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Works & Technical

 Introduction

The Works department comprises of 3 units (Roads, technical Services; and Water and Sanitation). The department ensures proper quality in design, construction, inspection and maintenance of all Local Administration building structures and roads. This section presents selected statistics on work services delivery.

Roads

The national roads are developed and maintained by the Ministry of Works and Transport. The District Local Government maintains district roads, the Town council maintains the Urban roads and and Subcounties maintain the Community access roads. The Gravel/marrum roads take up a total distance of 288.8 kms. A detailed table shows all roads by length and condition.

Roads by length and condition

Type

Distance (km)

Condition

District Roads

Urban Roads

Community Access Roads

472.5

101.8

659.3

Good

Good

Good

 Source: Department of works & Technical services 2017

Number of Roads by surface type, condition and Agency

Sub county/Agency

Gravel/Marrum

Earth Surfaced

Tarmac/Paved

District

23

20

-

Town Council

-

44

-

Kitanda S/C

-

16

-

Kibinge S/C

-

62

-

Butenga S/C

-

25

-

Bigasa S/C

-

29

-

Source: Department of works & Technical services 2017

Physical Planning

Most government offices are overcrowded and in poor condition however there’s an ongoing construction of the administration block.

Number of public structures constructed/renovated for FY2018/2019

Structure

Number

Classroom blocks

2

5 stance lined pit latrine

3

3 stance lined pit latrine

1

Phased construction of Community hall

3

Phased construction of Administration block

1

Phased construction of 4 stance pit latrine

2

Source: Department of works & Technical services

Water and sanitation

Bukomansimbi district has established 2 new water point connections in FY 2018/2019

 Water sources

 Water sources by type and status

Sub County

Type

PROTECTED SPRINGS

SHALLOW WELLS

DEEP BORE HOLES

TAPS

F

NF

TOT

F

NF

TOT

F

NF

TOT

F

NF

TOT

Bigasa

 7

 10

 32

 26

 58

 19

 12

 31

 -

 -

Bukomansimbi T/C

 0

 9

 3

 5

 8

 1

 2

80 

 86

Butenga

 34

 38

 72

 49

 52

 101

16 

 6

 22

 -

 -

 -

kibinge

 29

 34

 63

 39

 38

 77

 11

 18

 -

 -

 -

Kitanda

 -

 -

 -

 22

 25

 47

19 

 7

 26

 -

 -

 -

 Total

70

84

154

145

146

291

62

37

99

6

80

86

F-Functional, NF-Non functional, TOT-Total

Source: District water office 2019