Bukedea District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Bukedea vary from 50 % in Malera Sub-County to 88 % in Bukedea Sub-County. Bukedea has 719 domestic water points which serve a total of 184,900 people – 176,400 in rural areas. 102 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Bukedea has 3 piped schemes.

Access

65%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

63

Management

100%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKD Bukedea 332
Bukedea
Population 332
KCH Kachumbala 500
Kachumbala
Population 500
KDN Kidongole 417
Kidongole
Population 417
MLR Malera 179
Malera
Population 179
KLR Kolir 175
Kolir
Population 175
BTC Bukedea TC 431
Bukedea TC
Population 431

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 65 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 56 %

BKD Bukedea 88 %
Bukedea
Population Served 37,254
BTC Bukedea TC 56 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 59 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 46,048
KDN Kidongole 65 %
Kidongole
Population Served 25,450
KLR Kolir 78 %
Kolir
Population Served 35,530
MLR Malera 50 %
Malera
Population Served 32,118

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 65 %
Rural Access 66 %
Urban Access 56 %

BKD Bukedea 88 %
Bukedea
Population Served 37,254
BTC Bukedea TC 56 %
Bukedea TC
Population Served 8,500
KCH Kachumbala 59 %
Kachumbala
Population Served 46,048
KDN Kidongole 65 %
Kidongole
Population Served 25,450
KLR Kolir 78 %
Kolir
Population Served 35,530
MLR Malera 50 %
Malera
Population Served 32,118

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 87 %
Urban Functionality 61 %

BKD Bukedea 91 %
Bukedea
Functional Sources 126
BTC Bukedea TC 61 %
Bukedea TC
Functional Sources 23
KCH Kachumbala 84 %
Kachumbala
Functional Sources 163
KDN Kidongole 84 %
Kidongole
Functional Sources 87
KLR Kolir 89 %
Kolir
Functional Sources 115
MLR Malera 90 %
Malera
Functional Sources 103

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 KachumbalaRural77,60046,04859%84%--94710118725491261268---------228--No
 2 MaleraRural64,02332,11850%90%--12-1220525686743-3------------No
 3 Bukedea TCUrban15,1968,50056%-61%-83114378-8---------3912---No
 4 KolirRural45,58835,53078%89%-100%17-1743649544581451-1---------No
 5 KidongoleRural39,23625,45065%84%--52456781528432----------116-5No
 6 BukedeaRural42,47437,25488%91%-100%4945336339405451122-2------116714No
Total 284,117184,9006587611002321825012832160247312787111830300031013350719No
District 284,117184,9006587611002321825012832160247312787111830300031013350719No

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