Lwengo District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Lwengo vary from 42 % in Lwengo TC Sub-County to 95 % in Kkingo Sub-County. Lwengo has 1,526 domestic water points which serve a total of 219,426 people – 204,839 in rural areas. 299 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Lwengo has 3 piped schemes.

Access

73%

Rural Functionality

80%

Equity

49

Management

83%

Gender

80%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KTC Kyazanga TC Unknown
Kyazanga TC
Population 0
LWN Lwengo 242
Lwengo
Population 242
KYZ Kyazanga 230
Kyazanga
Population 230
NDG Ndagwe 295
Ndagwe
Population 295
MLN Malongo 238
Malongo
Population 238
KKN Kkingo 371
Kkingo
Population 371
KSK Kisekka 339
Kisekka
Population 339
LTC Lwengo TC 491
Lwengo TC
Population 491

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 73 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 45 %

KKN Kkingo 95 %
Kkingo
Population Served 35,874
KSK Kisekka 95 %
Kisekka
Population Served 51,366
KTC Kyazanga TC 48 %
Kyazanga TC
Population Served 8,016
KYZ Kyazanga 74 %
Kyazanga
Population Served 28,126
LTC Lwengo TC 42 %
Lwengo TC
Population Served 6,571
LWN Lwengo 53 %
Lwengo
Population Served 28,842
MLN Malongo 51 %
Malongo
Population Served 21,404
NDG Ndagwe 92 %
Ndagwe
Population Served 39,228

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 73 %
Rural Access 76 %
Urban Access 45 %

KKN Kkingo 95 %
Kkingo
Population Served 35,874
KSK Kisekka 95 %
Kisekka
Population Served 51,366
KTC Kyazanga TC 48 %
Kyazanga TC
Population Served 8,016
KYZ Kyazanga 74 %
Kyazanga
Population Served 28,126
LTC Lwengo TC 42 %
Lwengo TC
Population Served 6,571
LWN Lwengo 53 %
Lwengo
Population Served 28,842
MLN Malongo 51 %
Malongo
Population Served 21,404
NDG Ndagwe 92 %
Ndagwe
Population Served 39,228

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 80 %
Urban Functionality 86 %

KKN Kkingo 65 %
Kkingo
Functional Sources 164
KSK Kisekka 72 %
Kisekka
Functional Sources 249
KTC Kyazanga TC 84 %
Kyazanga TC
Functional Sources 38
KYZ Kyazanga 90 %
Kyazanga
Functional Sources 146
LTC Lwengo TC 88 %
Lwengo TC
Functional Sources 21
LWN Lwengo 88 %
Lwengo
Functional Sources 147
MLN Malongo 90 %
Malongo
Functional Sources 256
NDG Ndagwe 84 %
Ndagwe
Functional Sources 206

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
BUKOTO                               
 1 KisekkaRural54,06951,36695%72%-100%156211046416837225983285---3-310212---No
 2 NdagweRural42,48239,22892%84%-75%21370229221123311021123253-3314---No
 3 KkingoRural37,76235,87495%65%--4243855732891972640747------6-6---No
 4 MalongoRural42,26821,40451%90%-75%1-12015352383120952144262-23-3---No
 5 KyazangaRural38,19128,12674%90%-75%---95142383111231152131-1213500719No
 6 Kyazanga TCUrban16,7368,01648%-84%----4151431714-14------639---No
 7 Lwengo TCUrban15,6636,57142%-88%100%---123111122-2---1-17-7407210No
 8 LwengoRural54,71228,84253%88%-100%---4711582973669372---5-52-28--No
Total 301,883219,426738086836050110312152464177682456392266195141501539746915929No
District 301,883219,426738086836050110312152464177682456392266195141501539746915929No

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/Not GFS33003000030
Unknown/Not GFS22001000000
Total55000000030

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