Busia District

by December 9, 2019

The access rates in Busia vary from 60 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,043 domestic water points which serve a total of 286,626 people – 244,704 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

48

Management

81%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
EDV Eastern DIV 9,903
Eastern DIV
Population 9,903
WDV Western DIV 7,517
Western DIV
Population 7,517
BHH Buhehe 434
Buhehe
Population 434
BLM Bulumbi 305
Bulumbi
Population 305
BSM Busime 401
Busime
Population 401
BST Busitema 338
Busitema
Population 338
BTB Buteba 558
Buteba
Population 558
BYN Buyanga 341
Buyanga
Population 341
DBN Dabani 670
Dabani
Population 670
LMN Lumino 267
Lumino
Population 267
LNY Lunyo 339
Lunyo
Population 339
MJN Majanji 1,374
Majanji
Population 1,374
MSB Masaba 405
Masaba
Population 405
MSF Masafu 315
Masafu
Population 315
MSN Masinya 1,062
Masinya
Population 1,062
SKD Sikuda 621
Sikuda
Population 621

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 20,936
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 65 %
Busime
Population Served 14,030
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 19,033
BTB Buteba 69 %
Buteba
Population Served 22,015
BYN Buyanga 95 %
Buyanga
Population Served 20,255
DBN Dabani 74 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,024
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,183
LNY Lunyo 69 %
Lunyo
Population Served 12,024
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,908
MSB Masaba 82 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 71 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,700
MSN Masinya 60 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,850
SKD Sikuda 68 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,703
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 20,936
BLM Bulumbi 89 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 65 %
Busime
Population Served 14,030
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 19,033
BTB Buteba 69 %
Buteba
Population Served 22,015
BYN Buyanga 95 %
Buyanga
Population Served 20,255
DBN Dabani 74 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,024
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,183
LNY Lunyo 69 %
Lunyo
Population Served 12,024
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,908
MSB Masaba 82 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 71 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,700
MSN Masinya 60 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,850
SKD Sikuda 68 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,703
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 BulumbiRural17,67815,81889%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 2 DabaniRural33,74925,02474%98%--47-478-843144213---------91-No
 3 MasafuRural23,46316,70071%97%--22-2242632-32---------4-4196-7No
 4 SikudaRural21,64214,70368%95%--24-2410111192211-1------------No
 5 BusimeRural21,53514,03065%90%--1-141537340415------------No
 6 BuyangaRural21,32120,25595%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 7 MajanjiRural12,53511,90895%94%-----7-732234213------2-2---No
 8 BusitemaRural20,03519,03395%94%--5168-853356---------------No
 9 MasinyaRural23,24913,85060%96%--19-1931427128---------1-1---No
 10 LunyoRural17,35612,02469%95%-----1-135136314------------No
 11 ButebaRural32,03522,01569%84%--30114111-11303333-3------------No
 12 LuminoRural17,03516,18395%92%-100%5-5527423452-21-1---------No
 13 BuheheRural23,14220,93690%94%--4-49-954458516------------No
 14 MasabaRural27,10622,22482%100%--6-610-1058-584-4------4-4---No
Total 311,881244,704789401002151823395710254023563327392020001101120517No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban26,463NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban37,070NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 63,53341,9226607601311401115924437000000409491,28510180No
District 375,414286,6267694761002281924795810355532587361046202000519601,49010287No

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