Kiruhura District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Kiruhura vary from 26 % in Sanga TC Sub-County to 95 % in Kiruhura TC Sub-County. Kiruhura has 1,142 domestic water points which serve a total of 93,698 people – 83,649 in rural areas. 104 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kiruhura has 2 piped schemes.

Access

47%

Rural Functionality

90%

Equity

37

Management

88%

Gender

77%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KSH Kashongi 176
Kashongi
Population 176
KNS Kenshunga 70
Kenshunga
Population 70
KKT Kikaatsi 64
Kikaatsi
Population 64
SNG Sanga 10
Sanga
Population 10
KNI Kinoni 72
Kinoni
Population 72
STC Sanga TC 149
Sanga TC
Population 149
NYK Nyakashashara 94
Nyakashashara
Population 94
KTR Kitura 251
Kitura
Population 251
KTL Kiruhura TC 156
Kiruhura TC
Population 156
KNY Kanyaryeru 84
Kanyaryeru
Population 84

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 47 %
Rural Access 47 %
Urban Access 52 %

KKT Kikaatsi 31 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 7,761
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga NWSC
Kenshunga
Population Served NWSC
KNY Kanyaryeru 80 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 7,890
KSH Kashongi 51 %
Kashongi
Population Served 16,617
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 61 %
Kitura
Population Served 12,518
NYK Nyakashashara 40 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 8,511
SNG Sanga 52 %
Sanga
Population Served 4,815
STC Sanga TC 26 %
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 47 %
Rural Access 47 %
Urban Access 52 %

KKT Kikaatsi 31 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 7,761
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga NWSC
Kenshunga
Population Served NWSC
KNY Kanyaryeru 80 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 7,890
KSH Kashongi 51 %
Kashongi
Population Served 16,617
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 61 %
Kitura
Population Served 12,518
NYK Nyakashashara 40 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 8,511
SNG Sanga 52 %
Sanga
Population Served 4,815
STC Sanga TC 26 %
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 90 %
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 KanyaryeruRural9,9037,89080%69%-80%---4-49112018119516314134---No
 2 NyakashasharaRural21,3588,51140%94%-100%------101222682088102121-1-22---No
 3 KituraRural20,52312,51861%85%-100%1-1244288311508581-12-2------No
 4 KenshungaRural33,170NWSCNWSC94%-100%---21318220755803-315-1516-16357825Yes
 5 Kiruhura TCUrban7,278NWSCNWSC-97%100%----1144870272---11-11128-1281898143Yes
 6 KikaatsiRural24,8187,76131%90%-95%----33146204745120-202-2------No
 7 KashongiRural32,81216,61751%90%-100%---4131731233129131421-18-8------No
 8 SangaRural9,1874,81552%96%-100%------12315311321-14-4------No
 9 KinoniRural27,204NWSCNWSC89%-94%---347177241362138132152135-5---Yes
 10 Sanga TCUrban11,9323,13526%-89%100%---1-154926228---7-7------No
Total 198,18593,6984790969701142236515444198691317225725955257151515622715968No
District 198,18593,6984790969701142236515444198691317225725955257151515622715968No

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