Buliisa District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 19 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Ngwedo Sub-County. Buliisa has 465 domestic water points which serve a total of 112,314 people – 103,324 in rural areas. 114 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 1 piped schemes.

Access

65%

Rural Functionality

73%

Equity

141

Management

90%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KGW Kigwera 266
Kigwera
Population 266
BSO Biiso 85
Biiso
Population 85
NGW Ngwedo 205
Ngwedo
Population 205
BTB Butiaba 257
Butiaba
Population 257
KHN Kihungya 290
Kihungya
Population 290
BLS Buliisa 75
Buliisa
Population 75
BTC Buliisa TC 332
Buliisa TC
Population 332

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 65 %
Rural Access 64 %
Urban Access 81 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 18,306
BSO Biiso 89 %
Biiso
Population Served 21,965
BTB Butiaba 19 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 81 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 64 %
Kigwera
Population Served 13,206
KHN Kihungya 87 %
Kihungya
Population Served 16,406
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 25,155

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 65 %
Rural Access 64 %
Urban Access 81 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 18,306
BSO Biiso 89 %
Biiso
Population Served 21,965
BTB Butiaba 19 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 81 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 64 %
Kigwera
Population Served 13,206
KHN Kihungya 87 %
Kihungya
Population Served 16,406
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 25,155

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 73 %
Urban Functionality 98 %

BLS Buliisa 69 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 43
BSO Biiso 72 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 62
BTB Butiaba 86 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 43
BTC Buliisa TC 98 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 41
KGW Kigwera 82 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 45
KHN Kihungya 62 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 39
NGW Ngwedo 73 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 78

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
BULIISA                               
 1 ButiabaRural44,0438,28619%86%--------6511516------32133---No
 2 Buliisa TCUrban11,0448,99081%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 3 NgwedoRural26,47925,15595%73%--4-4213471764123------249334--No
 4 KihungyaRural18,76216,40687%62%--157222114352351-1------------No
 5 BiisoRural24,74921,96589%72%--1331627184512113123------9-9---No
 6 BuliisaRural25,94718,30671%69%-----123421658-11------------No
 7 KigweraRural20,62513,20664%82%-----1141515419-11------19120---No
Total 171,649112,314657398032104270391091264617297160000001141212645311No
District 171,649112,314657398032104270391091264617297160000001141212645311No

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
Unknown/Not GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Unknown11000100000
Unknown/GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000000010
Total55000100010

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