Kasese District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Kasese vary from 18 % in Kyondo Sub-County to 95 % in Ihandiro Sub-County. Kasese has 3,345 domestic water points which serve a total of 496,641 people – 348,347 in rural areas. 578 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kasese has 1 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

80%

Equity

147

Management

93%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BGY Bugoye 212
Bugoye
Population 212
KST Kisinga TC Unknown
Kisinga TC
Population 0
KMT Kinyamaseka TC Unknown
Kinyamaseka TC
Population 0
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC Unknown
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population 0
MHK Muhokya 71
Muhokya
Population 71
KYN Kyondo 190
Kyondo
Population 190
NYU Nyakiyumbu 356
Nyakiyumbu
Population 356
LKT Lake Katwe 40
Lake Katwe
Population 40
MLB Maliba 256
Maliba
Population 256
KTS Kitswamba 156
Kitswamba
Population 156
KYB Kyabarungira 810
Kyabarungira
Population 810
BWR Bwera 1,534
Bwera
Population 1,534
HTC Hima TC 541
Hima TC
Population 541
IHN Ihandiro 332
Ihandiro
Population 332
ISN Isango 687
Isango
Population 687
KSN Kisinga 303
Kisinga
Population 303
KTH Kitholhu 376
Kitholhu
Population 376
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC 3,038
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population 3,038
MKN Mukunyu 664
Mukunyu
Population 664
NYK Nyakatonzi 67
Nyakatonzi
Population 67
BHH Buhuhira 621
Buhuhira
Population 621
BWS Bwesumbu 261
Bwesumbu
Population 261
KRS Karusandara 94
Karusandara
Population 94
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 491
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population 491
KLM Kilembe 207
Kilembe
Population 207
MHN Mahango 745
Mahango
Population 745
RKK Rukoki 436
Rukoki
Population 436
BDV Bulembia DIV 319
Bulembia DIV
Population 319
CDV Central DIV 1,344
Central DIV
Population 1,344
NDV Nyamwamba DIV 980
Nyamwamba DIV
Population 980
KYR Kyarumba 323
Kyarumba
Population 323
KRM Karambi 1,665
Karambi
Population 1,665

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 60 %
Rural Access 58 %
Urban Access 62 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 48 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,350
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 43 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 71 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,906
BWS Bwesumbu 42 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 10,786
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 15,136
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,339
KLM Kilembe 74 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,932
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 95 %
Karusandara
Population Served 13,633
KSN Kisinga 61 %
Kisinga
Population Served 17,850
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 18,250
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 19,216
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 64 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,536
KYN Kyondo 18 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 30 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 60 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 37 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,600
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 22,758
MKN Mukunyu 20 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 47 %
Maliba
Population Served 26,021
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 55 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 74 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 56 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 80 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population Served 8,312

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 60 %
Rural Access 58 %
Urban Access 62 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 48 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,350
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 43 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 71 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,906
BWS Bwesumbu 42 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 10,786
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 15,136
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,339
KLM Kilembe 74 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,932
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 95 %
Karusandara
Population Served 13,633
KSN Kisinga 61 %
Kisinga
Population Served 17,850
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 18,250
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 19,216
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 64 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,536
KYN Kyondo 18 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 30 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 60 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 37 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,600
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 22,758
MKN Mukunyu 20 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 47 %
Maliba
Population Served 26,021
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 55 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 74 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 56 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 80 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population Served 8,312

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 80 %
Urban Functionality 89 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 100 %
Bulembia DIV
Functional Sources 56
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Functional Sources 197
BHH Buhuhira 98 %
Buhuhira
Functional Sources 50
BWR Bwera 90 %
Bwera
Functional Sources 86
BWS Bwesumbu 79 %
Bwesumbu
Functional Sources 46
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Functional Sources 5
IHN Ihandiro 90 %
Ihandiro
Functional Sources 89
ISN Isango 92 %
Isango
Functional Sources 124
KLM Kilembe 87 %
Kilembe
Functional Sources 61
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 91 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Functional Sources 62
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Functional Sources 195
KRS Karusandara 94 %
Karusandara
Functional Sources 31
KSN Kisinga 79 %
Kisinga
Functional Sources 91
KST Kisinga TC 89 %
Kisinga TC
Functional Sources 112
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Functional Sources 52
KTH Kitholhu 78 %
Kitholhu
Functional Sources 111
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Functional Sources 60
KYB Kyabarungira 42 %
Kyabarungira
Functional Sources 34
KYN Kyondo 86 %
Kyondo
Functional Sources 31
KYR Kyarumba 71 %
Kyarumba
Functional Sources 75
LKT Lake Katwe 95 %
Lake Katwe
Functional Sources 75
MHK Muhokya 76 %
Muhokya
Functional Sources 38
MHN Mahango 98 %
Mahango
Functional Sources 132
MKN Mukunyu 90 %
Mukunyu
Functional Sources 37
MLB Maliba 66 %
Maliba
Functional Sources 90
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Functional Sources 560
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Functional Sources 89
NYK Nyakatonzi 73 %
Nyakatonzi
Functional Sources 8
NYU Nyakiyumbu 22 %
Nyakiyumbu
Functional Sources 38
RKK Rukoki 98 %
Rukoki
Functional Sources 52
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 100 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Functional Sources 31

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
BUKONJO                                
 1 Kisinga TCUrban19,21018,25095%-90%-343371-1------------771188---No
 2 KyarumbaRural50,51215,12030%72%--2673322411215520------311546---No
 3 Hima TCUrban15,820NWSCNWSC-83%-------2131-1------2-2---Yes
 4 BweraRural21,01814,90671%90%--10313------1-1------75782---No
 5 Kinyamaseka TCUrban2,0341,93295%-91%-16-162-2---628------38442---No
 6 IsangoRural9,8319,33995%92%--2-2------213------12010130---No
 7 MukunyuRural38,3087,51820%90%--12-124153-33-3------15318---No
 8 NyakatonziRural5,9893,30055%73%-100%---617224------1-1------No
 9 KisingaRural29,38017,85061%80%--3-3-11213---------8622108---No
 10 KyondoRural28,8155,16518%88%--9110------123------21223---No
 11 NyakiyumbuRural36,72627,27774%22%--11011---3811145------33112145---No
 12 KitholhuRural20,22719,21695%79%--4919681-1---246------59867---No
 13 IhandiroRural15,93315,13695%90%--66672------4-4------19423996-73No
 14 Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TCUrban61,586NWSCNWSC-87%-4-4---2132-2------55284636---Yes
 15 KarambiRural30,962NWSCNWSC76%--191029------3-3------17351224---Yes
Total 386,351244,13663748810025159310164201514294118590001011,3003281,628996073No
BUSONGORA                               
 1 BuhuhiraRural21,9229,40043%98%--311321-1------------18-18---No
 2 BwesumbuRural25,42510,78642%82%--23831------6-6------17421---No
 3 KilembeRural16,04611,95074%88%--35843---------------26127---No
 4 RukokiRural16,7249,30056%98%--27-27---------------25126---No
 5 KitswambaRural25,199NWSCNWSC91%--1-16-6-11---------53558---Yes
 6 BugoyeRural42,715NWSCNWSC99%--651665161-13-3------1231124---Yes
 7 Katwe-Kabatoro TCUrban7,684NWSCNWSC-88%-5-5----11---------47653334415Yes
 8 MuhokyaRural23,0528,60037%83%--415----22---------34943---No
 9 MahangoRural23,95622,75895%98%--1043107------8-8------20-20---No
 10 KyabarungiraRural19,66212,53664%43%--51318-11---156------282856---No
 11 KarusandaraRural14,35113,63395%96%--1-117118121131-1------------No
 12 Rugendabara Kikongo TCUrban10,3968,31280%-100%----6-610-102-2------13-13---No
 13 Lake KatweRural23,61714,20460%95%--7-72-2164209-9------41-4114-2No
 14 MalibaRural55,82326,02147%68%--442771112325145------4113542-2No
Total 326,572199,717618693036263425384426211733183900000050664570360420No
KASESE M.C                               
 1 Nyamwamba DIVUrban67,349NWSCNWSC-95%-18-18314---314------65368---Yes
 2 Bulembia DIVUrban19,6629,35048%-100%-19-19---------------37-37---No
 3 Central DIVUrban34,353NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 121,36452,788430970370373140003140000001023105000No
District 834,287496,64160808910065012277257966772510275271020001011,9083952,3031,356493No

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/GFS11000001000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Surface Water Based/GFS3724112110000240
Groundwater based/GFS21010000020
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000000020
Total4328113010020280

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