Iganga District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Iganga vary from 55 % in Nakalama Sub-County to 95 % in Bulamogi Sub-County. Iganga has 869 domestic water points which serve a total of 287,335 people – 232,610 in rural areas. 15 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Iganga has 1 piped schemes.

Access

70%

Rural Functionality

98%

Equity

46

Management

97%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
CDV Central DIV 9,402
Central DIV
Population 9,402
NDV Northern DIV 8,254
Northern DIV
Population 8,254
BLM Bulamogi 658
Bulamogi
Population 658
NKL Nakalama 824
Nakalama
Population 824
NKG Nakigo 724
Nakigo
Population 724
NMB Nambale 492
Nambale
Population 492
NMN Namungalwe 532
Namungalwe
Population 532
NWN Nawandala 398
Nawandala
Population 398
NWI Nawanyingi 583
Nawanyingi
Population 583
NBT Nabitende 380
Nabitende
Population 380

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 70 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 82 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 33,924
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 67 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,174
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 73 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,662
NKL Nakalama 55 %
Nakalama
Population Served 31,015
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 31,734
NMN Namungalwe 73 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,974
NWI Nawanyingi 61 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 19,030
NWN Nawandala 69 %
Nawandala
Population Served 26,098

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 70 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 82 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 33,924
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 67 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,174
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 73 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,662
NKL Nakalama 55 %
Nakalama
Population Served 31,015
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 31,734
NMN Namungalwe 73 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,974
NWI Nawanyingi 61 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 19,030
NWN Nawandala 69 %
Nawandala
Population Served 26,098

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 98 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

BLM Bulamogi 81 %
Bulamogi
Functional Sources 96
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NBT Nabitende 92 %
Nabitende
Functional Sources 73
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NKG Nakigo 96 %
Nakigo
Functional Sources 107
NKL Nakalama 98 %
Nakalama
Functional Sources 104
NMB Nambale 99 %
Nambale
Functional Sources 103
NMN Namungalwe 97 %
Namungalwe
Functional Sources 110
NWI Nawanyingi 87 %
Nawanyingi
Functional Sources 54
NWN Nawandala 90 %
Nawandala
Functional Sources 94

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
KIGULU                               
 1 NakigoRural47,76634,66273%100%--9-94735049150112------1-1---No
 2 NamungalweRural45,17532,97473%99%--20-202412563164314------------No
 3 NawandalaRural38,07826,09869%100%--31334911050151358------1-14-2No
 4 NakalamaRural56,44131,01555%100%--19-1931-3154-54-22------------No
 5 BulamogiRural35,71233,92495%98%--15-1531144550454-44------------No
 6 NabitendeRural34,36023,17467%95%--12-1210-1048452224------1-18-1No
 7 NambaleRural56,77931,73456%99%--2-281979-7914-14------------No
 8 NawanyingiRural31,09319,03061%92%--8-81742126329314------------No
Total 345,404232,61067980012211231993202477448137744000000190191203No
IGANGA MC                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban30,192NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Central DIVUrban36,951NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 67,14354,72582000000000000000000000000000No
District 412,547287,33570980012211231993202477448137744000000190191203No

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
Unknown/Not GFS10000000000
Groundwater based/Not GFS21001000000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Groundwater based/Unknown22000200010
Total63000201010

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