Hamurwa 82 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 24,216
HTC Hamurwa TC 61 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,406
IKM Ikumba 83 %
Ikumba
Population Served 16,858
MKO Muko 49 %
Muko
Population Served 20,172
NYM Nyamweru 92 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 17,402
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 22,421
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,652

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 71 %

BBR Bubaare 93 %
Bubaare
Functional Sources 170
BFN Bufundi 85 %
Bufundi
Functional Sources 109
HMR Hamurwa 97 %
Hamurwa
Functional Sources 215
HTC Hamurwa TC 83 %
Hamurwa TC
Functional Sources 15
IKM Ikumba 91 %
Ikumba
Functional Sources 93
MKO Muko 99 %
Muko
Functional Sources 199
NYM Nyamweru 97 %
Nyamweru
Functional Sources 125
RBT Rubanda TC 69 %
Rubanda TC
Functional Sources 101
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Functional Sources 82

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 HamurwaRural29,47524,21682%97%--84286---7181001101------24226---No
 2 Rubanda TCUrban23,60122,42195%-69%17%62870---5389817---156252651---No
 3 IkumbaRural20,29116,85883%91%--50353----3312113----11312334063No
 4 BufundiRural27,98021,86978%79%--67471------9211------331346---No
 5 MukoRural41,22220,17249%99%--63-63---1-192-92------43245---No
 6 NyamweruRural19,00917,40292%97%--64165---2-238341------21-21---No
 7 BubaareRural36,95021,67259%93%--57-571-11-162-62------491362---No
 8 RuhijaRural11,21310,65295%98%-100%61364---11220-20---1-1------No
 9 Hamurwa TCUrban5,5533,40661%-83%-8-8---1231-1------516---No
Total 215,294158,669749471255152754210118102834713360000268230622924063No
District 215,294158,669749471255152754210118102834713360000268230622924063No

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