Butaleja District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Butaleja vary from 53 % in Mazimasa Sub-County to 74 % in Busolwe Sub-County. Butaleja has 650 domestic water points which serve a total of 191,261 people – 166,355 in rural areas. 57 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Butaleja has 1 piped schemes.

Access

61%

Rural Functionality

91%

Equity

37

Management

94%

Gender

89%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BDM Budumba 354
Budumba
Population 354
BSB Busaba 392
Busaba
Population 392
BSI Busabi 366
Busabi
Population 366
BSL Busolwe 571
Busolwe
Population 571
BTC Busolwe TC 1,022
Busolwe TC
Population 1,022
BTL Butaleja 464
Butaleja
Population 464
BTX Butaleja TC 481
Butaleja TC
Population 481
HMT Himutu 426
Himutu
Population 426
KCH Kachonga 702
Kachonga
Population 702
MZM Mazimasa 1,087
Mazimasa
Population 1,087
NWN Nawanjofu 312
Nawanjofu
Population 312
NWY Naweyo 733
Naweyo
Population 733

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 61 %
Rural Access 62 %
Urban Access 59 %

BDM Budumba 62 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,200
BSB Busaba 66 %
Busaba
Population Served 20,813
BSI Busabi 63 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 74 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 57 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 9,900
BTL Butaleja 53 %
Butaleja
Population Served 10,806
BTX Butaleja TC 60 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 15,006
HMT Himutu 62 %
Himutu
Population Served 11,700
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 53 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 22,100
NWN Nawanjofu 60 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,000
NWY Naweyo 68 %
Naweyo
Population Served 18,900

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 61 %
Rural Access 62 %
Urban Access 59 %

BDM Budumba 62 %
Budumba
Population Served 18,200
BSB Busaba 66 %
Busaba
Population Served 20,813
BSI Busabi 63 %
Busabi
Population Served 14,600
BSL Busolwe 74 %
Busolwe
Population Served 14,136
BTC Busolwe TC 57 %
Busolwe TC
Population Served 9,900
BTL Butaleja 53 %
Butaleja
Population Served 10,806
BTX Butaleja TC 60 %
Butaleja TC
Population Served 15,006
HMT Himutu 62 %
Himutu
Population Served 11,700
KCH Kachonga NWSC
Kachonga
Population Served NWSC
MZM Mazimasa 53 %
Mazimasa
Population Served 22,100
NWN Nawanjofu 60 %
Nawanjofu
Population Served 15,000
NWY Naweyo 68 %
Naweyo
Population Served 18,900

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 TCUrban17,3889,90057%-94%----1-128230---------------No
 2 Butaleja TCUrban24,92215,00660%-88%----2-2396451-1------------No
 3 NaweyoRural27,70418,90068%90%-----1031345449---------------No
 4 BusolweRural19,01014,13674%93%--------37340------------291612No
 5 MazimasaRural41,96222,10053%85%--1-1---511162---------------No
 6 BusabaRural31,53020,81366%90%---113-35265813-13-------11---No
 7 KachongaRural32,341NWSCNWSC87%-----551050454------------16--Yes
 8 BudumbaRural29,44318,20062%90%--1-1911044549---------------No
 9 HimutuRural18,77911,70062%92%-----1-134337---------------No
 10 ButalejaRural20,28610,80653%100%--------32-321-1------------No
 11 BusabiRural23,29914,60063%94%--1-1---43346---------------No
 12 NawanjofuRural25,15415,00060%100%-----1-144-44---------------No
Total 311,818191,2616191900314329415434658915015000000011307612No
District 311,818191,2616191900314329415434658915015000000011307612No

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