Busia District

by August 17, 2019

The access rates in Busia vary from 59 % in Masinya Sub-County to 95 % in Lumino Sub-County. Busia has 1,028 domestic water points which serve a total of 282,441 people – 240,715 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

51

Management

81%

Gender

84%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
EDV Eastern DIV 9,847
Eastern DIV
Population 9,847
WDV Western DIV 7,475
Western DIV
Population 7,475
BHH Buhehe 431
Buhehe
Population 431
BLM Bulumbi 303
Bulumbi
Population 303
BSM Busime 399
Busime
Population 399
BST Busitema 336
Busitema
Population 336
BTB Buteba 555
Buteba
Population 555
BYN Buyanga 339
Buyanga
Population 339
DBN Dabani 666
Dabani
Population 666
LMN Lumino 265
Lumino
Population 265
LNY Lunyo 337
Lunyo
Population 337
MJN Majanji 1,366
Majanji
Population 1,366
MSB Masaba 403
Masaba
Population 403
MSF Masafu 313
Masafu
Population 313
MSN Masinya 1,056
Masinya
Population 1,056
SKD Sikuda 617
Sikuda
Population 617

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 91 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,936
BLM Bulumbi 90 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 64 %
Busime
Population Served 13,730
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 18,927
BTB Buteba 67 %
Buteba
Population Served 21,415
BYN Buyanga 91 %
Buyanga
Population Served 19,230
DBN Dabani 75 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,024
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,093
LNY Lunyo 64 %
Lunyo
Population Served 11,124
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,842
MSB Masaba 82 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 70 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,400
MSN Masinya 59 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,550
SKD Sikuda 67 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,403
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 91 %
Buhehe
Population Served 20,936
BLM Bulumbi 90 %
Bulumbi
Population Served 15,818
BSM Busime 64 %
Busime
Population Served 13,730
BST Busitema 95 %
Busitema
Population Served 18,927
BTB Buteba 67 %
Buteba
Population Served 21,415
BYN Buyanga 91 %
Buyanga
Population Served 19,230
DBN Dabani 75 %
Dabani
Population Served 25,024
EDV Eastern DIV NWSC
Eastern DIV
Population Served NWSC
LMN Lumino 95 %
Lumino
Population Served 16,093
LNY Lunyo 64 %
Lunyo
Population Served 11,124
MJN Majanji 95 %
Majanji
Population Served 11,842
MSB Masaba 82 %
Masaba
Population Served 22,224
MSF Masafu 70 %
Masafu
Population Served 16,400
MSN Masinya 59 %
Masinya
Population Served 13,550
SKD Sikuda 67 %
Sikuda
Population Served 14,403
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 BulumbiRural17,57915,81890%92%-100%253286-628-281231-1---------No
 2 DabaniRural33,56025,02475%98%--47-478-843144213---------91-No
 3 MasafuRural23,33216,40070%97%--22-2242632-32---------4-4196-7No
 4 SikudaRural21,52114,40367%95%--24-2410111192211-1------------No
 5 BusimeRural21,41413,73064%90%--1-141537340415------------No
 6 BuyangaRural21,20119,23091%96%--273309-935-355-5------------No
 7 MajanjiRural12,46511,84295%93%-----7-732234213------2-2---No
 8 BusitemaRural19,92318,92795%94%--5168-853356---------------No
 9 MasinyaRural23,11913,55059%96%--19-1931427128---------1-1---No
 10 LunyoRural17,25911,12464%95%-----1-135136314------------No
 11 ButebaRural31,85521,41567%84%--30114111-11303333-3------------No
 12 LuminoRural16,94016,09395%92%-100%5-5527423452-21-1---------No
 13 BuheheRural23,01320,93691%94%--4-49-954458516------------No
 14 MasabaRural26,95522,22482%100%--6-610-1058-584-4------4-4---No
Total 310,136240,71578940100215182339571025252354832739202000110111,49010287No
BUSIA MC                               
 1 Western DIVUrban26,315NWSCNWSC-81%-5-5---10212-11------11314---Yes
 2 Eastern DIVUrban36,863NWSCNWSC-73%-819-115712426------296351,28510180Yes
Total 63,17841,726660760131140111592443700000040949000No
District 373,314282,4417694761002281924795810354032572361046202000519601,49010287No

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