Rakai District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Rakai vary from 6 % in Kagamba Sub-County to 95 % in Kasasa Sub-County. Rakai has 1,585 domestic water points which serve a total of 145,842 people – 142,770 in rural areas. 267 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Rakai has 6 piped schemes.

Access

34%

Rural Functionality

83%

Equity

71

Management

82%

Gender

77%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KSS Kasasa 178
Kasasa
Population 178
KYL Kyalulangira 175
Kyalulangira
Population 175
KKT Kakuuto 115
Kakuuto
Population 115
BYK Byakabanda 268
Byakabanda
Population 268
DDW Ddwaniro 373
Ddwaniro
Population 373
KCH Kacheera 142
Kacheera
Population 142
KGM Kagamba 354
Kagamba
Population 354
KBN Kibanda 119
Kibanda
Population 119
KFM Kifamba 247
Kifamba
Population 247
KYB Kyebe 60
Kyebe
Population 60
LWM Lwamagwa 251
Lwamagwa
Population 251
LWN Lwanda 279
Lwanda
Population 279
RTC Rakai TC 338
Rakai TC
Population 338
KZB Kiziba 189
Kiziba
Population 189

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 34 %
Rural Access 34 %
Urban Access 34 %

BYK Byakabanda 48 %
Byakabanda
Population Served 10,940
DDW Ddwaniro 14 %
Ddwaniro
Population Served 5,754
KBN Kibanda 46 %
Kibanda
Population Served 13,551
KCH Kacheera 18 %
Kacheera
Population Served 5,292
KFM Kifamba 59 %
Kifamba
Population Served 10,204
KGM Kagamba 6 %
Kagamba
Population Served 2,574
KKT Kakuuto NWSC
Kakuuto
Population Served NWSC
KSS Kasasa NWSC
Kasasa
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyebe 28 %
Kyebe
Population Served 6,868
KYL Kyalulangira 14 %
Kyalulangira
Population Served 4,839
KZB Kiziba 10 %
Kiziba
Population Served 2,562
LWM Lwamagwa 17 %
Lwamagwa
Population Served 9,038
LWN Lwanda 80 %
Lwanda
Population Served 27,731
RTC Rakai TC 34 %
Rakai TC
Population Served 3,072

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 34 %
Rural Access 34 %
Urban Access 34 %

BYK Byakabanda 48 %
Byakabanda
Population Served 10,940
DDW Ddwaniro 14 %
Ddwaniro
Population Served 5,754
KBN Kibanda 46 %
Kibanda
Population Served 13,551
KCH Kacheera 18 %
Kacheera
Population Served 5,292
KFM Kifamba 59 %
Kifamba
Population Served 10,204
KGM Kagamba 6 %
Kagamba
Population Served 2,574
KKT Kakuuto NWSC
Kakuuto
Population Served NWSC
KSS Kasasa NWSC
Kasasa
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyebe 28 %
Kyebe
Population Served 6,868
KYL Kyalulangira 14 %
Kyalulangira
Population Served 4,839
KZB Kiziba 10 %
Kiziba
Population Served 2,562
LWM Lwamagwa 17 %
Lwamagwa
Population Served 9,038
LWN Lwanda 80 %
Lwanda
Population Served 27,731
RTC Rakai TC 34 %
Rakai TC
Population Served 3,072

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 83 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

BYK Byakabanda 74 %
Byakabanda
Functional Sources 58
DDW Ddwaniro 95 %
Ddwaniro
Functional Sources 158
KBN Kibanda 51 %
Kibanda
Functional Sources 72
KCH Kacheera 84 %
Kacheera
Functional Sources 62
KFM Kifamba 61 %
Kifamba
Functional Sources 43
KGM Kagamba 97 %
Kagamba
Functional Sources 145
KKT Kakuuto NWSC
Kakuuto
Functional Sources 77
KSS Kasasa NWSC
Kasasa
Functional Sources 86
KYB Kyebe 69 %
Kyebe
Functional Sources 35
KYL Kyalulangira 98 %
Kyalulangira
Functional Sources 129
KZB Kiziba 99 %
Kiziba
Functional Sources 158
LWM Lwamagwa 94 %
Lwamagwa
Functional Sources 174
LWN Lwanda 78 %
Lwanda
Functional Sources 107
RTC Rakai TC Unknown
Rakai TC
Functional Sources 0

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
Kooki                               
 1 Rakai TCUrban9,0073,07234%----------11-55-------88264715No
 2 KagambaRural41,1592,5746%97%-----4-42-21394143------------No
 3 KacheeraRural28,8455,29218%84%-----4-4481253457------1-1---No
 4 LwandaRural34,77427,73180%78%-100%121134319621171835439---1-16-6---No
 5 KyalulangiraRural33,7484,83914%98%-100%---8-85161162118---3-3------No
 6 ByakabandaRural22,80310,94048%74%---1115163131440242------------No
 7 DdwaniroRural39,7915,75414%95%-100%---9-97-71419150---2-21-1---No
 8 KizibaRural24,7412,56210%99%-100%---5-51-11522154---2-2------No
 9 LwamagwaRural53,1309,03817%94%-100%-114-41492315621581-1---------No
Total 287,99871,80225910100123159235127472774832348661018088816264715No
KAKUUTO                               
 1 KasasaRural20,408NWSCNWSC70%--5-53024541962518220------1441844-25Yes
 2 KakuutoRural46,404NWSCNWSC75%--1-12393233144720222---------73-29Yes
 3 KibandaRural29,30213,55146%51%-33%2135131881624573996112-11------No
 4 KifambaRural17,33010,20459%61%-50%5-561723527279361-1-11------No
 5 KyebeRural24,6276,86828%69%--2-2516961519928------------No
Total 138,07174,040546404015116696413374441181416120221302214418117054No
District 426,069145,8423483079274311619926012171192973951,0683148210221234381769No

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/Not GFS64000102000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10011000010
Groundwater based/Not GFS10000001000
Total84010103010

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