Rukiga District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Rukiga vary from 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County to 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County. Rukiga has 867 domestic water points which serve a total of 100,022 people – 84,702 in rural areas. 139 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rukiga has 3 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

82%

Equity

27

Management

93%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RWM Rwamucucu 234
Rwamucucu
Population 234
KSH Kashambya 210
Kashambya
Population 210
BKN Bukinda 220
Bukinda
Population 220
MTC Muhanga TC 681
Muhanga TC
Population 681
MTC Mparo TC Unknown
Mparo TC
Population 0
KMW Kamwezi 214
Kamwezi
Population 214

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

BKN Bukinda 95 %
Bukinda
Population Served 9,758
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 26,445
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 25,859
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 11,612
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,708
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 22,639

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 95 %
Rural Access 95 %
Urban Access 95 %

BKN Bukinda 95 %
Bukinda
Population Served 9,758
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 26,445
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 25,859
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 11,612
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,708
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 22,639

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 82 %
Urban Functionality 92 %

BKN Bukinda 75 %
Bukinda
Functional Sources 85
KMW Kamwezi 86 %
Kamwezi
Functional Sources 133
KSH Kashambya 82 %
Kashambya
Functional Sources 188
MTC Muhanga TC 88 %
Muhanga TC
Functional Sources 76
MTC Mparo TC 98 %
Mparo TC
Functional Sources 49
RWM Rwamucucu 85 %
Rwamucucu
Functional Sources 197

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
RUKIGA                               
 1 KashambyaRural27,22025,85995%82%--63568---123617------11834152---No
 2 BukindaRural10,2729,75895%75%--28735------3-3------542175---No
 3 Muhanga TCUrban12,22311,61295%-88%-29433---2-2538------40343---No
 4 Mparo TCUrban3,9033,70895%-98%-5-5---1-12-2------41142---No
 5 RwamucucuRural23,83122,63995%85%--4555021321310111------13828166---No
 6 KamweziRural27,83726,44595%86%--18422---3694522-22------57966---No
Total 105,286100,0229582920188252132134212544855300000044896544000No
District 105,286100,0229582920188252132134212544855300000044896544000No

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
Groundwater based/Not GFS31020100010
Surface Water Based/GFS2213270801190
Total25142909011100

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