Rubanda District

by December 13, 2019

The access rates in Rubanda vary from 51 % in Muko Sub-County to 95 % in Ruhija Sub-County. Rubanda has 1,220 domestic water points which serve a total of 156,976 people – 131,952 in rural areas. 105 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rubanda has 15 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

95%

Equity

33

Management

74%

Gender

70%

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 285
Muko
Population 285
BBR Bubaare 446
Bubaare
Population 446
BFN Bufundi 321
Bufundi
Population 321
HMR Hamurwa 325
Hamurwa
Population 325
HTC Hamurwa TC 343
Hamurwa TC
Population 343
IKM Ikumba 150
Ikumba
Population 150
NYM Nyamweru 320
Nyamweru
Population 320
RHJ Ruhija 175
Ruhija
Population 175

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 74 %
Urban Access 89 %

BBR Bubaare 61 %
Bubaare
Population Served 21,672
BFN Bufundi 80 %
Bufundi
Population Served 21,566
HMR Hamurwa 85 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 24,016
HTC Hamurwa TC 64 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,406
IKM Ikumba 86 %
Ikumba
Population Served 16,858
MKO Muko 51 %
Muko
Population Served 20,172
NYM Nyamweru 95 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 17,396
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 21,618
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,271

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 74 %
Urban Access 89 %

BBR Bubaare 61 %
Bubaare
Population Served 21,672
BFN Bufundi 80 %
Bufundi
Population Served 21,566
HMR Hamurwa 85 %
Hamurwa
Population Served 24,016
HTC Hamurwa TC 64 %
Hamurwa TC
Population Served 3,406
IKM Ikumba 86 %
Ikumba
Population Served 16,858
MKO Muko 51 %
Muko
Population Served 20,172
NYM Nyamweru 95 %
Nyamweru
Population Served 17,396
RBT Rubanda TC 95 %
Rubanda TC
Population Served 21,618
RHJ Ruhija 95 %
Ruhija
Population Served 10,271

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 95 %
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 HamurwaRural28,41924,01685%97%--84286---7181001101------24226---No
 2 Rubanda TCUrban22,75621,61895%-69%17%62870---5389817---156252651---No
 3 IkumbaRural19,56416,85886%91%--50353----3312113----11312334063No
 4 BufundiRural26,97721,56680%85%--67471------9211------331346---No
 5 MukoRural39,74520,17251%99%--63-63---1-192-92------43245---No
 6 NyamweruRural18,32817,39695%97%--64165---2-238341------21-21---No
 7 BubaareRural35,62721,67261%93%--57-571-11-162-62------491362---No
 8 RuhijaRural10,81210,27195%95%-100%61364---11220-20---1-1------No
 9 Hamurwa TCUrban5,3543,40664%-83%-8-8---1231-1------516---No
Total 207,582156,976769571255222154310118102834315358000268231592904063No
District 207,582156,976769571255222154310118102834315358000268231592904063No

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