Kabale District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Kabale vary from 59 % in Ryakarimira Sub-County to 95 % in Buhara Sub-County. Kabale has 1,968 domestic water points which serve a total of 223,477 people – 172,411 in rural areas. 266 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kabale has 24 piped schemes.

Access

86%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

57

Management

97%

Gender

89%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
RKM Ryakarimira Unknown
Ryakarimira
Population 0
CDV Central DIV 2,518
Central DIV
Population 2,518
NDV Northern DIV 1,653
Northern DIV
Population 1,653
SDV Southern DIV 1,680
Southern DIV
Population 1,680
BHR Buhara 365
Buhara
Population 365
KHR Kaharo 342
Kaharo
Population 342
KMG Kamuganguzi 416
Kamuganguzi
Population 416
KTM Kitumba 476
Kitumba
Population 476
KYN Kyanamira 361
Kyanamira
Population 361
MZB Maziba 251
Maziba
Population 251
RBY Rubaya 270
Rubaya
Population 270
BTN Butanda 421
Butanda
Population 421
KTC Katuna TC 1,727
Katuna TC
Population 1,727

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 86 %
Rural Access 90 %
Urban Access 77 %

BHR Buhara 95 %
Buhara
Population Served 27,161
BTN Butanda 66 %
Butanda
Population Served 13,565
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KHR Kaharo 95 %
Kaharo
Population Served 20,758
KMG Kamuganguzi 88 %
Kamuganguzi
Population Served 20,462
KTC Katuna TC 89 %
Katuna TC
Population Served 10,068
KTM Kitumba 95 %
Kitumba
Population Served 20,242
KYN Kyanamira 95 %
Kyanamira
Population Served 21,274
MZB Maziba 95 %
Maziba
Population Served 22,513
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
RBY Rubaya 95 %
Rubaya
Population Served 21,688
RKM Ryakarimira 59 %
Ryakarimira
Population Served 4,750
SDV Southern DIV NWSC
Southern DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 86 %
Rural Access 90 %
Urban Access 77 %

BHR Buhara 95 %
Buhara
Population Served 27,161
BTN Butanda 66 %
Butanda
Population Served 13,565
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KHR Kaharo 95 %
Kaharo
Population Served 20,758
KMG Kamuganguzi 88 %
Kamuganguzi
Population Served 20,462
KTC Katuna TC 89 %
Katuna TC
Population Served 10,068
KTM Kitumba 95 %
Kitumba
Population Served 20,242
KYN Kyanamira 95 %
Kyanamira
Population Served 21,274
MZB Maziba 95 %
Maziba
Population Served 22,513
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
RBY Rubaya 95 %
Rubaya
Population Served 21,688
RKM Ryakarimira 59 %
Ryakarimira
Population Served 4,750
SDV Southern DIV NWSC
Southern DIV
Population Served NWSC

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 93 %

BHR Buhara 83 %
Buhara
Functional Sources NWSC
BTN Butanda 99 %
Butanda
Functional Sources NWSC
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
KHR Kaharo 78 %
Kaharo
Functional Sources NWSC
KMG Kamuganguzi 94 %
Kamuganguzi
Functional Sources NWSC
KTC Katuna TC 92 %
Katuna TC
Functional Sources NWSC
KTM Kitumba 55 %
Kitumba
Functional Sources NWSC
KYN Kyanamira 90 %
Kyanamira
Functional Sources NWSC
MZB Maziba 100 %
Maziba
Functional Sources NWSC
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
RBY Rubaya 88 %
Rubaya
Functional Sources NWSC
RKM Ryakarimira 57 %
Ryakarimira
Functional Sources NWSC
SDV Southern DIV NWSC
Southern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC

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
KABALE M.C                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban14,023NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1---------------2-2---Yes
 2 Southern DIVUrban23,372NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1---------------7-7---Yes
 3 Central DIVUrban17,937NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 55,33240,9987401000202000000000000000909000No
NDORWA                               
 1 KitumbaRural21,30720,24295%55%--46349-11-33211132-11---144963---No
 2 KyanamiraRural22,39421,27495%90%--93295---112112------1822720915-1No
 3 RubayaRural22,82921,68895%88%--60666---2-215-15------11720137---No
 4 RyakarimiraRural8,0444,75059%57%--325---------------141125---No
 5 Katuna TCUrban11,30610,06889%-92%-20121------3-3------35439---No
 6 KaharoRural21,85020,75895%78%--85-85---1-110-10------6747114---No
 7 BuharaRural28,59027,16195%83%--79149321332551758------17942221---No
 8 KamuganguziRural23,26320,46288%94%--28331---1-132537------90292---No
 9 ButandaRural20,43713,56566%99%--54155------3-3------17-17---No
 10 MazibaRural23,69822,51395%100%--112-112---4-457-57------189-189115126No
Total 203,718182,47990869205803261222412618193242170110009042021,106130127No
District 259,050223,47786869305823261422412618193242170110009132021,115130127No

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
Unknown/Not GFS240000001000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11000000000
Surface Water Based/GFS371831401720030
Total621931401721030

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