Luwero District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Luwero vary from 43 % in Kamira Sub-County to 95 % in Luwero Sub-County. Luwero has 1,317 domestic water points which serve a total of 372,039 people – 301,595 in rural areas. 170 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Luwero has 3 piped schemes.

Access

66%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

89

Management

69%

Gender

75%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MKL Makulubita 240
Makulubita
Population 240
KKY Kikyusa 170
Kikyusa
Population 170
BMN Bamunanika 296
Bamunanika
Population 296
WTC Wobulenzi TC 1,719
Wobulenzi TC
Population 1,719
NYM Nyimbwa 454
Nyimbwa
Population 454
LTC Luwero TC 2,707
Luwero TC
Population 2,707
BTC Bombo TC 3,835
Bombo TC
Population 3,835
KLG Kalagala 396
Kalagala
Population 396
KTK Katikamu 357
Katikamu
Population 357
LWR Luwero 225
Luwero
Population 225
BTN Butuntumula 114
Butuntumula
Population 114
KMR Kamira 75
Kamira
Population 75
ZRB Zirobwe 243
Zirobwe
Population 243

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 66 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 59 %

BMN Bamunanika 75 %
Bamunanika
Population Served 26,736
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Population Served NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 75 %
Butuntumula
Population Served 33,072
KKY Kikyusa 54 %
Kikyusa
Population Served 23,112
KLG Kalagala 70 %
Kalagala
Population Served 38,650
KMR Kamira 43 %
Kamira
Population Served 14,157
KTK Katikamu 91 %
Katikamu
Population Served 49,215
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Population Served NWSC
LWR Luwero 95 %
Luwero
Population Served 39,568
MKL Makulubita 47 %
Makulubita
Population Served 19,124
NYM Nyimbwa 57 %
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 66 %
Rural Access 67 %
Urban Access 59 %

BMN Bamunanika 75 %
Bamunanika
Population Served 26,736
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Population Served NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 75 %
Butuntumula
Population Served 33,072
KKY Kikyusa 54 %
Kikyusa
Population Served 23,112
KLG Kalagala 70 %
Kalagala
Population Served 38,650
KMR Kamira 43 %
Kamira
Population Served 14,157
KTK Katikamu 91 %
Katikamu
Population Served 49,215
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Population Served NWSC
LWR Luwero 95 %
Luwero
Population Served 39,568
MKL Makulubita 47 %
Makulubita
Population Served 19,124
NYM Nyimbwa 57 %
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 90 %
Bamunanika
Functional Sources NWSC
BTC Bombo TC NWSC
Bombo TC
Functional Sources NWSC
BTN Butuntumula 70 %
Butuntumula
Functional Sources NWSC
KKY Kikyusa 80 %
Kikyusa
Functional Sources NWSC
KLG Kalagala 94 %
Kalagala
Functional Sources NWSC
KMR Kamira 89 %
Kamira
Functional Sources NWSC
KTK Katikamu 86 %
Katikamu
Functional Sources NWSC
LTC Luwero TC NWSC
Luwero TC
Functional Sources NWSC
LWR Luwero 95 %
Luwero
Functional Sources NWSC
MKL Makulubita 100 %
Makulubita
Functional Sources NWSC
NYM Nyimbwa 94 %
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 KamiraRural32,78314,15743%89%-93%---7183453910-10---25227------No
 2 BamunanikaRural35,70026,73675%90%-----3053550454617------------No
 3 KalagalaRural55,30038,65070%94%--2-27037348553---------3-3---No
 4 ZirobweRural55,883NWSCNWSC69%-----2217396166741721---------351-35Yes
Total 179,666111,4516284093202129261551932021320183800025227303351035No
KATIKAMU                               
 1 KatikamuRural53,90049,21591%86%-----7614906410744-4------------No
 2 LuweroRural41,65039,56895%95%--1-1625676937213-13------------No
 3 ButuntumulaRural43,86733,07275%70%-100%---47156233154866121-17-7------No
 4 Luwero TCUrban53,200NWSCNWSC-96%----8-844246---------251261,44813891Yes
 5 Wobulenzi TCUrban33,600NWSCNWSC-96%-2-25-521-21---------22224---Yes
 6 Bombo TCUrban32,083NWSCNWSC-95%-8-852724-243-3------2-2704731Yes
 7 MakulubitaRural40,95019,12447%100%--1-126-2637-374-4------------No
 8 NyimbwaRural45,38326,05357%94%--2-229332512531-1------1-1---No
 9 KikyusaRural43,16723,11254%80%-50%---11415491261441054---336------No
Total 387,800260,5886786967914014269433123924443675169110110313503532,152145122No
District 567,466372,03966869688160163986946758564649953412910135540533562,503145157No

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