Kiruhura District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Kiruhura vary from 27 % in Sanga TC Sub-County to 95 % in Kiruhura TC Sub-County. Kiruhura has 1,125 domestic water points which serve a total of 91,769 people – 81,933 in rural areas. 137 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kiruhura has 2 piped schemes.

Access

48%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

37

Management

91%

Gender

77%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KSH Kashongi 171
Kashongi
Population 171
KNS Kenshunga 68
Kenshunga
Population 68
KKT Kikaatsi 62
Kikaatsi
Population 62
SNG Sanga 9
Sanga
Population 9
STC Sanga TC 144
Sanga TC
Population 144
NYK Nyakashashara 91
Nyakashashara
Population 91
KTR Kitura 243
Kitura
Population 243
KTL Kiruhura TC 151
Kiruhura TC
Population 151
KNY Kanyaryeru 81
Kanyaryeru
Population 81
KNI Kinoni 69
Kinoni
Population 69

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 48 %
Rural Access 47 %
Urban Access 53 %

KKT Kikaatsi 30 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 7,143
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga NWSC
Kenshunga
Population Served NWSC
KNY Kanyaryeru 82 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 7,890
KSH Kashongi 52 %
Kashongi
Population Served 16,605
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 63 %
Kitura
Population Served 12,518
NYK Nyakashashara 38 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 7,899
SNG Sanga 52 %
Sanga
Population Served 4,659
STC Sanga TC 27 %
Sanga TC
Population Served 3,135

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 48 %
Rural Access 47 %
Urban Access 53 %

KKT Kikaatsi 30 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 7,143
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga NWSC
Kenshunga
Population Served NWSC
KNY Kanyaryeru 82 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 7,890
KSH Kashongi 52 %
Kashongi
Population Served 16,605
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 63 %
Kitura
Population Served 12,518
NYK Nyakashashara 38 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 7,899
SNG Sanga 52 %
Sanga
Population Served 4,659
STC Sanga TC 27 %
Sanga TC
Population Served 3,135

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 86 %
Urban Functionality 96 %

KKT Kikaatsi 82 %
Kikaatsi
Functional Sources 61
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Functional Sources 161
KNS Kenshunga NWSC
Kenshunga
Functional Sources 111
KNY Kanyaryeru 68 %
Kanyaryeru
Functional Sources 32
KSH Kashongi 85 %
Kashongi
Functional Sources 164
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Functional Sources 202
KTR Kitura 85 %
Kitura
Functional Sources 83
NYK Nyakashashara 70 %
Nyakashashara
Functional Sources 78
SNG Sanga 91 %
Sanga
Functional Sources 43
STC Sanga TC 84 %
Sanga TC
Functional Sources 32

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
NYABUSHOZI                               
 1 KanyaryeruRural9,5967,89082%69%-80%---4-49112018119516314134---No
 2 NyakashasharaRural20,6957,89938%65%-77%------101222682088102121-1-22---No
 3 KituraRural19,88612,51863%85%-100%1-1244288311508581-12-2------No
 4 KenshungaRural32,142NWSCNWSC94%-100%---21318220755803-315-1516-16357825Yes
 5 Kiruhura TCUrban7,053NWSCNWSC-97%100%----1144870272---11-11128-1281898143Yes
 6 KikaatsiRural24,0487,14330%89%-95%----33146204745120-202-2------No
 7 KashongiRural31,79516,60552%90%-100%---4131731233129131421-18-8------No
 8 SangaRural8,9034,65952%96%-100%------12315311321-14-4------No
 9 KinoniRural26,361NWSCNWSC89%-94%---347177241362138132152135-5---Yes
 10 Sanga TCUrban11,5623,13527%-89%100%---1-154926228---7-7------No
Total 192,04191,7694886969401142236513954193657547115545954357150515522415968No
District 192,04191,7694886969401142236513954193657547115545954357150515522415968No

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/Unknown22000200000
Surface Water Based/GFS21000000000
Unknown/Not GFS133000002000
Groundwater based/Not GFS43010201020
Total219010403020

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