Buvuma District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 80 % in Buvuma TC Sub-County. Buvuma has 195 domestic water points which serve a total of 52,227 people – 38,743 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

89%

Equity

1292

Management

93%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LYB Lyabaana 2,116
Lyabaana
Population 2,116
BSM Busamuzi 397
Busamuzi
Population 397
BWY Buwooya 626
Buwooya
Population 626
LBY Lubya 4,870
Lubya
Population 4,870
BGY Bugaya 316
Bugaya
Population 316
BWM Bweema 475
Bweema
Population 475
NRM Nairambi 447
Nairambi
Population 447
LWJ Lwajje 690
Lwajje
Population 690
BTC Buvuma TC 382
Buvuma TC
Population 382

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 80 %

BGY Bugaya 24 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,918
BSM Busamuzi 56 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 15,353
BTC Buvuma TC 80 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 13,484
BWM Bweema 18 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 23 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,112
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 8 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 40 %
Nairambi
Population Served 13,003

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 80 %

BGY Bugaya 24 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,918
BSM Busamuzi 56 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 15,353
BTC Buvuma TC 80 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 13,484
BWM Bweema 18 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 23 %
Buwooya
Population Served 5,112
LBY Lubya 0 %
Lubya
Population Served 12
LWJ Lwajje 8 %
Lwajje
Population Served 600
LYB Lyabaana 0 %
Lyabaana
Population Served 30
NRM Nairambi 40 %
Nairambi
Population Served 13,003

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 97 %

BGY Bugaya 75 %
Bugaya
Functional Sources 9
BSM Busamuzi 88 %
Busamuzi
Functional Sources 50
BTC Buvuma TC 97 %
Buvuma TC
Functional Sources 28
BWM Bweema 85 %
Bweema
Functional Sources 11
BWY Buwooya 86 %
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 51

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 BugayaRural8,1231,91824%75%--2-2224---314------2-2---No
 2 LubyaRural10,974120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 3 Buvuma TCUrban16,81713,48480%-97%-4-42-215116---------7-7216312No
 4 BweemaRural14,8222,71518%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 5 LyabaanaRural11,829300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 6 BusamuziRural27,50615,35356%88%--1211316218204241-1------1-1---No
 7 BuwooyaRural21,8055,11223%86%--3-312214-113-3------------No
 8 LwajjeRural7,4116008%50%--------112---------------No
 9 NairambiRural32,77913,00340%94%--5-58-8213241-1------16-16---No
Total 152,06652,227348997026127496555710671732000000026026216312No
District 152,06652,227348997026127496555710671732000000026026216312No

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