Buliisa District

by September 19, 2020

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 22 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 450 domestic water points which serve a total of 103,816 people – 94,826 in rural areas. 116 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 1 piped schemes.

Access

70%

Rural Functionality

72%

Equity

131

Management

90%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KGW Kigwera 231
Kigwera
Population 231
BTC Buliisa TC 288
Buliisa TC
Population 288
BTB Butiaba 223
Butiaba
Population 223
KHN Kihungya 252
Kihungya
Population 252
NGW Ngwedo 178
Ngwedo
Population 178
BSO Biiso 74
Biiso
Population 74
BLS Buliisa 65
Buliisa
Population 65

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 70 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 94 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 20,414
BTB Butiaba 22 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 94 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 72 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 15,475
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 21,841

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 70 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 94 %

BLS Buliisa 71 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 20,414
BTB Butiaba 22 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 94 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 72 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 15,475
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 21,841

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 72 %
Urban Functionality 98 %

BLS Buliisa 63 %
Buliisa
Functional Sources 33
BSO Biiso 70 %
Biiso
Functional Sources 57
BTB Butiaba 83 %
Butiaba
Functional Sources 43
BTC Buliisa TC 98 %
Buliisa TC
Functional Sources 41
KGW Kigwera 81 %
Kigwera
Functional Sources 44
KHN Kihungya 59 %
Kihungya
Functional Sources 36
NGW Ngwedo 71 %
Ngwedo
Functional Sources 75

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 ButiabaRural38,2398,28622%86%--------6713516------32133---No
 2 Buliisa TCUrban9,5898,99094%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 3 NgwedoRural22,99021,84195%72%--4-4213441862123------249334--No
 4 KihungyaRural16,28915,47595%59%--137202114351451-1------------No
 5 BiisoRural21,48820,41495%70%--1031327184510111123------9-9---No
 6 BuliisaRural22,52715,90671%65%-----123321648-11------------No
 7 KigweraRural17,90612,90672%81%-----1141514418-11------19120---No
Total 149,028103,816707298027103770391091144816297160000001141212645311No
District 149,028103,816707298027103770391091144816297160000001141212645311No

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