Buvuma District

by December 7, 2022

The access rates in Buvuma vary from 0 % in Lubya Sub-County to 86 % in Buvuma TC Sub-County. Buvuma has 192 domestic water points which serve a total of 51,477 people – 37,993 in rural areas. 20 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Buvuma has 1 piped schemes.

Access

36%

Rural Functionality

88%

Equity

1194

Management

93%

Gender

97%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
LYB Lyabaana 1,977
Lyabaana
Population 1,977
BSM Busamuzi 371
Busamuzi
Population 371
BWY Buwooya 585
Buwooya
Population 585
LBY Lubya 4,551
Lubya
Population 4,551
LWJ Lwajje 645
Lwajje
Population 645
BTC Buvuma TC 357
Buvuma TC
Population 357
BGY Bugaya 296
Bugaya
Population 296
BWM Bweema 444
Bweema
Population 444
NRM Nairambi 418
Nairambi
Population 418

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 30 %
Urban Access 86 %

BGY Bugaya 23 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 59 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 15,053
BTC Buvuma TC 86 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 13,484
BWM Bweema 20 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 25 %
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 41 %
Nairambi
Population Served 12,703

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 30 %
Urban Access 86 %

BGY Bugaya 23 %
Bugaya
Population Served 1,768
BSM Busamuzi 59 %
Busamuzi
Population Served 15,053
BTC Buvuma TC 86 %
Buvuma TC
Population Served 13,484
BWM Bweema 20 %
Bweema
Population Served 2,715
BWY Buwooya 25 %
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 41 %
Nairambi
Population Served 12,703

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 97 %

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 BugayaRural7,5911,76823%73%--112224---4-4------------No
 2 LubyaRural10,254120%100%-----------2-2------------No
 3 Buvuma TCUrban15,71413,48486%-97%-4-42-29110---------426---No
 4 BweemaRural13,8492,71520%85%-----9-9---224------------No
 5 LyabaanaRural11,053300%100%-----------5-5------------No
 6 BusamuziRural25,70115,05359%88%--13-131331619-19---------1-1---No
 7 BuwooyaRural20,3755,11225%86%--3-312315-113-3------------No
 8 LwajjeRural6,9256009%50%--------112---------------No
 9 NairambiRural30,62912,70341%94%--5-58-8153181-1------16-16---No
Total 142,09151,477368897026127486545610661732000000025025216312No
District 142,09151,477368897026127486545610661732000000025025216312No

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