Water Sector

Vision

Sound management and sustainable utilisation of Water and Environment resources for the betterment of the population of Kikuube District.

Mission

To promote and ensure the rational and sustainable utilization, development and effective management of water and environment resources for socio-economic development of Kikuube District

 

Mandate

The Mandate of the District Water Sector is derived from the Constitution and the Local Government Act and includes initiating legislation, policy formulation, setting standards, inspections, monitoring, and coordination and back up technical support in relation to water and environment sub sectors.

Theme (FY 2019/2020)

Safe Water and proper sanitation for all leaving no one behind.

As a sector we ensure equitable distribution of safe water sources with an aim to improve on the safe water coverage of the whole district at large.

Since the conception of the District, we have worked on various water sources ranging from;

  • Protection of springs
  • Rehabilitation of Boreholes
  • Surveying, siting and drilling of new boreholes
  • Construction of a mini-piped water system

The Kikuube District Water Sector heads the WASH Technical working group in the district which is comprised of the District Water Office alongside Developing partners. It is headed by the District Water Officer being the Focal chairman of the committee. Some of the WASH partners within the District include;

  • World Vision Uganda
  • OXFAM
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • International Aid Services
  • Lutheran World Foundation
  • Action Against Hunger

In the Financial Year 2019/2020, the water sector was able to execute all its planned activities which included;

  • Protection of 6 springs
  • Rehabilitation of 9 Boreholes
  • Surveying, siting and drilling of new 7 boreholes
  • Construction of a mini-piped water system at Kyarushesha Rural Growth Center last phase.

BOREHOLES REHABILITATED IN FY 2019/2020

No

Name of Borehole

Sub-county

Parish

Village

1

Kiziranfumbi SS

Kiziranfumbi

Bulimya

Rujunju

2

Rwamusaaga

Kiziranfumbi

Kidoma

Rwamusaaga

3

Kirangamweesa

Buhimba

Musaijamukuru East

Kalibatana

4

Kibingo 2 B/H

Buhimba

Musaijamukuru East

Kibingo

5

Kibararu T/C

Buhimba

Kyabatalya

Kibararu

6

Kyabakenda

Bugambe

Ruguse

Kyabakenda

7

Bugambe Tea P/S

Bugambe

Katanga

Ibambiro

8

Mburara

Kyangwali

Butoole

Mburara

9

Kyarujumba T/C

Kyangwali

Butoole

Kyarujumba

10

Ruguse P/S

Bugambe

Ruguse

Ruguse

11

Omugo P/S

Buhimba

Kinogozi

Kinogozi West

12

Kabango

Kabwoya

Bubogo

Kabango

13

Kyakasoro

Kabwoya

Bubogo

Ikoba 2

14

Madi 1

Kabwoya

Kaseeta

Rwengabi