Bukedea District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Bukedea vary from 51 % in Malera Sub-County to 87 % in Bukedea Sub-County. Bukedea has 687 domestic water points which serve a total of 176,195 people – 167,695 in rural areas. 100 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Bukedea has 3 piped schemes.

Access

67%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

62

Management

98%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKD Bukedea 308
Bukedea
Population 308
BTC Bukedea TC 400
Bukedea TC
Population 400
KDN Kidongole 387
Kidongole
Population 387
KCH Kachumbala 463
Kachumbala
Population 463
MLR Malera 166
Malera
Population 166
KLR Kolir 162
Kolir
Population 162

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 67 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 60 %

BKD Bukedea 87 %
Bukedea
Population Served 34,154
BTC Bukedea TC 60 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 61 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 44,242
KDN Kidongole 68 %
Kidongole
Population Served 24,650
KLR Kolir 81 %
Kolir
Population Served 34,330
MLR Malera 51 %
Malera
Population Served 30,318

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 67 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 60 %

BKD Bukedea 87 %
Bukedea
Population Served 34,154
BTC Bukedea TC 60 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 61 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 44,242
KDN Kidongole 68 %
Kidongole
Population Served 24,650
KLR Kolir 81 %
Kolir
Population Served 34,330
MLR Malera 51 %
Malera
Population Served 30,318

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 85 %
Urban Functionality 92 %

BKD Bukedea 86 %
Bukedea
Functional Sources 99
BTC Bukedea TC 94 %
Bukedea TC
Functional Sources 33
KCH Kachumbala 97 %
Kachumbala
Functional Sources 173
KDN Kidongole 97 %
Kidongole
Functional Sources 83
KLR Kolir 83 %
Kolir
Functional Sources 101
MLR Malera 92 %
Malera
Functional Sources 91

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
Bukedea                               
 1 KachumbalaRural71,94944,24261%90%--8919024-2454357617---------228--No
 2 MaleraRural59,36130,31851%80%--10-101852362163123------------No
 3 Bukedea TCUrban14,0908,50060%-92%-7187-7718---------12-12---No
 4 KolirRural42,26934,33081%78%--1611735124747552325-11---------No
 5 KidongoleRural36,37924,65068%86%--48-481131423-23---------1-16-5No
 6 BukedeaRural39,38234,15487%88%--427492653130333112-11------116714No
Total 263,430176,19567859202311324410247149236282646111702200012113350719No
District 263,430176,19567859202311324410247149236282646111702200012113350719No

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/Not GFS33002000130
Unknown/Not GFS30001000000
Total63000000130

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