Ssembabule District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Ssembabule vary from 19 % in Lugusulu Sub-County to 87 % in Mateete Sub-County. Ssembabule has 1,039 domestic water points which serve a total of 112,519 people – 104,389 in rural areas. 202 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Ssembabule has 3 piped schemes.

Access

37%

Rural Functionality

79%

Equity

70

Management

94%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LGS Lugusulu 50
Lugusulu
Population 50
LWB Lwebitakuli 248
Lwebitakuli
Population 248
STC Sembabule TC 259
Sembabule TC
Population 259
MJW Mijwala 161
Mijwala
Population 161
MTC Mateete TC 1,225
Mateete TC
Population 1,225
LWM Lwemiyaga 141
Lwemiyaga
Population 141
MTT Mateete 287
Mateete
Population 287
NTS Ntusi 60
Ntusi
Population 60

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 40 %

LGS Lugusulu 19 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 7,353
LWB Lwebitakuli 23 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,217
LWM Lwemiyaga 22 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 9,507
MJW Mijwala 21 %
Mijwala
Population Served 7,660
MTC Mateete TC 43 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 87 %
Mateete
Population Served 54,831
NTS Ntusi 27 %
Ntusi
Population Served 7,821
STC Sembabule TC 35 %
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 40 %

LGS Lugusulu 19 %
Lugusulu
Population Served 7,353
LWB Lwebitakuli 23 %
Lwebitakuli
Population Served 17,217
LWM Lwemiyaga 22 %
Lwemiyaga
Population Served 9,507
MJW Mijwala 21 %
Mijwala
Population Served 7,660
MTC Mateete TC 43 %
Mateete TC
Population Served 5,319
MTT Mateete 87 %
Mateete
Population Served 54,831
NTS Ntusi 27 %
Ntusi
Population Served 7,821
STC Sembabule TC 35 %
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 79 %
Urban Functionality 91 %

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 NtusiRural28,9337,82127%86%-93%----551231562264213639527---No
 2 LwemiyagaRural44,1849,50722%86%-100%---369181197817921314-14------No
Total 73,11717,32824860970004111519163514311445162602611011000No
MAWOGOLA                               
 1 LugusuluRural37,7927,35319%83%-100%---2-217522564607-79-91-1---No
 2 MateeteRural62,79954,83187%60%-100%---44731173263897198---1-1------No
 3 MijwalaRural36,1107,66021%86%-88%---1-117219653682-2336---276616No
 4 LwebitakuliRural74,68617,21723%91%-94%------401454198-198---15318------No
 5 Mateete TCUrban12,3365,31943%-92%----4-481941142------8-8---No
 6 Sembabule TCUrban7,9622,81135%-91%-------14551152------617---No
Total 231,68595,191417791950005992151677714452035238193413514216276616No
District 304,802112,519377991960006310316686931796634667132156016125227276616No

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