Iganga District

by November 24, 2020

The access rates in Iganga vary from 56 % in Nambale Sub-County to 95 % in Bulamogi Sub-County. Iganga has 857 domestic water points which serve a total of 283,099 people – 228,374 in rural areas. 15 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Iganga has 1 piped schemes.

Access

71%

Rural Functionality

98%

Equity

47

Management

97%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
CDV Central DIV 9,142
Central DIV
Population 9,142
NDV Northern DIV 8,026
Northern DIV
Population 8,026
BLM Bulamogi 639
Bulamogi
Population 639
NKL Nakalama 801
Nakalama
Population 801
NKG Nakigo 704
Nakigo
Population 704
NMB Nambale 478
Nambale
Population 478
NMN Namungalwe 517
Namungalwe
Population 517
NWN Nawandala 387
Nawandala
Population 387
NWI Nawanyingi 567
Nawanyingi
Population 567
NBT Nabitende 369
Nabitende
Population 369

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 71 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 84 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 32,987
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 67 %
Nabitende
Population Served 22,274
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 74 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,362
NKL Nakalama 56 %
Nakalama
Population Served 30,715
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 30,834
NMN Namungalwe 74 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,674
NWI Nawanyingi 62 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 18,730
NWN Nawandala 70 %
Nawandala
Population Served 25,798

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 71 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 84 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 32,987
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 67 %
Nabitende
Population Served 22,274
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 74 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,362
NKL Nakalama 56 %
Nakalama
Population Served 30,715
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 30,834
NMN Namungalwe 74 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,674
NWI Nawanyingi 62 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 18,730
NWN Nawandala 70 %
Nawandala
Population Served 25,798

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 NakigoRural46,44434,36274%100%--9-94735049150112------1-1---No
 2 NamungalweRural43,92432,67474%99%--20-202412563164314------------No
 3 NawandalaRural37,02425,79870%100%--31334911050151358------1-14-2No
 4 NakalamaRural54,87830,71556%100%--19-1931-3154-54-22------------No
 5 BulamogiRural34,72332,98795%98%--15-1531144550454-44------------No
 6 NabitendeRural33,40922,27467%95%--12-1210-1048452224------1-18-1No
 7 NambaleRural55,20730,83456%99%--2-281979-7914-14------------No
 8 NawanyingiRural30,23218,73062%91%--8-81742126329314------------No
Total 335,841228,37468980012211231993202465446937744000000190191203No
IGANGA MC                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban29,356NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Central DIVUrban35,928NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 65,28454,72584000000000000000000000000000No
District 401,125283,09971980012211231993202465446937744000000190191203No

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