Iganga District

by September 18, 2020

The access rates in Iganga vary from 55 % in Nambale Sub-County to 95 % in Bulamogi Sub-County. Iganga has 848 domestic water points which serve a total of 281,253 people – 226,528 in rural areas. 37 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

51

Management

97%

Gender

83%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
CDV Central DIV 9,133
Central DIV
Population 9,133
NDV Northern DIV 8,018
Northern DIV
Population 8,018
BLM Bulamogi 639
Bulamogi
Population 639
NKL Nakalama 800
Nakalama
Population 800
NKG Nakigo 703
Nakigo
Population 703
NMB Nambale 477
Nambale
Population 477
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 70 %
Rural Access 68 %
Urban Access 84 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 32,953
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 73 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,062
NKL Nakalama 56 %
Nakalama
Population Served 30,509
NMB Nambale 55 %
Nambale
Population Served 30,334
NMN Namungalwe 74 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,674
NWI Nawanyingi 60 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 18,124
NWN Nawandala 69 %
Nawandala
Population Served 25,598

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 68 %
Urban Access 84 %

BLM Bulamogi 95 %
Bulamogi
Population Served 32,953
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 73 %
Nakigo
Population Served 34,062
NKL Nakalama 56 %
Nakalama
Population Served 30,509
NMB Nambale 55 %
Nambale
Population Served 30,334
NMN Namungalwe 74 %
Namungalwe
Population Served 32,674
NWI Nawanyingi 60 %
Nawanyingi
Population Served 18,124
NWN Nawandala 69 %
Nawandala
Population Served 25,598

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 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 NakigoRural46,39634,06273%96%--9-94735049150112------1-1---No
 2 NamungalweRural43,87932,67474%98%--20-202412563164314------------No
 3 NawandalaRural36,98525,59869%90%--31334911050151358------1-14-2No
 4 NakalamaRural54,82130,50956%98%--19-1931-3154-54-22------------No
 5 BulamogiRural34,68732,95395%98%--15-1531144550454-44------------No
 6 NabitendeRural33,37422,27467%94%--12-1210-1048452224------1-18-1No
 7 NambaleRural55,15030,33455%99%--2-281979-7914-14------------No
 8 NawanyingiRural30,20118,12460%88%--8-81742126329314------------No
Total 335,493226,5286896001164120189122014588466291342000000190191203No
IGANGA MC                               
 1 Northern DIVUrban29,326NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Central DIVUrban35,891NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 65,21754,72584000000000000000000000000000No
District 400,710281,2537096001164120189122014588466291342000000190191203No

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