Buliisa District

by October 18, 2019

The access rates in Buliisa vary from 24 % in Butiaba Sub-County to 95 % in Biiso Sub-County. Buliisa has 452 domestic water points which serve a total of 101,731 people – 93,004 in rural areas. 118 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buliisa has 1 piped schemes.

Access

71%

Rural Functionality

71%

Equity

120

Management

90%

Gender

91%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KGW Kigwera 222
Kigwera
Population 222
BTC Buliisa TC 276
Buliisa TC
Population 276
BTB Butiaba 214
Butiaba
Population 214
KHN Kihungya 241
Kihungya
Population 241
NGW Ngwedo 171
Ngwedo
Population 171
BSO Biiso 71
Biiso
Population 71
BLS Buliisa 62
Buliisa
Population 62

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 71 %
Rural Access 70 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 74 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 19,557
BTB Butiaba 24 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,886
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,727
KGW Kigwera 75 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 14,826
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 20,924

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 71 %
Rural Access 70 %
Urban Access 95 %

BLS Buliisa 74 %
Buliisa
Population Served 15,906
BSO Biiso 95 %
Biiso
Population Served 19,557
BTB Butiaba 24 %
Butiaba
Population Served 8,886
BTC Buliisa TC 95 %
Buliisa TC
Population Served 8,727
KGW Kigwera 75 %
Kigwera
Population Served 12,906
KHN Kihungya 95 %
Kihungya
Population Served 14,826
NGW Ngwedo 95 %
Ngwedo
Population Served 20,924

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 71 %
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 ButiabaRural36,6358,88624%83%--------6713516------32133---No
 2 Buliisa TCUrban9,1868,72795%-98%----8-82-21-1------3013141311No
 3 NgwedoRural22,02520,92495%72%--4-4213441862123------249334--No
 4 KihungyaRural15,60614,82695%59%--137202114351451-1------------No
 5 BiisoRural20,58619,55795%70%--1031327184510111123------9-9---No
 6 BuliisaRural21,58215,90674%65%-----123321648-11------------No
 7 KigweraRural17,15512,90675%81%-----1141514418-11------19120---No
Total 142,775101,731717198027103770391091145016497160000001141212645311No
District 142,775101,731717198027103770391091145016497160000001141212645311No

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