Rukiga District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Rukiga vary from 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County to 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County. Rukiga has 875 domestic water points which serve a total of 102,723 people – 86,988 in rural areas. 260 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rukiga has 3 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

67%

Equity

28

Management

88%

Gender

83%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RWM Rwamucucu 240
Rwamucucu
Population 240
KSH Kashambya 216
Kashambya
Population 216
MTC Mparo TC Unknown
Mparo TC
Population 0
KMW Kamwezi 219
Kamwezi
Population 219
BKN Bukinda 225
Bukinda
Population 225
MTC Muhanga TC 699
Muhanga TC
Population 699

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 10,022
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 27,159
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 26,557
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,809
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 11,926
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 23,250

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 10,022
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 27,159
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 26,557
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,809
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 11,926
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 23,250

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 67 %
Urban Functionality 88 %

BKN Bukinda 75 %
Bukinda
Functional Sources 85
KMW Kamwezi 86 %
Kamwezi
Functional Sources 133
KSH Kashambya 82 %
Kashambya
Functional Sources 188
MTC Mparo TC 98 %
Mparo TC
Functional Sources 49
MTC Muhanga TC 88 %
Muhanga TC
Functional Sources 76
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 KashambyaRural27,95526,55795%67%--63568---123617------11834152---No
 2 BukindaRural10,54910,02295%83%--28735------3-3------542175---No
 3 Muhanga TCUrban12,55411,92695%-83%-29433---2-2538------40343---No
 4 Mparo TCUrban4,0093,80995%-96%-5-5---1-12-2------41142---No
 5 RwamucucuRural24,47423,25095%60%--4555021321310111------13828166---No
 6 KamweziRural28,58827,15995%67%--18422---3694522-22------57966---No
Total 108,129102,72395678802011221312323325545853000000345206551000No
District 108,129102,72395678802011221312323325545853000000345206551000No

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