Buikwe District

by January 22, 2020

The access rates in Buikwe vary from 62 % in Kawolo Sub-County to 95 % in Buikwe Sub-County. Buikwe has 1,501 domestic water points which serve a total of 277,063 people – 249,801 in rural areas. 125 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buikwe has 12 piped schemes.

Access

59%

Rural Functionality

92%

Equity

79

Management

88%

Gender

85%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BKW Buikwe 327
Buikwe
Population 327
BTC Buikwe TC 635
Buikwe TC
Population 635
KWL Kawolo 362
Kawolo
Population 362
LTC Lugazi TC 2,448
Lugazi TC
Population 2,448
NJA Najja 460
Najja
Population 460
NJJ Najjembe 198
Najjembe
Population 198
NGG Ngogwe 251
Ngogwe
Population 251
NTC Njeru TC 1,662
Njeru TC
Population 1,662
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 681
Nkokonjeru TC
Population 681
NYN Nyenga 493
Nyenga
Population 493
SBK Ssi Bukunja 155
Ssi Bukunja
Population 155
WKS Wakisi 262
Wakisi
Population 262

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 59 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,216
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,505
KWL Kawolo 62 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 37,626
NJA Najja 84 %
Najja
Population Served 41,080
NJJ Najjembe 94 %
Najjembe
Population Served 34,836
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,557
NYN Nyenga 66 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 63 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 17,906
WKS Wakisi 75 %
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 59 %
Rural Access 78 %
Urban Access 18 %

BKW Buikwe 95 %
Buikwe
Population Served 19,216
BTC Buikwe TC 95 %
Buikwe TC
Population Served 17,505
KWL Kawolo 62 %
Kawolo
Population Served 28,518
LTC Lugazi TC NWSC
Lugazi TC
Population Served NWSC
NGG Ngogwe 95 %
Ngogwe
Population Served 37,626
NJA Najja 84 %
Najja
Population Served 41,080
NJJ Najjembe 94 %
Najjembe
Population Served 34,836
NTC Njeru TC NWSC
Njeru TC
Population Served NWSC
NTL Nkokonjeru TC 95 %
Nkokonjeru TC
Population Served 9,557
NYN Nyenga 66 %
Nyenga
Population Served 36,324
SBK Ssi Bukunja 63 %
Ssi Bukunja
Population Served 17,906
WKS Wakisi 75 %
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 92 %
Urban Functionality 88 %

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 TCUrban76,459NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1------------------1-3Yes
 2 BuikweRural20,22719,21695%91%-100%882901321515102510-101-1---------No
 3 NajjembeRural37,17034,83694%85%--11521179142358136-6------4-4---No
 4 NgogweRural39,60637,62695%93%--17261783011412352818-18------28-2816--No
 5 NyengaRural55,38536,32466%93%--9219323326177244-4------18-1813--No
 6 Nkokonjeru TCUrban10,0609,55795%-92%-27-27819628415------4-4215--No
 7 WakisiRural45,96034,29675%94%--50151261274655117219------4-4---No
 8 Buikwe TCUrban18,42617,50595%-86%-4885664108194-4------11-1155310No
 9 KawoloRural45,74828,51862%94%--1053108142164373-3------------No
 10 Ssi BukunjaRural28,48717,90663%84%--40646459122141-1------6-66--No
 11 NajjaRural49,13741,08084%96%--821831531819120415------3213314--No
 12 Lugazi TCUrban44,901NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 471,566277,063599288100857308871484619419344237714751010001071108320313No
District 471,566277,063599288100857308871484619419344237714751010001071108320313No

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