Ssembabule District

by November 26, 2020

The access rates in Ssembabule vary from 20 % in Lwemiyaga Sub-County to 90 % in Mateete Sub-County. Ssembabule has 1,037 domestic water points which serve a total of 112,221 people – 104,091 in rural areas. 143 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Ssembabule has 3 piped schemes.

Access

38%

Rural Functionality

85%

Equity

68

Management

75%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LGS Lugusulu 48
Lugusulu
Population 48
LWB Lwebitakuli 242
Lwebitakuli
Population 242
STC Sembabule TC 253
Sembabule TC
Population 253
MJW Mijwala 157
Mijwala
Population 157
MTC Mateete TC 1,193
Mateete TC
Population 1,193
LWM Lwemiyaga 137
Lwemiyaga
Population 137
MTT Mateete 279
Mateete
Population 279
NTS Ntusi 59
Ntusi
Population 59

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 38 %
Rural Access 38 %
Urban Access 41 %

LGS Lugusulu 21 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 7,653
LWB Lwebitakuli 24 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,217
LWM Lwemiyaga 20 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 8,757
MJW Mijwala 23 %
Mijwala
Population Served 7,960
MTC Mateete TC 44 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 90 %
Mateete
Population Served 55,131
NTS Ntusi 26 %
Ntusi
Population Served 7,374
STC Sembabule TC 36 %
Sembabule TC
Population Served 2,811

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 38 %
Rural Access 38 %
Urban Access 41 %

LGS Lugusulu 21 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 7,653
LWB Lwebitakuli 24 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,217
LWM Lwemiyaga 20 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 8,757
MJW Mijwala 23 %
Mijwala
Population Served 7,960
MTC Mateete TC 44 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 90 %
Mateete
Population Served 55,131
NTS Ntusi 26 %
Ntusi
Population Served 7,374
STC Sembabule TC 36 %
Sembabule TC
Population Served 2,811

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 85 %
Urban Functionality 94 %

LGS Lugusulu 89 %
Lugusulu
Functional Sources 76
LWB Lwebitakuli 94 %
Lwebitakuli
Functional Sources 238
LWM Lwemiyaga 93 %
Lwemiyaga
Functional Sources 99
MJW Mijwala 94 %
Mijwala
Functional Sources 83
MTC Mateete TC 97 %
Mateete TC
Functional Sources 61
MTT Mateete 68 %
Mateete
Functional Sources 173
NTS Ntusi 87 %
Ntusi
Functional Sources 79
STC Sembabule TC 91 %
Sembabule TC
Functional Sources 58

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
LWEMIYAGA                               
 1 NtusiRural28,1607,37426%87%-71%----551231562264213639527---No
 2 LwemiyagaRural43,0058,75720%93%-94%---369181197817921314-14------No
Total 71,16516,13123900840003111430434142314542623326527000No
MAWOGOLA                               
 1 LugusuluRural36,7837,65321%90%-100%---2-217522564607-79-91-1---No
 2 MateeteRural61,12355,13190%69%-100%---44731173263897198---1-1------No
 3 MijwalaRural35,1467,96023%94%-63%---1-117219653682-2336---276616No
 4 LwebitakuliRural72,69317,21724%94%-83%------401454198-198---15318------No
 5 Mateete TCUrban12,0065,31944%-97%----4-481941142------8-8---No
 6 Sembabule TCUrban7,7502,81136%-91%-------14551152------617---No
Total 225,50196,09043849486000718015111532147513105239092963515116276616No
District 296,666112,2213885948600074911651453618165513668132155296120323276616No

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 GFS32100200000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11001000010
Total43100200010

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