This Specific procurement Notice follows the General
procurement Notice for this project, which appeared in Development
Business Issue No. 592 dated 16 October 2002.
The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
has received a loan from the African Development Fund in the amount
of UA 19,890,000 towards the cost of Harar water Supply and
Sanitation project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the
loan to cover eligible payments under the Contact for the supply and
Installation of: a) Electrical and Mechanical Equipment and b)
Process Control System.
The Ministry of Water Resources now invites sealed bids from
eligible bidders for the supply and installation of
electro-mechanical and process control equipment as described below.
Supply and installation of complete
electrical and mechanical equipment at boreholes, five booster
pumping stations, collection tanks and reservoirs. This includes the
supply and installation of submersible pumps, and all other
mechanical and electrical equipment, plus operation equipment, spare
parts and operators training.
Supply and installation of a
complete hydraulic control system at a control centre near Dire Dawa
controlling the well field, each pumping station and the reservoir
at Dengego. An extended period maintenance contract is also to be
The provisions in the Instruction to bidders and in the
General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the Africa
Development Bank standard bidding documents: procurement of Goods
(Edition January 1997).
Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may
be purchased from the Ministry of Water Resoruces at the address
given below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 2,000.00
(Two Thousand Birr) in local currency, or its equivalent in a freely
convertible currency, payable to Ministry of Water Resources, Harar
Town Water Supply and Sanitation project, Commercial Bank of
Ethiopia, Finfine Branch, A/C No. 4461/0172006479100 for each set.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and
inspect the bidding documents at the same address:
Ministry of Water Resources,
Procurement and supply Department, second Floor, Room No. 202,
Hail Gebre Selassie Road,
Tel. 251-11-662 55 15 Or 251-11-662 63 27 Or 251-11 661 11 11,Ext.
Fax. 251-11-663 04 59 Or 251-11 661 07 10
P.O. Box 5744
Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days after bid
opening and must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 1,700,
000.00 (One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Birr) in local currency
or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency, and be delivered
to the above office on or before 2:30 P.M. local time on 30th
of April 2007. The bid will be opened in the presence of
bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the Ministry of
Water Resourcesí Hall (Second Floor, Room No. 202), Haile Gebre
Selassie Road, on the same day at 3:00 P.M. local time.
Ministry of Water Resources