Mbale District

by January 20, 2020

The access rates in Mbale vary from 27 % in Nakaloke Sub-County to 95 % in Wanale Sub-County. Mbale has 1,549 domestic water points which serve a total of 394,292 people – 273,074 in rural areas. 199 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

134

Management

90%

Gender

88%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
NTC Nakaloke TC 2,313
Nakaloke TC
Population 2,313
NBT Nabumali TC Unknown
Nabumali TC
Population 0
BTC Busiu TC Unknown
Busiu TC
Population 0
NMB Namabasa Unknown
Namabasa
Population 0
BBY Bubyangu 810
Bubyangu
Population 810
BDW Budwale 825
Budwale
Population 825
BKS Bukasakya 1,835
Bukasakya
Population 1,835
BKH Bukhiende 642
Bukhiende
Population 642
BMS Bumasikye 524
Bumasikye
Population 524
BMB Bumbobi 786
Bumbobi
Population 786
BNG Bungokho 690
Bungokho
Population 690
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 1,621
Bungokho Mutoto
Population 1,621
BSN Busano 674
Busano
Population 674
BSU Busiu 526
Busiu
Population 526
BSB Busoba 637
Busoba
Population 637
LKH Lukhonge 610
Lukhonge
Population 610
LWS Lwasso 1,205
Lwasso
Population 1,205
NKL Nakaloke 600
Nakaloke
Population 600
NMN Namanyonyi 1,251
Namanyonyi
Population 1,251
WNL Wanale 962
Wanale
Population 962
NDV Northern DIV 6,169
Northern DIV
Population 6,169
WDV Wanale DIV 2,464
Wanale DIV
Population 2,464
NYN Nyondo 583
Nyondo
Population 583
IDV Industrial DIV 4,798
Industrial DIV
Population 4,798
BFM Bufumbo 2,638
Bufumbo
Population 2,638
BKN Bukonde 1,636
Bukonde
Population 1,636

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 65 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 51 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,642
BFM Bufumbo 92 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 75 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 53 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 63 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 62 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 72 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 90 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 59 %
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 2,160
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 4,115
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,922
NMN Namanyonyi 53 %
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 14,919

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 65 %
Urban Access 81 %

BBY Bubyangu 51 %
Bubyangu
Population Served 12,550
BDW Budwale 95 %
Budwale
Population Served 8,642
BFM Bufumbo 92 %
Bufumbo
Population Served 21,521
BKH Bukhiende 75 %
Bukhiende
Population Served 19,230
BKN Bukonde 53 %
Bukonde
Population Served 11,974
BKS Bukasakya 63 %
Bukasakya
Population Served 21,950
BMB Bumbobi 62 %
Bumbobi
Population Served 12,000
BMS Bumasikye 72 %
Bumasikye
Population Served 10,412
BMT Bungokho Mutoto 90 %
Bungokho Mutoto
Population Served 26,853
BNG Bungokho 59 %
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 2,160
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 4,115
NDV Northern DIV NWSC
Northern DIV
Population Served NWSC
NKL Nakaloke 27 %
Nakaloke
Population Served 5,000
NMB Namabasa 95 %
Namabasa
Population Served 7,922
NMN Namanyonyi 53 %
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 14,919

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 NamabasaRural8,3397,92295%94%--4-4---242261-1------------No
 2 BubyanguRural24,80112,55051%97%--47-47----11---------18119---No
 3 BudwaleRural9,0978,64295%99%--91-91------314------15-15---No
 4 BukasakyaRural34,98221,95063%94%--13-131711836440---------13-13---No
 5 WanaleRural15,70414,91995%97%--44246------112------47-47---No
 6 BukhiendeRural25,77619,23075%77%--384421-122527426------61016---No
 7 BufumboRural23,28521,52192%86%--82688---1-1314------13922---No
 8 BumbobiRural19,27812,00062%89%--15318---10212---------28230---No
 9 NakalokeRural18,5205,00027%100%--10-10---9-9---------------No
 10 Nabumali TCUrban4,3324,11595%-88%-22123---10-103-3------10515---No
 11 BusobaRural24,58517,15070%78%--322341-1181129---------437---No
 12 LwassoRural10,6147,45670%79%--19120---1-12-2------11819---No
 13 Bungokho MutotoRural30,00026,85390%96%--27-273-34-41-1------1227129---No
 14 BumasikyeRural14,40410,41272%92%--7-731424125112------------No
 15 BusanoRural17,43714,40683%73%--30333---2131-1------281846---No
 16 BungokhoRural33,68219,86859%88%--31-312-226531213------18523---No
 17 LukhongeRural11,3728,06571%81%---221-119221224------1-1---No
 18 Busiu TCUrban2,2742,16095%-73%-3-3-22729---------------No
 19 BukondeRural22,52711,97453%49%--18826----11314------152843---No
 20 NamanyonyiRural36,28219,10053%85%--232252-224630---------21526---No
 21 Nakaloke TCUrban33,03311,23034%-96%-171183-3192215-5------4-4---No
 22 NyondoRural10,1812,90028%100%--7-7---1-1---------8-8---No
 23 BusiuRural26,10111,15643%88%--4-4538232251-1------3-3---No
Total 456,606290,5806487900584346183874529547342331043000000400101501000No
MBALE M.C                               
 1 Wanale DIVUrban17,112NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Northern DIVUrban44,729NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Industrial DIVUrban47,329NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 109,170103,71295000000000000000000000000000No
District 565,776394,2927087900584346183874529547342331043000000400101501000No

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