Buliisa District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 21 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Ngwedo Sub-County. Buliisa has 448 domestic water points which serve a total of 105,406 people – 96,415 in rural areas. 114 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 1 piped schemes.

Access

68%

Rural Functionality

72%

Equity

136

Management

90%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KGW Kigwera 242
Kigwera
Population 242
BTC Buliisa TC 302
Buliisa TC
Population 302
BTB Butiaba 234
Butiaba
Population 234
KHN Kihungya 263
Kihungya
Population 263
NGW Ngwedo 186
Ngwedo
Population 186
BSO Biiso 77
Biiso
Population 77
BLS Buliisa 68
Buliisa
Population 68

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 68 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 90 %

BLS Buliisa 67 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 92 %
Biiso
Population Served 20,765
BTB Butiaba 21 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 90 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 69 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 92 %
Kihungya
Population Served 15,706
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 22,847

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 68 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 90 %

BLS Buliisa 67 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 92 %
Biiso
Population Served 20,765
BTB Butiaba 21 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,286
BTC Buliisa TC 90 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,990
KGW Kigwera 69 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 92 %
Kihungya
Population Served 15,706
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 22,847

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 ButiabaRural40,0028,28621%86%--------6713516------32133---No
 2 Buliisa TCUrban10,0318,99090%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 3 NgwedoRural24,04922,84795%73%--4-4213441862123------249334--No
 4 KihungyaRural17,04015,70692%60%--137202114351451-1------------No
 5 BiisoRural22,47820,76592%70%--1031327184510111123------9-9---No
 6 BuliisaRural23,56615,90667%65%-----123321648-11------------No
 7 KigweraRural18,73212,90669%81%-----1141514418-11------19120---No
Total 155,898105,406687298027103770391091144616097160000001141212645311No
District 155,898105,406687298027103770391091144616097160000001141212645311No

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