Ssembabule District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Ssembabule vary from 21 % in Lugusulu Sub-County to 88 % in Mateete Sub-County. Ssembabule has 1,072 domestic water points which serve a total of 120,372 people – 112,242 in rural areas. 180 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Ssembabule has 3 piped schemes.

Access

37%

Rural Functionality

82%

Equity

69

Management

100%

Gender

99%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LGS Lugusulu 53
Lugusulu
Population 53
LWB Lwebitakuli 264
Lwebitakuli
Population 264
STC Sembabule TC 276
Sembabule TC
Population 276
MJW Mijwala 171
Mijwala
Population 171
MTC Mateete TC 1,303
Mateete TC
Population 1,303
LWM Lwemiyaga 150
Lwemiyaga
Population 150
MTT Mateete 305
Mateete
Population 305
NTS Ntusi 64
Ntusi
Population 64

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 37 %
Rural Access 37 %
Urban Access 38 %

LGS Lugusulu 21 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 8,256
LWB Lwebitakuli 23 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,967
LWM Lwemiyaga 21 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 9,957
MJW Mijwala 23 %
Mijwala
Population Served 8,860
MTC Mateete TC 41 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 88 %
Mateete
Population Served 59,031
NTS Ntusi 27 %
Ntusi
Population Served 8,171
STC Sembabule TC 33 %
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 37 %
Rural Access 37 %
Urban Access 38 %

LGS Lugusulu 21 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 8,256
LWB Lwebitakuli 23 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,967
LWM Lwemiyaga 21 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 9,957
MJW Mijwala 23 %
Mijwala
Population Served 8,860
MTC Mateete TC 41 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 88 %
Mateete
Population Served 59,031
NTS Ntusi 27 %
Ntusi
Population Served 8,171
STC Sembabule TC 33 %
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 82 %
Urban Functionality 94 %

LGS Lugusulu 82 %
Lugusulu
Functional Sources 75
LWB Lwebitakuli 90 %
Lwebitakuli
Functional Sources 232
LWM Lwemiyaga 89 %
Lwemiyaga
Functional Sources 102
MJW Mijwala 89 %
Mijwala
Functional Sources 82
MTC Mateete TC 95 %
Mateete TC
Functional Sources 61
MTT Mateete 67 %
Mateete
Functional Sources 195
NTS Ntusi 90 %
Ntusi
Functional Sources 86
STC Sembabule TC 92 %
Sembabule TC
Functional Sources 59

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 NtusiRural30,7678,17127%90%-93%1-12461141565-6521311-11729---No
 2 LwemiyagaRural46,9859,95721%89%-94%---1891642079-7921315-156-6---No
Total 77,75218,1282390094101312152783514401444262602613215000No
MAWOGOLA                               
 1 LugusuluRural40,1888,25621%82%-88%---1128152363-6352710-103-3---No
 2 MateeteRural66,78159,03188%67%-100%---728215428134195398---1-1------No
 3 MijwalaRural38,3998,86023%89%-100%------14923681692-27-7---276616No
 4 LwebitakuliRural79,42217,96723%90%-100%------2925541981199---19-195-5---No
 5 Mateete TCUrban13,1185,31941%-95%----31472943-43------8-8---No
 6 Sembabule TCUrban8,4672,81133%-92%--------5552-52------7-7---No
Total 246,375102,244418094960007684160866915551955247293703723023276616No
District 324,127120,372378294951017996175113771906635668114156306336238276616No

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