Rukiga District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Rukiga vary from 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County to 95 % in Bukinda Sub-County. Rukiga has 1,108 domestic water points which serve a total of 105,854 people – 89,640 in rural areas. 380 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rukiga has 3 piped schemes.

Access

95%

Rural Functionality

62%

Equity

9

Management

95%

Gender

100%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RWM Rwamucucu 247
Rwamucucu
Population 247
KSH Kashambya 222
Kashambya
Population 222
MTC Mparo TC Unknown
Mparo TC
Population 0
KMW Kamwezi 226
Kamwezi
Population 226
BKN Bukinda 232
Bukinda
Population 232
MTC Muhanga TC 721
Muhanga TC
Population 721

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 10,327
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 27,987
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 27,367
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,924
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 12,289
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 23,959

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 10,327
KMW Kamwezi 95 %
Kamwezi
Population Served 27,987
KSH Kashambya 95 %
Kashambya
Population Served 27,367
MTC Mparo TC 95 %
Mparo TC
Population Served 3,924
MTC Muhanga TC 95 %
Muhanga TC
Population Served 12,289
RWM Rwamucucu 95 %
Rwamucucu
Population Served 23,959

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 62 %
Urban Functionality 82 %

BKN Bukinda 73 %
Bukinda
Functional Sources 84
KMW Kamwezi 62 %
Kamwezi
Functional Sources 148
KSH Kashambya 74 %
Kashambya
Functional Sources 217
MTC Mparo TC 81 %
Mparo TC
Functional Sources 54
MTC Muhanga TC 82 %
Muhanga TC
Functional Sources 113
RWM Rwamucucu 44 %
Rwamucucu
Functional Sources 112

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 KashambyaRural28,80727,36795%74%--11311143-3224459------9569164---No
 2 BukindaRural10,87110,32795%73%--35-35----11213------472976---No
 3 Muhanga TCUrban12,93612,28995%-82%-562583-312312-12------412061---No
 4 Mparo TCUrban4,1313,92495%-81%-8210---1-12-2------431154---No
 5 RwamucucuRural25,22023,95995%44%--3532671231458412------67101168---No
 6 KamweziRural29,46027,98795%62%--41950---244165121123------7131102---No
Total 111,425105,854956282028846334729295079402161000000364261625000No
District 111,425105,854956282028846334729295079402161000000364261625000No

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