Mbale District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Mbale vary from 26 % in Nakaloke Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,553 domestic water points which serve a total of 403,030 people – 275,953 in rural areas. 197 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbale has 1 piped schemes.

Access

68%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

141

Management

90%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,437
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,437
NBT Nabumali TC Unknown
Nabumali TC
Population 0
BTC Busiu TC Unknown
Busiu TC
Population 0
NMB Namabasa Unknown
Namabasa
Population 0
BBY Bubyangu 853
Bubyangu
Population 853
BDW Budwale 869
Budwale
Population 869
BKS Bukasakya 1,933
Bukasakya
Population 1,933
BKH Bukhiende 676
Bukhiende
Population 676
BMS Bumasikye 552
Bumasikye
Population 552
BMB Bumbobi 828
Bumbobi
Population 828
BNG Bungokho 727
Bungokho
Population 727
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 1,708
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 1,708
BSN Busano 709
Busano
Population 709
BSU Busiu 554
Busiu
Population 554
BSB Busoba 671
Busoba
Population 671
LKH Lukhonge 642
Lukhonge
Population 642
LWS Lwasso 1,269
Lwasso
Population 1,269
NKL Nakaloke 632
Nakaloke
Population 632
NMN Namanyonyi 1,318
Namanyonyi
Population 1,318
WNL Wanale 1,013
Wanale
Population 1,013
NDV Northern DIV 6,497
Northern DIV
Population 6,497
WDV Wanale DIV 2,596
Wanale DIV
Population 2,596
NYN Nyondo 614
Nyondo
Population 614
IDV Industrial DIV 5,054
Industrial DIV
Population 5,054
BFM Bufumbo 2,779
Bufumbo
Population 2,779
BKN Bukonde 1,723
Bukonde
Population 1,723

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 68 %
Rural Access 63 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 48 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 9,103
BFM Bufumbo 88 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 71 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 50 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 60 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 61 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,300
BMS Bumasikye 73 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 11,012
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 86 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 27,153
BNG Bungokho 57 %
Bungokho
Population Served 20,168
BSB Busoba 64 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,550
BSN Busano 78 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 41 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,276
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 67 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 67 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,335
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 26 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 8,345
NMN Namanyonyi 51 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,400
NTC Nakaloke TC 32 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,230
NYN Nyondo 27 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 15,714

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 68 %
Rural Access 63 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 48 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 9,103
BFM Bufumbo 88 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 71 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 50 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 60 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 61 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,300
BMS Bumasikye 73 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 11,012
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 86 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 27,153
BNG Bungokho 57 %
Bungokho
Population Served 20,168
BSB Busoba 64 %
Busoba
Population Served 16,550
BSN Busano 78 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 41 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,276
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 67 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 67 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,335
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 26 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 8,345
NMN Namanyonyi 51 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,400
NTC Nakaloke TC 32 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,230
NYN Nyondo 27 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 15,714

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 NamabasaRural8,7848,34595%94%--4-4---242261-1------------No
 2 BubyanguRural26,12312,55048%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 3 BudwaleRural9,5829,10395%99%--91-91------314------15-15---No
 4 BukasakyaRural36,84521,95060%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 5 WanaleRural16,54115,71495%97%--44246------112------47-47---No
 6 BukhiendeRural27,14919,23071%77%--384421-122527426------61016---No
 7 BufumboRural24,52621,52188%86%--82688---1-1314------13922---No
 8 BumbobiRural20,30512,30061%89%--15318---10212---------28230---No
 9 NakalokeRural19,5065,00026%100%--10-10---9-9---------------No
 10 Nabumali TCUrban4,5634,33595%-88%-22123---10-103-3------10515---No
 11 BusobaRural25,89416,55064%80%--322341-1181129---------437---No
 12 LwassoRural11,1797,45667%79%--19120---1-12-2------11819---No
 13 Bungokho MutotoRural31,59827,15386%96%--27-273-34-41-1------1227129---No
 14 BumasikyeRural15,17211,01273%93%--7-731424125112------------No
 15 BusanoRural18,36614,40678%73%--30333---2131-1------281846---No
 16 BungokhoRural35,47720,16857%88%--31-312-226531213------18523---No
 17 LukhongeRural11,9788,06567%81%---221-119221224------1-1---No
 18 Busiu TCUrban2,3962,27695%-73%-3-3-22729---------------No
 19 BukondeRural23,72711,97450%49%--18826----11314------152843---No
 20 NamanyonyiRural38,21419,40051%85%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 21 Nakaloke TCUrban34,79211,23032%-96%-171183-3192215-5------4-4---No
 22 NyondoRural10,7232,90027%100%--7-7---1-1---------8-8---No
 23 BusiuRural27,49111,15641%88%--4-4538232251-1------3-3---No
Total 480,931293,7946187900584346183874530145346331043000000400101501000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Wanale DIVUrban18,023NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban47,112NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Industrial DIVUrban49,850NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 114,985109,23695000000000000000000000000000No
District 595,916403,0306887900584346183874530145346331043000000400101501000No

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