Mbale District

by March 29, 2020

The access rates in Mbale vary from 27 % in Nakaloke Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,548 domestic water points which serve a total of 394,778 people – 272,949 in rural areas. 198 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbale has 1 piped schemes.

Access

69%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

135

Management

90%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,326
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,326
NBT Nabumali TC Unknown
Nabumali TC
Population 0
BTC Busiu TC Unknown
Busiu TC
Population 0
NMB Namabasa Unknown
Namabasa
Population 0
BBY Bubyangu 814
Bubyangu
Population 814
BDW Budwale 830
Budwale
Population 830
BKS Bukasakya 1,845
Bukasakya
Population 1,845
BKH Bukhiende 646
Bukhiende
Population 646
BMS Bumasikye 527
Bumasikye
Population 527
BMB Bumbobi 790
Bumbobi
Population 790
BNG Bungokho 694
Bungokho
Population 694
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 1,630
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 1,630
BSN Busano 677
Busano
Population 677
BSU Busiu 529
Busiu
Population 529
BSB Busoba 640
Busoba
Population 640
LKH Lukhonge 613
Lukhonge
Population 613
LWS Lwasso 1,212
Lwasso
Population 1,212
NKL Nakaloke 604
Nakaloke
Population 604
NMN Namanyonyi 1,258
Namanyonyi
Population 1,258
WNL Wanale 967
Wanale
Population 967
NDV Northern DIV 6,203
Northern DIV
Population 6,203
WDV Wanale DIV 2,478
Wanale DIV
Population 2,478
NYN Nyondo 586
Nyondo
Population 586
IDV Industrial DIV 4,825
Industrial DIV
Population 4,825
BFM Bufumbo 2,653
Bufumbo
Population 2,653
BKN Bukonde 1,645
Bukonde
Population 1,645

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 65 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 50 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,691
BFM Bufumbo 92 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 74 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 53 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 62 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 62 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 72 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 89 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 59 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,868
BSB Busoba 68 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,850
BSN Busano 82 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 43 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,173
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 71 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 70 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,138
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,967
NMN Namanyonyi 52 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,100
NTC Nakaloke TC 34 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,230
NYN Nyondo 28 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 15,001

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 65 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 50 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,691
BFM Bufumbo 92 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 74 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 53 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 62 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 62 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 72 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 89 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 59 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,868
BSB Busoba 68 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,850
BSN Busano 82 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 43 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,173
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 71 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 70 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,138
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,967
NMN Namanyonyi 52 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,100
NTC Nakaloke TC 34 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,230
NYN Nyondo 28 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 15,001

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 87 %
Urban Functionality 90 %

BBY Bubyangu 97 %
Bubyangu
Functional Sources 65
BDW Budwale 99 %
Budwale
Functional Sources 109
BFM Bufumbo 86 %
Bufumbo
Functional Sources 99
BKH Bukhiende 77 %
Bukhiende
Functional Sources 71
BKN Bukonde 49 %
Bukonde
Functional Sources 36
BKS Bukasakya 94 %
Bukasakya
Functional Sources 79
BMB Bumbobi 88 %
Bumbobi
Functional Sources 53
BMS Bumasikye 92 %
Bumasikye
Functional Sources 35
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 96 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Functional Sources 157
BNG Bungokho 88 %
Bungokho
Functional Sources 79
BSB Busoba 77 %
Busoba
Functional Sources 55
BSN Busano 73 %
Busano
Functional Sources 61
BSU Busiu 88 %
Busiu
Functional Sources 36
BTC Busiu TC 71 %
Busiu TC
Functional Sources 10
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
LKH Lukhonge 79 %
Lukhonge
Functional Sources 23
LWS Lwasso 79 %
Lwasso
Functional Sources 33
NBT Nabumali TC 88 %
Nabumali TC
Functional Sources 45
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
NKL Nakaloke 100 %
Nakaloke
Functional Sources 19
NMB Namabasa 94 %
Namabasa
Functional Sources 29
NMN Namanyonyi 84 %
Namanyonyi
Functional Sources 70
NTC Nakaloke TC 94 %
Nakaloke TC
Functional Sources 48
NYN Nyondo 100 %
Nyondo
Functional Sources 16
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
WNL Wanale 97 %
Wanale
Functional Sources 92

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
BUNGOKHO                               
 1 NamabasaRural8,3867,96795%94%--4-4---242261-1------------No
 2 BubyanguRural24,93912,55050%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 3 BudwaleRural9,1488,69195%99%--91-91------314------15-15---No
 4 BukasakyaRural35,17621,95062%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 5 WanaleRural15,79115,00195%97%--44246------112------47-47---No
 6 BukhiendeRural25,91919,23074%77%--384421-122527426------61016---No
 7 BufumboRural23,41521,52192%86%--82688---1-1314------13922---No
 8 BumbobiRural19,38512,00062%89%--15318---10212---------28230---No
 9 NakalokeRural18,6235,00027%100%--10-10---9-9---------------No
 10 Nabumali TCUrban4,3564,13895%-88%-22123---10-103-3------10515---No
 11 BusobaRural24,72216,85068%79%--322341-1181129---------437---No
 12 LwassoRural10,6737,45670%79%--19120---1-12-2------11819---No
 13 Bungokho MutotoRural30,16726,85389%96%--27-273-34-41-1------1227129---No
 14 BumasikyeRural14,48410,41272%92%--7-731424125112------------No
 15 BusanoRural17,53414,40682%73%--30333---2131-1------281846---No
 16 BungokhoRural33,87019,86859%88%--31-312-226531213------18523---No
 17 LukhongeRural11,4358,06571%81%---221-119221224------1-1---No
 18 Busiu TCUrban2,2872,17395%-73%-3-3-22729---------------No
 19 BukondeRural22,65211,97453%49%--18826----11314------152843---No
 20 NamanyonyiRural36,48319,10052%85%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 21 Nakaloke TCUrban33,21611,23034%-96%-171183-3192215-5------4-4---No
 22 NyondoRural10,2372,90028%100%--7-7---1-1---------8-8---No
 23 BusiuRural26,24611,15643%88%--4-4538232251-1------3-3---No
Total 459,144290,4906387900584346183874529546341331043000000400101501000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Wanale DIVUrban17,207NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban44,978NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Industrial DIVUrban47,592NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 109,777104,28895000000000000000000000000000No
District 568,921394,7786987900584346183874529546341331043000000400101501000No

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
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Unknown/Not GFS10000000000
Surface Water Based/GFS11000000000
Unknown/GFS64020000000
Total95020001000

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