Butaleja District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Butaleja vary from 53 % in Mazimasa Sub-County to 71 % in Himutu Sub-County. Butaleja has 688 domestic water points which serve a total of 202,661 people – 175,355 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

92%

Equity

44

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NWN Nawanjofu 338
Nawanjofu
Population 338
MZM Mazimasa 1,175
Mazimasa
Population 1,175
KCH Kachonga 758
Kachonga
Population 758
BTL Butaleja 501
Butaleja
Population 501
BSL Busolwe 617
Busolwe
Population 617
BSB Busaba 423
Busaba
Population 423
BDM Budumba 382
Budumba
Population 382
BSI Busabi 396
Busabi
Population 396
HMT Himutu 460
Himutu
Population 460
BTC Busolwe TC 1,104
Busolwe TC
Population 1,104
BTX Butaleja TC 519
Butaleja TC
Population 519
NWY Naweyo 792
Naweyo
Population 792

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 60 %
Urban Access 60 %

BDM Budumba 59 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,800
BSB Busaba 64 %
Busaba
Population Served 21,713
BSI Busabi 58 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 69 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 56 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 10,500
BTL Butaleja 55 %
Butaleja
Population Served 12,006
BTX Butaleja TC 62 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 16,806
HMT Himutu 71 %
Himutu
Population Served 14,400
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 53 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 23,900
NWN Nawanjofu 56 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,300
NWY Naweyo 67 %
Naweyo
Population Served 20,100

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 60 %
Urban Access 60 %

BDM Budumba 59 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,800
BSB Busaba 64 %
Busaba
Population Served 21,713
BSI Busabi 58 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 69 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 56 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 10,500
BTL Butaleja 55 %
Butaleja
Population Served 12,006
BTX Butaleja TC 62 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 16,806
HMT Himutu 71 %
Himutu
Population Served 14,400
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 53 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 23,900
NWN Nawanjofu 56 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,300
NWY Naweyo 67 %
Naweyo
Population Served 20,100

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 92 %
Urban Functionality 91 %

BDM Budumba 90 %
Budumba
Functional Sources 57
BSB Busaba 91 %
Busaba
Functional Sources 78
BSI Busabi 94 %
Busabi
Functional Sources 46
BSL Busolwe 93 %
Busolwe
Functional Sources 40
BTC Busolwe TC 94 %
Busolwe TC
Functional Sources 33
BTL Butaleja 100 %
Butaleja
Functional Sources 41
BTX Butaleja TC 89 %
Butaleja TC
Functional Sources 51
HMT Himutu 94 %
Himutu
Functional Sources 45
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Functional Sources 59
MZM Mazimasa 86 %
Mazimasa
Functional Sources 69
NWN Nawanjofu 100 %
Nawanjofu
Functional Sources 51
NWY Naweyo 91 %
Naweyo
Functional Sources 61

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 TCUrban18,78610,50056%-94%----1-132234---------------No
 2 Butaleja TCUrban26,92616,80662%-89%----2-2486541-1------------No
 3 NaweyoRural29,93220,10067%91%-----1031351354---------------No
 4 BusolweRural20,53914,13669%93%--------40343------------291612No
 5 MazimasaRural45,33623,90053%86%--1-1---681179---------------No
 6 BusabaRural34,06521,71364%91%---113-36266813-13-------11---No
 7 KachongaRural34,941NWSCNWSC87%-----551054458------------16--Yes
 8 BudumbaRural31,81018,80059%90%--1-1911047552---------------No
 9 HimutuRural20,28914,40071%94%-----1-144347---------------No
 10 ButalejaRural21,91712,00655%100%--------40-401-1------------No
 11 BusabiRural25,17314,60058%94%--1-1---45348---------------No
 12 NawanjofuRural27,17715,30056%100%-----1-150-50---------------No
Total 336,891202,6616092910314329415814662715015000000011307612No
District 336,891202,6616092910314329415814662715015000000011307612No

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