Iganga District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Iganga vary from 55 % in Nakalama Sub-County to 93 % in Bulamogi Sub-County. Iganga has 881 domestic water points which serve a total of 290,936 people – 236,211 in rural areas. 15 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Iganga has 1 piped schemes.

Access

69%

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 9,653
Central DIV
Population 9,653
NDV Northern DIV 8,474
Northern DIV
Population 8,474
BLM Bulamogi 675
Bulamogi
Population 675
NKL Nakalama 846
Nakalama
Population 846
NKG Nakigo 744
Nakigo
Population 744
NMB Nambale 505
Nambale
Population 505
NMN Namungalwe 546
Namungalwe
Population 546
NWN Nawandala 409
Nawandala
Population 409
NWI Nawanyingi 599
Nawanyingi
Population 599
NBT Nabitende 390
Nabitende
Population 390

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 69 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 79 %

BLM Bulamogi 93 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 34,224
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 66 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,174
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 71 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,962
NKL Nakalama 55 %
Nakalama
Population Served 31,615
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 32,634
NMN Namungalwe 72 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 33,574
NWI Nawanyingi 61 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 19,330
NWN Nawandala 68 %
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 69 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 79 %

BLM Bulamogi 93 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 34,224
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
NBT Nabitende 66 %
Nabitende
Population Served 23,174
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKG Nakigo 71 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,962
NKL Nakalama 55 %
Nakalama
Population Served 31,615
NMB Nambale 56 %
Nambale
Population Served 32,634
NMN Namungalwe 72 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 33,574
NWI Nawanyingi 61 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 19,330
NWN Nawandala 68 %
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 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 NakigoRural49,03834,96271%100%--9-94735049150112------1-1---No
 2 NamungalweRural46,37833,57472%99%--20-202412563164314------------No
 3 NawandalaRural39,09126,69868%100%--31334911050151358------1-14-2No
 4 NakalamaRural57,94331,61555%100%--19-1931-3154-54-22------------No
 5 BulamogiRural36,66334,22493%98%--15-1531144550454-44------------No
 6 NabitendeRural35,27523,17466%95%--12-1210-1048452224------1-18-1No
 7 NambaleRural58,29032,63456%99%--2-281979-7914-14------------No
 8 NawanyingiRural31,92119,33061%92%--8-81742126329314------------No
Total 354,599236,21167980012211231993202489449337744000000190191203No
IGANGA MC                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban30,996NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Central DIVUrban37,935NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 68,93154,72579000000000000000000000000000No
District 423,530290,93669980012211231993202489449337744000000190191203No

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