Buvuma District

by September 18, 2020

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 83 % in Buvuma TC Sub-County. Buvuma has 175 domestic water points which serve a total of 46,674 people – 34,990 in rural areas. 19 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buvuma has 1 piped schemes.

Access

36%

Rural Functionality

89%

Equity

1044

Management

90%

Gender

95%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LYB Lyabaana 1,781
Lyabaana
Population 1,781
BSM Busamuzi 334
Busamuzi
Population 334
BWY Buwooya 527
Buwooya
Population 527
LBY Lubya 4,100
Lubya
Population 4,100
BGY Bugaya 266
Bugaya
Population 266
BWM Bweema 400
Bweema
Population 400
NRM Nairambi 376
Nairambi
Population 376
LWJ Lwajje 581
Lwajje
Population 581
BTC Buvuma TC 321
Buvuma TC
Population 321

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 36 %
Rural Access 31 %
Urban Access 83 %

BGY Bugaya 26 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 57 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,250
BTC Buvuma TC 83 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 11,684
BWM Bweema 22 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 29 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,412
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 10 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 41 %
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 36 %
Rural Access 31 %
Urban Access 83 %

BGY Bugaya 26 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 57 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 13,250
BTC Buvuma TC 83 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 11,684
BWM Bweema 22 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 29 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,412
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 10 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 41 %
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 89 %
Urban Functionality 87 %

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 BugayaRural6,8381,76826%73%--112224---4-4------------No
 2 LubyaRural9,237120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 3 Buvuma TCUrban14,15611,68483%-87%-4-42-29110---------426---No
 4 BweemaRural12,4762,71522%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 5 LyabaanaRural9,957300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 6 BusamuziRural23,15313,25057%94%--13-131331619-19---------1-1---No
 7 BuwooyaRural18,3555,41229%82%--3-312315-113-3------------No
 8 LwajjeRural6,23860010%50%--------112---------------No
 9 NairambiRural27,59211,20341%94%--5-58-8153181-1------16-16---No
Total 128,00246,67436898702612746854446501721900000023225216312No
District 128,00246,67436898702612746854446501721900000023225216312No

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