Luwero District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Luwero vary from 45 % in Kamira Sub-County to 95 % in Katikamu Sub-County. Luwero has 1,293 domestic water points which serve a total of 365,316 people – 294,871 in rural areas. 163 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Luwero has 3 piped schemes.

Access

68%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

84

Management

89%

Gender

74%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MKL Makulubita 228
Makulubita
Population 228
KLG Kalagala 375
Kalagala
Population 375
KTK Katikamu 338
Katikamu
Population 338
LWR Luwero 213
Luwero
Population 213
BMN Bamunanika 281
Bamunanika
Population 281
BTC Bombo TC 3,632
Bombo TC
Population 3,632
KKY Kikyusa 161
Kikyusa
Population 161
LTC Luwero TC 2,565
Luwero TC
Population 2,565
NYM Nyimbwa 430
Nyimbwa
Population 430
WTC Wobulenzi TC 1,628
Wobulenzi TC
Population 1,628
BTN Butuntumula 108
Butuntumula
Population 108
KMR Kamira 71
Kamira
Population 71
ZRB Zirobwe 230
Zirobwe
Population 230

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 69 %
Urban Access 63 %

BMN Bamunanika 79 %
Bamunanika
Population Served 26,736
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Population Served NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 77 %
Butuntumula
Population Served 31,872
KKY Kikyusa 52 %
Kikyusa
Population Served 21,300
KLG Kalagala 73 %
Kalagala
Population Served 38,350
KMR Kamira 45 %
Kamira
Population Served 13,851
KTK Katikamu 95 %
Katikamu
Population Served 48,503
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Population Served NWSC
LWR Luwero 95 %
Luwero
Population Served 37,480
MKL Makulubita 48 %
Makulubita
Population Served 18,524
NYM Nyimbwa 61 %
Nyimbwa
Population Served 26,053
WTC Wobulenzi TC NWSC
Wobulenzi TC
Population Served NWSC
ZRB Zirobwe NWSC
Zirobwe
Population Served NWSC

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 69 %
Urban Access 63 %

BMN Bamunanika 79 %
Bamunanika
Population Served 26,736
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Population Served NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 77 %
Butuntumula
Population Served 31,872
KKY Kikyusa 52 %
Kikyusa
Population Served 21,300
KLG Kalagala 73 %
Kalagala
Population Served 38,350
KMR Kamira 45 %
Kamira
Population Served 13,851
KTK Katikamu 95 %
Katikamu
Population Served 48,503
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Population Served NWSC
LWR Luwero 95 %
Luwero
Population Served 37,480
MKL Makulubita 48 %
Makulubita
Population Served 18,524
NYM Nyimbwa 61 %
Nyimbwa
Population Served 26,053
WTC Wobulenzi TC NWSC
Wobulenzi TC
Population Served NWSC
ZRB Zirobwe NWSC
Zirobwe
Population Served NWSC

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 86 %
Urban Functionality 96 %

BMN Bamunanika 89 %
Bamunanika
Functional Sources NWSC
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Functional Sources NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 60 %
Butuntumula
Functional Sources NWSC
KKY Kikyusa 92 %
Kikyusa
Functional Sources NWSC
KLG Kalagala 96 %
Kalagala
Functional Sources NWSC
KMR Kamira 100 %
Kamira
Functional Sources NWSC
KTK Katikamu 96 %
Katikamu
Functional Sources NWSC
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Functional Sources NWSC
LWR Luwero 78 %
Luwero
Functional Sources NWSC
MKL Makulubita 97 %
Makulubita
Functional Sources NWSC
NYM Nyimbwa 97 %
Nyimbwa
Functional Sources NWSC
WTC Wobulenzi TC NWSC
Wobulenzi TC
Functional Sources NWSC
ZRB Zirobwe NWSC
Zirobwe
Functional Sources NWSC

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
BAMUNANIKA                               
 1 KamiraRural31,05413,85145%100%-100%---8-831-319-9---26-26------No
 2 BamunanikaRural33,81726,73679%90%-----3053546450617------------No
 3 KalagalaRural52,38238,35073%96%--2-27217344448---------3-3---No
 4 ZirobweRural52,935NWSCNWSC65%-----1824425946331720---------351-35Yes
Total 170,188111,13965860100202128291571981221018183600026026303351035No
KATIKAMU                               
 1 KatikamuRural51,05648,50395%96%-----85489653684-4------------No
 2 LuweroRural39,45337,48095%78%---1148186655116610212------------No
 3 ButuntumulaRural41,55231,87277%63%-100%---36235927134048121-17-7------No
 4 Luwero TCUrban50,393NWSCNWSC-96%----8-844246---------251261,44813891Yes
 5 Wobulenzi TCUrban31,827NWSCNWSC-96%-2-25-521-21---------22224---Yes
 6 Bombo TCUrban30,391NWSCNWSC-95%-8-852724-243-3------2-2704731Yes
 7 MakulubitaRural38,79018,52448%97%--1-12322532-324-4------------No
 8 NyimbwaRural42,98926,05361%97%--2-232133472491-1------1-1---No
 9 KikyusaRural40,88921,30052%93%-67%---14-144945347552---426------No
Total 367,340254,1776986968613114256503063893542473158810111213503532,152145122No
District 537,528365,31668869695151163847946358747634913312410137239533562,503145157No

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
Groundwater based/Not GFS33000003030
Total33000003030

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