Buikwe District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 62 % in Nyenga Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,561 domestic water points which serve a total of 316,432 people – 259,465 in rural areas. 85 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 12 piped schemes.

Access

63%

Rural Functionality

95%

Equity

68

Management

96%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKW Buikwe 347
Buikwe
Population 347
BTC Buikwe TC 673
Buikwe TC
Population 673
KWL Kawolo 384
Kawolo
Population 384
LTC Lugazi TC 2,598
Lugazi TC
Population 2,598
NJA Najja 488
Najja
Population 488
NJJ Najjembe 210
Najjembe
Population 210
NGG Ngogwe 266
Ngogwe
Population 266
NTC Njeru TC 1,764
Njeru TC
Population 1,764
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 723
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 723
NYN Nyenga 523
Nyenga
Population 523
SBK Ssi Bukunja 164
Ssi Bukunja
Population 164
WKS Wakisi 278
Wakisi
Population 278

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 63 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 36 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 20,389
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 18,574
KWL Kawolo 62 %
Kawolo
Population Served 30,168
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 39,923
NJA Najja 79 %
Najja
Population Served 41,030
NJJ Najjembe 84 %
Najjembe
Population Served 32,986
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 10,141
NYN Nyenga 62 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,318
SBK Ssi Bukunja 81 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 24,506
WKS Wakisi 70 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,146

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 63 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 36 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 20,389
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 18,574
KWL Kawolo 62 %
Kawolo
Population Served 30,168
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 39,923
NJA Najja 79 %
Najja
Population Served 41,030
NJJ Najjembe 84 %
Najjembe
Population Served 32,986
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 10,141
NYN Nyenga 62 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,318
SBK Ssi Bukunja 81 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 24,506
WKS Wakisi 70 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,146

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 95 %
Urban Functionality 95 %

BKW Buikwe 90 %
Buikwe
Functional Sources 126
BTC Buikwe TC 86 %
Buikwe TC
Functional Sources 77
KWL Kawolo 94 %
Kawolo
Functional Sources 126
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Functional Sources Unknown
NGG Ngogwe 92 %
Ngogwe
Functional Sources 271
NJA Najja 96 %
Najja
Functional Sources 152
NJJ Najjembe 85 %
Najjembe
Functional Sources 139
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Functional Sources 1
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 92 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Functional Sources 49
NYN Nyenga 93 %
Nyenga
Functional Sources 154
SBK Ssi Bukunja 83 %
Ssi Bukunja
Functional Sources 63
WKS Wakisi 94 %
Wakisi
Functional Sources 143

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
BUIKWE                               
 1 Njeru TCUrban81,128NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 BuikweRural21,46220,38995%96%-100%882901321515102510-101-1---------No
 3 Lugazi TCUrban47,643NWSCNWSC-100%-------------------------Yes
 4 NajjembeRural39,44032,98684%99%--11521179142358136-6------4-4---No
 5 NgogweRural42,02439,92395%96%--17261783011412352818-18------28-2816--No
 6 NyengaRural58,76736,31862%100%--9219323326177244-4------18-1813--No
 7 Nkokonjeru TCUrban10,67510,14195%-89%-27-27819628415------4-4215--No
 8 WakisiRural48,76634,14670%92%--50151261274655117219------4-4---No
 9 Buikwe TCUrban19,55218,57495%-98%-4885664108194-4------11-1155310No
 10 KawoloRural48,54230,16862%94%--1053108142164373-3------------No
 11 Ssi BukunjaRural30,22624,50681%97%--40646459122141-1------6-66--No
 12 NajjaRural52,13741,03079%84%--821831531819120415------3213314--No
Total 500,362316,4326395951008221783917621197219262457047410100018917206320313No
District 500,362316,4326395951008221783917621197219262457047410100018917206320313No

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/Unknown121200010020102
Surface Water Based/Unknown33000300003
Groundwater based/Not GFS22002000020
Unknown/GFS11000000000
Unknown/Not GFS32000001000
Total212000013030125

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