Mbale District

by October 18, 2019

The access rates in Mbale vary from 27 % in Nakaloke Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,551 domestic water points which serve a total of 393,358 people – 273,055 in rural areas. 200 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Mbale has 1 piped schemes.

Access

70%

Rural Functionality

87%

Equity

133

Management

90%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,290
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,290
NBT Nabumali TC Unknown
Nabumali TC
Population 0
BTC Busiu TC Unknown
Busiu TC
Population 0
NMB Namabasa Unknown
Namabasa
Population 0
BBY Bubyangu 802
Bubyangu
Population 802
BDW Budwale 817
Budwale
Population 817
BKS Bukasakya 1,816
Bukasakya
Population 1,816
BKH Bukhiende 636
Bukhiende
Population 636
BMS Bumasikye 519
Bumasikye
Population 519
BMB Bumbobi 778
Bumbobi
Population 778
BNG Bungokho 683
Bungokho
Population 683
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 1,605
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 1,605
BSN Busano 667
Busano
Population 667
BSU Busiu 521
Busiu
Population 521
BSB Busoba 630
Busoba
Population 630
LKH Lukhonge 604
Lukhonge
Population 604
LWS Lwasso 1,193
Lwasso
Population 1,193
NKL Nakaloke 594
Nakaloke
Population 594
NMN Namanyonyi 1,239
Namanyonyi
Population 1,239
WNL Wanale 952
Wanale
Population 952
NDV Northern DIV 6,106
Northern DIV
Population 6,106
WDV Wanale DIV 2,439
Wanale DIV
Population 2,439
NYN Nyondo 577
Nyondo
Population 577
IDV Industrial DIV 4,750
Industrial DIV
Population 4,750
BFM Bufumbo 2,612
Bufumbo
Population 2,612
BKN Bukonde 1,620
Bukonde
Population 1,620

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 66 %
Urban Access 82 %

BBY Bubyangu 51 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,555
BFM Bufumbo 93 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 77 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,530
BKN Bukonde 54 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 63 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 63 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 73 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 90 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 60 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,868
BSB Busoba 70 %
Busoba
Population Served 17,150
BSN Busano 83 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 43 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,138
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 72 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 71 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,074
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,842
NMN Namanyonyi 53 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,100
NTC Nakaloke TC 35 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,430
NYN Nyondo 29 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 14,768

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 66 %
Urban Access 82 %

BBY Bubyangu 51 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,555
BFM Bufumbo 93 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 77 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,530
BKN Bukonde 54 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 63 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 63 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 73 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 90 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 60 %
Bungokho
Population Served 19,868
BSB Busoba 70 %
Busoba
Population Served 17,150
BSN Busano 83 %
Busano
Population Served 14,406
BSU Busiu 43 %
Busiu
Population Served 11,156
BTC Busiu TC 95 %
Busiu TC
Population Served 2,138
IDV Industrial DIV NWSC
Industrial DIV
Population Served NWSC
LKH Lukhonge 72 %
Lukhonge
Population Served 8,065
LWS Lwasso 71 %
Lwasso
Population Served 7,456
NBT Nabumali TC 95 %
Nabumali TC
Population Served 4,074
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,842
NMN Namanyonyi 53 %
Namanyonyi
Population Served 19,100
NTC Nakaloke TC 35 %
Nakaloke TC
Population Served 11,430
NYN Nyondo 29 %
Nyondo
Population Served 2,900
WDV Wanale DIV NWSC
Wanale DIV
Population Served NWSC
WNL Wanale 95 %
Wanale
Population Served 14,768

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 89 %

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 NamabasaRural8,2557,84295%94%--4-4---242261-1------------No
 2 BubyanguRural24,55012,55051%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 3 BudwaleRural9,0058,55595%99%--91-91------314------15-15---No
 4 BukasakyaRural34,62821,95063%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 5 WanaleRural15,54514,76895%97%--44246------112------47-47---No
 6 BukhiendeRural25,51519,53077%77%--384421-122527426------61016---No
 7 BufumboRural23,05021,52193%86%--82688---1-1314------13922---No
 8 BumbobiRural19,08312,00063%89%--15318---10212---------28230---No
 9 NakalokeRural18,3325,00027%100%--10-10---9-9---------------No
 10 Nabumali TCUrban4,2884,07495%-88%-22123---10-103-3------10515---No
 11 BusobaRural24,33617,15070%78%--322341-1181129---------437---No
 12 LwassoRural10,5067,45671%79%--19120---1-12-2------11819---No
 13 Bungokho MutotoRural29,69626,85390%96%--27-273-34-41-1------1227129---No
 14 BumasikyeRural14,25910,41273%92%--7-731424125112------------No
 15 BusanoRural17,26014,40683%73%--30333---2131-1------281846---No
 16 BungokhoRural33,34119,86860%88%--31-312-226531213------18523---No
 17 LukhongeRural11,2578,06572%81%---221-119221224------1-1---No
 18 Busiu TCUrban2,2512,13895%-73%-3-3-22729---------------No
 19 BukondeRural22,29911,97454%49%--18826----11314------152843---No
 20 NamanyonyiRural35,91419,10053%85%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 21 Nakaloke TCUrban32,69811,43035%-94%-171183-3192215-5------4-4---No
 22 NyondoRural10,0772,90029%100%--7-7---1-1---------8-8---No
 23 BusiuRural25,83711,15643%88%--4-4538232251-1------3-3---No
Total 451,982290,6976487890584356193874529647343331043000000400101501000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Wanale DIVUrban16,939NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban44,276NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Industrial DIVUrban46,849NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 108,064102,66195000000000000000000000000000No
District 560,046393,3587087890584356193874529647343331043000000400101501000No

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