Bukedea District

by December 7, 2022

The access rates in Bukedea vary from 50 % in Malera Sub-County to 86 % in Bukedea Sub-County. Bukedea has 694 domestic water points which serve a total of 178,294 people – 169,794 in rural areas. 100 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Bukedea has 3 piped schemes.

Access

66%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

64

Management

98%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKD Bukedea 318
Bukedea
Population 318
KCH Kachumbala 478
Kachumbala
Population 478
MLR Malera 172
Malera
Population 172
KLR Kolir 168
Kolir
Population 168
BTC Bukedea TC 412
Bukedea TC
Population 412
KDN Kidongole 399
Kidongole
Population 399

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 66 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 58 %

BKD Bukedea 86 %
Bukedea
Population Served 34,754
BTC Bukedea TC 58 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 60 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 44,842
KDN Kidongole 66 %
Kidongole
Population Served 24,950
KLR Kolir 79 %
Kolir
Population Served 34,630
MLR Malera 50 %
Malera
Population Served 30,618

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 66 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 58 %

BKD Bukedea 86 %
Bukedea
Population Served 34,754
BTC Bukedea TC 58 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 60 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 44,842
KDN Kidongole 66 %
Kidongole
Population Served 24,950
KLR Kolir 79 %
Kolir
Population Served 34,630
MLR Malera 50 %
Malera
Population Served 30,618

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 KachumbalaRural74,23544,84260%90%--8919024-2454357617---------228--No
 2 MaleraRural61,24730,61850%80%--10-101852362163123------------No
 3 Bukedea TCUrban14,5378,50058%-92%-7187-7718---------12-12---No
 4 KolirRural43,61234,63079%78%--1611735124747552325-11---------No
 5 KidongoleRural37,53524,95066%86%--48-481131423-23---------1-16-5No
 6 BukedeaRural40,63334,75486%88%--427492653130333112-11------116714No
Total 271,799178,29466859202311324410247149243282716111702200012113350719No
District 271,799178,29466859202311324410247149243282716111702200012113350719No

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