Buikwe District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 1 % in Kiyindi TC Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,721 domestic water points which serve a total of 340,552 people – 282,544 in rural areas. 139 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 12 piped schemes.

Access

64%

Rural Functionality

92%

Equity

65

Management

97%

Gender

94%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KWL Kawolo 396
Kawolo
Population 396
LTC Lugazi TC 2,678
Lugazi TC
Population 2,678
NJJ Najjembe 216
Najjembe
Population 216
NTC Njeru TC 1,819
Njeru TC
Population 1,819
KTC Kiyindi TC Unknown
Kiyindi TC
Population 0
BKW Buikwe 358
Buikwe
Population 358
NJA Najja 503
Najja
Population 503
NGG Ngogwe 275
Ngogwe
Population 275
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 745
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 745
SBK Ssi Bukunja 169
Ssi Bukunja
Population 169
NYN Nyenga 539
Nyenga
Population 539
WKS Wakisi 286
Wakisi
Population 286
BTC Buikwe TC 694
Buikwe TC
Population 694

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 64 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 32 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 21,021
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 19,150
KTC Kiyindi TC 1 %
Kiyindi TC
Population Served 150
KWL Kawolo 70 %
Kawolo
Population Served 34,824
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 41,162
NJA Najja 95 %
Najja
Population Served 51,067
NJJ Najjembe 81 %
Najjembe
Population Served 32,986
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 10,456
NYN Nyenga 61 %
Nyenga
Population Served 37,218
SBK Ssi Bukunja 92 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 28,606
WKS Wakisi 71 %
Wakisi
Population Served 35,661

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 64 %
Rural Access 80 %
Urban Access 32 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 21,021
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 19,150
KTC Kiyindi TC 1 %
Kiyindi TC
Population Served 150
KWL Kawolo 70 %
Kawolo
Population Served 34,824
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 41,162
NJA Najja 95 %
Najja
Population Served 51,067
NJJ Najjembe 81 %
Najjembe
Population Served 32,986
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 10,456
NYN Nyenga 61 %
Nyenga
Population Served 37,218
SBK Ssi Bukunja 92 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 28,606
WKS Wakisi 71 %
Wakisi
Population Served 35,661

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 92 %
Urban Functionality 93 %

BKW Buikwe 97 %
Buikwe
Functional Sources 161
BTC Buikwe TC 92 %
Buikwe TC
Functional Sources 125
KTC Kiyindi TC 100 %
Kiyindi TC
Functional Sources 1
KWL Kawolo 91 %
Kawolo
Functional Sources 148
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Functional Sources 3
NGG Ngogwe 94 %
Ngogwe
Functional Sources 303
NJA Najja 87 %
Najja
Functional Sources 213
NJJ Najjembe 84 %
Najjembe
Functional Sources 134
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Functional Sources 1
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Functional Sources 60
NYN Nyenga 88 %
Nyenga
Functional Sources 147
SBK Ssi Bukunja 97 %
Ssi Bukunja
Functional Sources 128
WKS Wakisi 98 %
Wakisi
Functional Sources 156

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 BuikweRural22,12721,02195%97%-100%89-89151164544911-111-1---1-1---No
 2 NgogweRural43,32841,16295%94%--1853188377443384120-20------28-2816--No
 3 Nkokonjeru TCUrban11,00610,45695%-95%-29-2981982109-9------6-6215--No
 4 Buikwe TCUrban20,15819,15095%-92%-63-6310414147218-8------30-3055310No
 5 Ssi BukunjaRural31,16428,60692%97%--4614710-10313341-1------40-406--No
 6 Kiyindi TCUrban19,4831501%-100%-------------------1-1---No
 7 NajjaRural53,75551,06795%87%--112211417724428505-5------37155214--No
Total 201,021171,6128592931008541586915554209249513008508510100021115226320313No
Lugazi M.C                               
 1 Lugazi TCUrban49,121NWSCNWSC-100%-------------------3-3---Yes
 2 NajjembeRural40,66332,98681%84%--851866172368146-6------31-31---No
 3 KawoloRural50,04734,82470%91%--106210810616147214-4------14-14---No
Total 139,83195,86169790000000010414101000000303000No
Njeru M.C                               
 1 Njeru TCUrban83,644NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 NyengaRural60,59037,21861%88%--90393161026188263-3------20-2013--No
 3 WakisiRural50,27935,66171%98%--483512812953-5322-22------5-5---No
Total 194,51373,0793810000000202505303000000202000No
District 535,365340,5526492931008541586915754211264553198908910100021615231320313No

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