Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 2000.00

Published Date

February 28,2007

Opening Date

April 30, 2007


Bid Category

Water Supply & Sanitation Project



1.       This Specific procurement Notice follows the General procurement Notice for this project, which appeared in Development Business Issue No. 592 dated 16 October 2002.

2.       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.

3.       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 provided.

4.       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).

5.       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. 219
Fax. 251-11-663 04 59 Or 251-11 661 07 10
P.O. Box 5744
Addis Ababa

6.       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


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