Iganga District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Iganga vary from 54 % in Nakalama Sub-County to 91 % in Bulamogi Sub-County. Iganga has 967 domestic water points which serve a total of 306,986 people – 252,261 in rural areas. 39 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Iganga has 1 piped schemes.

Access

70%

Rural Functionality

96%

Equity

49

Management

90%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BLM Bulamogi 701
Bulamogi
Population 701
NMN Namungalwe 567
Namungalwe
Population 567
NMB Nambale 524
Nambale
Population 524
NKG Nakigo 772
Nakigo
Population 772
NKL Nakalama 878
Nakalama
Population 878
NDV Northern DIV 8,797
Northern DIV
Population 8,797
NWN Nawandala 424
Nawandala
Population 424
CDV Central DIV 10,021
Central DIV
Population 10,021
NWI Nawanyingi 622
Nawanyingi
Population 622
NBT Nabitende 405
Nabitende
Population 405

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 69 %
Urban Access 76 %

BLM Bulamogi 91 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 34,524
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 65 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,774
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 70 %
Nakigo
Population Served 35,862
NKL Nakalama 54 %
Nakalama
Population Served 32,215
NMB Nambale 73 %
Nambale
Population Served 44,034
NMN Namungalwe 70 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 33,574
NWI Nawanyingi 65 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 21,580
NWN Nawandala 66 %
Nawandala
Population Served 26,698

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 69 %
Urban Access 76 %

BLM Bulamogi 91 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 34,524
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 65 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,774
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 70 %
Nakigo
Population Served 35,862
NKL Nakalama 54 %
Nakalama
Population Served 32,215
NMB Nambale 73 %
Nambale
Population Served 44,034
NMN Namungalwe 70 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 33,574
NWI Nawanyingi 65 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 21,580
NWN Nawandala 66 %
Nawandala
Population Served 26,698

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 96 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

BLM Bulamogi 91 %
Bulamogi
Functional Sources 113
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NBT Nabitende 95 %
Nabitende
Functional Sources 84
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NKG Nakigo 99 %
Nakigo
Functional Sources 124
NKL Nakalama 97 %
Nakalama
Functional Sources 114
NMB Nambale 99 %
Nambale
Functional Sources 197
NMN Namungalwe 95 %
Namungalwe
Functional Sources 118
NWI Nawanyingi 94 %
Nawanyingi
Functional Sources 75
NWN Nawandala 94 %
Nawandala
Functional Sources 103

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 NakigoRural50,90935,86270%99%--9-94915063-632-2------1-1---No
 2 NamungalweRural48,14733,57470%95%--20-2025-2569372134------3-3---No
 3 NawandalaRural40,58326,69866%94%--35-3510-1055-55268------1-14-2No
 4 NakalamaRural60,15432,21554%97%--1912031-3163-63123------------No
 5 BulamogiRural38,06234,52491%91%--123154324558260-44------------No
 6 NabitendeRural36,62123,77465%95%--13-1310-1059160134------1-18-1No
 7 NambaleRural60,51444,03473%99%--3-310-109429613114------77-77---No
 8 NawanyingiRural33,13921,58065%94%--8-821-2145-45-55------1-1---No
Total 368,129252,261699600119412319932025068514202444000000840841203No
IGANGA MC                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban32,178NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Central DIVUrban39,382NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 71,56054,72576000000000000000000000000000No
District 439,689306,986709600119412319932025068514202444000000840841203No

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