Buvuma District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 78 % in Buvuma TC Sub-County. Buvuma has 176 domestic water points which serve a total of 46,676 people – 34,993 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buvuma has 1 piped schemes.

Access

34%

Rural Functionality

88%

Equity

1113

Management

93%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LYB Lyabaana 1,882
Lyabaana
Population 1,882
BSM Busamuzi 353
Busamuzi
Population 353
BWY Buwooya 557
Buwooya
Population 557
LBY Lubya 4,334
Lubya
Population 4,334
BGY Bugaya 282
Bugaya
Population 282
BWM Bweema 423
Bweema
Population 423
NRM Nairambi 398
Nairambi
Population 398
LWJ Lwajje 614
Lwajje
Population 614
BTC Buvuma TC 340
Buvuma TC
Population 340

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 34 %
Rural Access 29 %
Urban Access 78 %

BGY Bugaya 24 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 55 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,553
BTC Buvuma TC 78 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 11,684
BWM Bweema 21 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 26 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,112
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 9 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 38 %
Nairambi
Population Served 11,203

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 34 %
Rural Access 29 %
Urban Access 78 %

BGY Bugaya 24 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 55 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,553
BTC Buvuma TC 78 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 11,684
BWM Bweema 21 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 26 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,112
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 9 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 38 %
Nairambi
Population Served 11,203

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 88 %
Urban Functionality 96 %

BGY Bugaya 70 %
Bugaya
Functional Sources 7
BSM Busamuzi 94 %
Busamuzi
Functional Sources 46
BTC Buvuma TC 86 %
Buvuma TC
Functional Sources 19
BWM Bweema 85 %
Bweema
Functional Sources 11
BWY Buwooya 82 %
Buwooya
Functional Sources 18
LBY Lubya 100 %
Lubya
Functional Sources 2
LWJ Lwajje 50 %
Lwajje
Functional Sources 1
LYB Lyabaana 100 %
Lyabaana
Functional Sources 5
NRM Nairambi 94 %
Nairambi
Functional Sources 45

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
BUVUMA ISLANDS                               
 1 BugayaRural7,2281,76824%73%--112224---4-4------------No
 2 LubyaRural9,765120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 3 Buvuma TCUrban14,96411,68478%-96%-4-42-29110---------426---No
 4 BweemaRural13,1892,71521%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 5 LyabaanaRural10,526300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 6 BusamuziRural24,47513,55355%86%--13-131331619-19---------1-1---No
 7 BuwooyaRural19,4035,11226%86%--3-312315-113-3------------No
 8 LwajjeRural6,5946009%50%--------112---------------No
 9 NairambiRural29,16711,20338%94%--5-58-8153181-1------16-16---No
Total 135,31146,676348896026127486544010501732000000025025216312No
District 135,31146,676348896026127486544010501732000000025025216312No

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
Surface Water Based/GFS10010000000
Total10010000000

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