Buikwe District

by November 24, 2020

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 61 % in Kawolo Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,550 domestic water points which serve a total of 286,159 people – 258,478 in rural areas. 21 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 12 piped schemes.

Access

60%

Rural Functionality

99%

Equity

68

Management

88%

Gender

48%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKW Buikwe 332
Buikwe
Population 332
BTC Buikwe TC 644
Buikwe TC
Population 644
KWL Kawolo 367
Kawolo
Population 367
LTC Lugazi TC 2,486
Lugazi TC
Population 2,486
NJA Najja 467
Najja
Population 467
NJJ Najjembe 201
Najjembe
Population 201
NGG Ngogwe 255
Ngogwe
Population 255
NTC Njeru TC 1,688
Njeru TC
Population 1,688
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 692
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 692
NYN Nyenga 501
Nyenga
Population 501
SBK Ssi Bukunja 157
Ssi Bukunja
Population 157
WKS Wakisi 266
Wakisi
Population 266

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 60 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,512
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,775
KWL Kawolo 61 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 38,206
NJA Najja 86 %
Najja
Population Served 43,030
NJJ Najjembe 93 %
Najjembe
Population Served 35,136
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,705
NYN Nyenga 65 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 81 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 23,456
WKS Wakisi 73 %
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 60 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,512
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,775
KWL Kawolo 61 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 38,206
NJA Najja 86 %
Najja
Population Served 43,030
NJJ Najjembe 93 %
Najjembe
Population Served 35,136
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,705
NYN Nyenga 65 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 81 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 23,456
WKS Wakisi 73 %
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 99 %
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 TCUrban77,639NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 BuikweRural20,53919,51295%95%--882901321515102510-101-1---------No
 3 NajjembeRural37,74435,13693%100%--11521179142358136-6------4-4---No
 4 NgogweRural40,21738,20695%98%--17261783011412352818-18------28-2816--No
 5 NyengaRural56,24036,32465%98%--9219323326177244-4------18-1813--No
 6 Nkokonjeru TCUrban10,2169,70595%-100%-27-27819628415------4-4215--No
 7 WakisiRural46,66934,29673%99%--50151261274655117219------4-4---No
 8 Buikwe TCUrban18,71117,77595%-100%-4885664108194-4------11-1155310No
 9 KawoloRural46,45428,51861%99%--1053108142164373-3------------No
 10 Ssi BukunjaRural28,92623,45681%99%--40646459122141-1------6-66--No
 11 NajjaRural49,89543,03086%100%--821831531819120415------3213314--No
 12 Lugazi TCUrban45,594NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 478,844286,159609910008861887190719723312245741750110001460146320313No
District 478,844286,159609910008861887190719723312245741750110001460146320313No

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