Masindi District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Masindi vary from 77 % in Kimengo Sub-County to 95 % in Budongo Sub-County. Masindi has 1,530 domestic water points which serve a total of 262,794 people – 236,534 in rural areas. 201 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Masindi has 1 piped schemes.

Access

70%

Rural Functionality

86%

Equity

21

Management

83%

Gender

83%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BWJ Bwijanga 133
Bwijanga
Population 133
NDV Nyangahya DIV 248
Nyangahya DIV
Population 248
PKN Pakanyi 108
Pakanyi
Population 108
CDV Central DIV 2,171
Central DIV
Population 2,171
KRJ Karujubu DIV 478
Karujubu DIV
Population 478
KMN Kimengo 23
Kimengo
Population 23
KDV Kigulya DIV 242
Kigulya DIV
Population 242
BDN Budongo 49
Budongo
Population 49
MRY Miirya 85
Miirya
Population 85

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 70 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 22 %

BDN Budongo 95 %
Budongo
Population Served 63,251
BWJ Bwijanga 95 %
Bwijanga
Population Served 63,591
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KDV Kigulya DIV NWSC
Kigulya DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMN Kimengo 77 %
Kimengo
Population Served 13,908
KRJ Karujubu DIV NWSC
Karujubu DIV
Population Served NWSC
MRY Miirya 95 %
Miirya
Population Served 24,597
NDV Nyangahya DIV NWSC
Nyangahya DIV
Population Served NWSC
PKN Pakanyi 95 %
Pakanyi
Population Served 71,186

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 70 %
Rural Access 94 %
Urban Access 22 %

BDN Budongo 95 %
Budongo
Population Served 63,251
BWJ Bwijanga 95 %
Bwijanga
Population Served 63,591
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KDV Kigulya DIV NWSC
Kigulya DIV
Population Served NWSC
KMN Kimengo 77 %
Kimengo
Population Served 13,908
KRJ Karujubu DIV NWSC
Karujubu DIV
Population Served NWSC
MRY Miirya 95 %
Miirya
Population Served 24,597
NDV Nyangahya DIV NWSC
Nyangahya DIV
Population Served NWSC
PKN Pakanyi 95 %
Pakanyi
Population Served 71,186

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 93 %

BDN Budongo 94 %
Budongo
Functional Sources 340
BWJ Bwijanga 85 %
Bwijanga
Functional Sources 276
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KDV Kigulya DIV NWSC
Kigulya DIV
Functional Sources 32
KMN Kimengo 74 %
Kimengo
Functional Sources 54
KRJ Karujubu DIV NWSC
Karujubu DIV
Functional Sources 104
MRY Miirya 73 %
Miirya
Functional Sources 109
NDV Nyangahya DIV NWSC
Nyangahya DIV
Functional Sources 49
PKN Pakanyi 86 %
Pakanyi
Functional Sources 365

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
BUJENJE                                
 1 BwijangaRural66,93863,59195%85%-30%48250109241331091912810212---3710------No
 2 BudongoRural66,58063,25195%94%-100%20912104611575976611112---1-115-15123848No
Total 133,518126,84295900362583261155351901682619421324000471115015123848No
BURUULI                                
 1 PakanyiRural74,93371,18695%86%--931410720831239571067549----222242822No
 2 KimengoRural18,01713,90877%74%-89%---3-331124320727-118-8------No
 3 MiiryaRural25,89224,59795%73%-67%-116824923994826811211516------No
Total 118,842109,692928106992151072795533412731158271744123197262242822No
MASINDI M.C                               
 1 Kigulya DIVUrban16,347NWSCNWSC-84%100%11224327729------1-1------Yes
 2 Karujubu DIVUrban35,796NWSCNWSC-96%-7627881941515-15------1-1---Yes
 3 Nyangahya DIVUrban16,705NWSCNWSC-92%-18-181521716218---------------Yes
 4 Central DIVUrban52,381NWSCNWSC--------------------------2Yes
Total 121,22926,2602209310095398476532753215015000101101002No
District 373,589262,79470869361445214664819657732262384632083123241438182201446612No

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/Unknown11001000010
Groundwater based/Not GFS43100000010
Surface Water Based/Unknown11000001000
Total65100001020

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