Butaleja District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Butaleja vary from 52 % in Mazimasa Sub-County to 72 % in Busolwe Sub-County. Butaleja has 657 domestic water points which serve a total of 193,361 people – 168,455 in rural areas. 57 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Butaleja has 1 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

91%

Equity

38

Management

95%

Gender

89%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BDM Budumba 365
Budumba
Population 365
BSB Busaba 404
Busaba
Population 404
BSI Busabi 378
Busabi
Population 378
BSL Busolwe 590
Busolwe
Population 590
BTC Busolwe TC 1,055
Busolwe TC
Population 1,055
BTL Butaleja 479
Butaleja
Population 479
BTX Butaleja TC 496
Butaleja TC
Population 496
HMT Himutu 440
Himutu
Population 440
KCH Kachonga 725
Kachonga
Population 725
MZM Mazimasa 1,123
Mazimasa
Population 1,123
NWN Nawanjofu 323
Nawanjofu
Population 323
NWY Naweyo 757
Naweyo
Population 757

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 60 %
Rural Access 61 %
Urban Access 57 %

BDM Budumba 60 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,200
BSB Busaba 64 %
Busaba
Population Served 20,813
BSI Busabi 61 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 72 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 55 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 9,900
BTL Butaleja 53 %
Butaleja
Population Served 11,106
BTX Butaleja TC 58 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 15,006
HMT Himutu 63 %
Himutu
Population Served 12,300
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 52 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 22,700
NWN Nawanjofu 59 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,300
NWY Naweyo 67 %
Naweyo
Population Served 19,200

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 60 %
Rural Access 61 %
Urban Access 57 %

BDM Budumba 60 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,200
BSB Busaba 64 %
Busaba
Population Served 20,813
BSI Busabi 61 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 72 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 55 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 9,900
BTL Butaleja 53 %
Butaleja
Population Served 11,106
BTX Butaleja TC 58 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 15,006
HMT Himutu 63 %
Himutu
Population Served 12,300
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 52 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 22,700
NWN Nawanjofu 59 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,300
NWY Naweyo 67 %
Naweyo
Population Served 19,200

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 91 %
Urban Functionality 90 %

BDM Budumba 90 %
Budumba
Functional Sources 54
BSB Busaba 89 %
Busaba
Functional Sources 68
BSI Busabi 94 %
Busabi
Functional Sources 44
BSL Busolwe 93 %
Busolwe
Functional Sources 37
BTC Busolwe TC 94 %
Busolwe TC
Functional Sources 29
BTL Butaleja 100 %
Butaleja
Functional Sources 33
BTX Butaleja TC 88 %
Butaleja TC
Functional Sources 42
HMT Himutu 92 %
Himutu
Functional Sources 35
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Functional Sources 55
MZM Mazimasa 83 %
Mazimasa
Functional Sources 52
NWN Nawanjofu 100 %
Nawanjofu
Functional Sources 45
NWY Naweyo 89 %
Naweyo
Functional Sources 55

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
BUNYOLE                               
 1 Busolwe TCUrban17,9539,90055%-94%----1-128230---------------No
 2 Butaleja TCUrban25,73315,00658%-88%----2-2396451-1------------No
 3 NaweyoRural28,60619,20067%91%-----1031345449---------------No
 4 BusolweRural19,62914,13672%93%--------37340------------291612No
 5 MazimasaRural43,32722,70052%86%--1-1---511162---------------No
 6 BusabaRural32,55520,81364%90%---113-35265813-13-------11---No
 7 KachongaRural33,393NWSCNWSC87%-----551050454------------16--Yes
 8 BudumbaRural30,40118,20060%90%--1-1911044549---------------No
 9 HimutuRural19,39012,30063%93%-----1-134337---------------No
 10 ButalejaRural20,94511,10653%100%--------32-321-1------------No
 11 BusabiRural24,05714,60061%94%--1-1---43346---------------No
 12 NawanjofuRural25,97215,30059%100%-----1-144-44---------------No
Total 321,961193,3616091900314329415504659615015000000011307612No
District 321,961193,3616091900314329415504659615015000000011307612No

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 GFS11001000010
Unknown/GFS11000000000
Groundwater based/Unknown11000100010
Total33000100020

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