Buikwe District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 63 % in Nyenga Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,544 domestic water points which serve a total of 314,006 people – 257,645 in rural areas. 21 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 12 piped schemes.

Access

64%

Rural Functionality

98%

Equity

68

Management

88%

Gender

47%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKW Buikwe 340
Buikwe
Population 340
BTC Buikwe TC 659
Buikwe TC
Population 659
KWL Kawolo 376
Kawolo
Population 376
LTC Lugazi TC 2,543
Lugazi TC
Population 2,543
NJA Najja 478
Najja
Population 478
NJJ Najjembe 205
Najjembe
Population 205
NGG Ngogwe 261
Ngogwe
Population 261
NTC Njeru TC 1,727
Njeru TC
Population 1,727
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 708
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 708
NYN Nyenga 512
Nyenga
Population 512
SBK Ssi Bukunja 161
Ssi Bukunja
Population 161
WKS Wakisi 272
Wakisi
Population 272

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 77 %
Urban Access 36 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,959
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 18,182
KWL Kawolo 63 %
Kawolo
Population Served 30,168
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 39,082
NJA Najja 77 %
Najja
Population Served 39,230
NJJ Najjembe 91 %
Najjembe
Population Served 35,136
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,928
NYN Nyenga 63 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,318
SBK Ssi Bukunja 79 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 23,456
WKS Wakisi 72 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,296

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 77 %
Urban Access 36 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,959
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 18,182
KWL Kawolo 63 %
Kawolo
Population Served 30,168
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 39,082
NJA Najja 77 %
Najja
Population Served 39,230
NJJ Najjembe 91 %
Najjembe
Population Served 35,136
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,928
NYN Nyenga 63 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,318
SBK Ssi Bukunja 79 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 23,456
WKS Wakisi 72 %
Wakisi
Population Served 34,296

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 98 %
Urban Functionality 100 %

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 TCUrban79,418NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 BuikweRural21,00919,95995%95%--882901321515102510-101-1---------No
 3 Lugazi TCUrban46,639NWSCNWSC-100%-------------------------Yes
 4 NajjembeRural38,60935,13691%100%--11521179142358136-6------4-4---No
 5 NgogweRural41,13939,08295%98%--17261783011412352818-18------28-2816--No
 6 NyengaRural57,52836,31863%98%--9219323326177244-4------18-1813--No
 7 Nkokonjeru TCUrban10,4509,92895%-100%-27-27819628415------4-4215--No
 8 WakisiRural47,73934,29672%99%--50151261274655117219------4-4---No
 9 Buikwe TCUrban19,13918,18295%-100%-4885664108194-4------11-1155310No
 10 KawoloRural47,51930,16863%99%--1053108142164373-3------------No
 11 Ssi BukunjaRural29,58923,45679%99%--40646459122141-1------6-66--No
 12 NajjaRural51,03839,23077%99%--821831531819120415------3213314--No
Total 489,816314,006649810008691870190719723112243731740110001600160320313No
District 489,816314,006649810008691870190719723112243731740110001600160320313No

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