Busia District

by September 18, 2020

The access rates in Busia vary from 59 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,052 domestic water points which serve a total of 290,676 people – 247,866 in rural areas. 78 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Busia has 2 piped schemes.

Access

76%

Rural Functionality

94%

Equity

49

Management

81%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
EDV Eastern DIV 10,152
Eastern DIV
Population 10,152
WDV Western DIV 7,706
Western DIV
Population 7,706
BHH Buhehe 445
Buhehe
Population 445
BLM Bulumbi 313
Bulumbi
Population 313
BSM Busime 411
Busime
Population 411
BST Busitema 347
Busitema
Population 347
BTB Buteba 572
Buteba
Population 572
BYN Buyanga 350
Buyanga
Population 350
DBN Dabani 687
Dabani
Population 687
LMN Lumino 274
Lumino
Population 274
LNY Lunyo 348
Lunyo
Population 348
MJN Majanji 1,408
Majanji
Population 1,408
MSB Masaba 416
Masaba
Population 416
MSF Masafu 323
Masafu
Population 323
MSN Masinya 1,089
Masinya
Population 1,089
SKD Sikuda 637
Sikuda
Population 637

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 76 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 66 %

BHH Buhehe 90 %
Buhehe
Population Served 21,236
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 16,118
BSM Busime 65 %
Busime
Population Served 14,330
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 19,513
BTB Buteba 67 %
Buteba
Population Served 22,015
BYN Buyanga 93 %
Buyanga
Population Served 20,430
DBN Dabani 73 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,324
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,591
LNY Lunyo 68 %
Lunyo
Population Served 12,024
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 12,208
MSB Masaba 80 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 69 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,700
MSN Masinya 59 %
Masinya
Population Served 14,150
SKD Sikuda 68 %
Sikuda
Population Served 15,003
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western 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 76 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 66 %

BHH Buhehe 90 %
Buhehe
Population Served 21,236
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 16,118
BSM Busime 65 %
Busime
Population Served 14,330
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 19,513
BTB Buteba 67 %
Buteba
Population Served 22,015
BYN Buyanga 93 %
Buyanga
Population Served 20,430
DBN Dabani 73 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,324
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,591
LNY Lunyo 68 %
Lunyo
Population Served 12,024
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 12,208
MSB Masaba 80 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 69 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,700
MSN Masinya 59 %
Masinya
Population Served 14,150
SKD Sikuda 68 %
Sikuda
Population Served 15,003
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western 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 94 %
Urban Functionality 76 %

BHH Buhehe 94 %
Buhehe
Functional Sources NWSC
BLM Bulumbi 92 %
Bulumbi
Functional Sources NWSC
BSM Busime 90 %
Busime
Functional Sources NWSC
BST Busitema 94 %
Busitema
Functional Sources NWSC
BTB Buteba 84 %
Buteba
Functional Sources NWSC
BYN Buyanga 96 %
Buyanga
Functional Sources NWSC
DBN Dabani 98 %
Dabani
Functional Sources NWSC
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Functional Sources NWSC
LMN Lumino 92 %
Lumino
Functional Sources NWSC
LNY Lunyo 95 %
Lunyo
Functional Sources NWSC
MJN Majanji 93 %
Majanji
Functional Sources NWSC
MSB Masaba 100 %
Masaba
Functional Sources NWSC
MSF Masafu 97 %
Masafu
Functional Sources NWSC
MSN Masinya 96 %
Masinya
Functional Sources NWSC
SKD Sikuda 95 %
Sikuda
Functional Sources NWSC
WDV Western DIV NWSC
Western 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
SAMIA-BUGWE                                
 1 BulumbiRural18,12316,11889%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 2 DabaniRural34,59925,32473%98%--47-478-843144213---------91-No
 3 MasafuRural24,05516,70069%97%--22-2242632-32---------4-4196-7No
 4 SikudaRural22,18815,00368%95%--24-2410111192211-1------------No
 5 BusimeRural22,07814,33065%91%--1-141537340415------------No
 6 BuyangaRural21,85820,43093%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 7 MajanjiRural12,85112,20895%94%-----7-732234213------2-2---No
 8 BusitemaRural20,54019,51395%94%--5168-853356---------------No
 9 MasinyaRural23,83514,15059%96%--19-1931427128---------1-1---No
 10 LunyoRural17,79412,02468%95%-----1-135136314------------No
 11 ButebaRural32,84222,01567%84%--30114111-11303333-3------------No
 12 LuminoRural17,46416,59195%92%-100%5-5527423452-21-1---------No
 13 BuheheRural23,72521,23690%94%--4-49-954458516------------No
 14 MasabaRural27,78922,22480%100%--6-610-1058-584-4------4-4---No
Total 319,741247,866789401002151823395710254923572327392020001101120517No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban27,130NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban38,004NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 65,13442,8106607601311401115924437000000409491,28510180No
District 384,875290,6767694761002281924795810356432596361046202000519601,49010287No

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 GFS21012000010
Groundwater based/Unknown10010100000
Total31020100010

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