Namisindwa District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Namisindwa vary from 46 % in Bumbo Sub-County to 95 % in Buwabwala Sub-County. Namisindwa has 876 domestic water points which serve a total of 177,406 people – 168,676 in rural areas. 163 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Namisindwa has 2 piped schemes.

Access

67%

Rural Functionality

81%

Equity

101

Management

99%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NMO Namboko 941
Namboko
Population 941
BKH Bukhabusi 1,140
Bukhabusi
Population 1,140
TSK Tsekululu 1,465
Tsekululu
Population 1,465
NMB Namabya 1,088
Namabya
Population 1,088
LTC Lwakhakha TC 1,242
Lwakhakha TC
Population 1,242
BWB Buwabwala 1,311
Buwabwala
Population 1,311
BPT Bupoto 296
Bupoto
Population 296
BMB Bumbo 1,438
Bumbo
Population 1,438
BBT Bubutu 799
Bubutu
Population 799
MKH Mukhoto 314
Mukhoto
Population 314
MGT Magale TC Unknown
Magale TC
Population 0
BMW Bumwoni 1,118
Bumwoni
Population 1,118
BKK Bukokho 1,321
Bukokho
Population 1,321
BKB Bukiabi 1,080
Bukiabi
Population 1,080
MGL Magale 980
Magale
Population 980
BKA Bukhaweka 1,030
Bukhaweka
Population 1,030

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 67 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 50 %

BBT Bubutu 57 %
Bubutu
Population Served 17,654
BKA Bukhaweka 95 %
Bukhaweka
Population Served 11,400
BKB Bukiabi 49 %
Bukiabi
Population Served 7,200
BKH Bukhabusi 95 %
Bukhabusi
Population Served 12,447
BKK Bukokho 61 %
Bukokho
Population Served 15,671
BMB Bumbo 46 %
Bumbo
Population Served 10,112
BMW Bumwoni 88 %
Bumwoni
Population Served 22,404
BPT Bupoto 95 %
Bupoto
Population Served 14,192
BWB Buwabwala 95 %
Buwabwala
Population Served 8,725
LTC Lwakhakha TC 48 %
Lwakhakha TC
Population Served 5,818
MGL Magale 51 %
Magale
Population Served 11,192
MGT Magale TC 54 %
Magale TC
Population Served 2,912
MKH Mukhoto 77 %
Mukhoto
Population Served 8,200
NMB Namabya 66 %
Namabya
Population Served 9,100
NMO Namboko 55 %
Namboko
Population Served 7,374
TSK Tsekululu 60 %
Tsekululu
Population Served 13,006

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 67 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 50 %

BBT Bubutu 57 %
Bubutu
Population Served 17,654
BKA Bukhaweka 95 %
Bukhaweka
Population Served 11,400
BKB Bukiabi 49 %
Bukiabi
Population Served 7,200
BKH Bukhabusi 95 %
Bukhabusi
Population Served 12,447
BKK Bukokho 61 %
Bukokho
Population Served 15,671
BMB Bumbo 46 %
Bumbo
Population Served 10,112
BMW Bumwoni 88 %
Bumwoni
Population Served 22,404
BPT Bupoto 95 %
Bupoto
Population Served 14,192
BWB Buwabwala 95 %
Buwabwala
Population Served 8,725
LTC Lwakhakha TC 48 %
Lwakhakha TC
Population Served 5,818
MGL Magale 51 %
Magale
Population Served 11,192
MGT Magale TC 54 %
Magale TC
Population Served 2,912
MKH Mukhoto 77 %
Mukhoto
Population Served 8,200
NMB Namabya 66 %
Namabya
Population Served 9,100
NMO Namboko 55 %
Namboko
Population Served 7,374
TSK Tsekululu 60 %
Tsekululu
Population Served 13,006

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 81 %
Urban Functionality 93 %

BBT Bubutu 82 %
Bubutu
Functional Sources 68
BKA Bukhaweka 66 %
Bukhaweka
Functional Sources 40
BKB Bukiabi 85 %
Bukiabi
Functional Sources 28
BKH Bukhabusi 79 %
Bukhabusi
Functional Sources 63
BKK Bukokho 98 %
Bukokho
Functional Sources 78
BMB Bumbo 79 %
Bumbo
Functional Sources 46
BMW Bumwoni 76 %
Bumwoni
Functional Sources 37
BPT Bupoto 82 %
Bupoto
Functional Sources 76
BWB Buwabwala 91 %
Buwabwala
Functional Sources 49
LTC Lwakhakha TC 90 %
Lwakhakha TC
Functional Sources 27
MGL Magale 98 %
Magale
Functional Sources 44
MGT Magale TC 100 %
Magale TC
Functional Sources 14
MKH Mukhoto 78 %
Mukhoto
Functional Sources 35
NMB Namabya 86 %
Namabya
Functional Sources 37
NMO Namboko 59 %
Namboko
Functional Sources 20
TSK Tsekululu 69 %
Tsekululu
Functional Sources 51

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
Namisindwa                               
 1 BumboRural21,91810,11246%79%--24428---2-2-22------20626---No
 2 BuwabwalaRural9,1848,72595%91%--28432---2-2-11------19-19---No
 3 NamabyaRural13,7149,10066%86%--26632---7-7---------4-4---No
 4 BubutuRural30,73517,65457%82%--4424632515823639------------No
 5 BukokhoRural25,71415,67161%98%--331341-116-164-4------24125---No
 6 NambokoRural13,4697,37455%59%--10515-448210134------1-1---No
 7 BukiabiRural14,8167,20049%85%--23124---437---------112---No
 8 BukhawekaRural12,00011,40095%66%--371855---213-11------112---No
 9 MagaleRural21,79611,19251%98%--29-29---111123-3------1-1243416No
 10 Lwakhakha TCUrban12,0005,81848%-90%-19120---5-5123------2-2---No
 11 Magale TCUrban5,3882,91254%-100%-7-7---5-52-2------------No
 12 BumwoniRural25,34722,40488%76%--25631-118311-22------4-44331216No
 13 TsekululuRural21,55113,00660%69%--271441-------11------24832---No
 14 BukhabusiRural13,10212,44795%79%--421557------325------18-18---No
 15 MukhotoRural10,6538,20077%78%--22729---------------13316---No
 16 BupotoRural14,93914,19295%82%--5412661-1112-22------20222---No
Total 266,326177,40667819304509654657128619105201939000000152221746761632No
District 266,326177,40667819304509654657128619105201939000000152221746761632No

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/GFS22002000000
Total22000000000

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