INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

SNNPWRD/DW/001/2006

Issued By

SNNP Regional Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 260.00

Published Date

January 12, 2007

Opening Date

February 28, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Program

Description

 

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business website issue no. on November 22, 2004 for the Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Program.

2.      The Government of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of the Water Supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Borehole Drilling and Construction.

3.      The SNNP Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for the construction of the following number of boreholes:

Deep and Shallow Wells Lots

Lot No.

Zones

Woredas

No. of Deep Wells
(70- 250 m)

No. Shallow
Wells < 70m

Lot -1

Gamo Gafa

M/Abaya

 

12


Sidama

Dara

2

2

Aroresa

 

2

Dale

2

 

Shebedino

1

-

Sub Total

5

16

Lot -2

Gurage

Kebena

 

16

Ezha

1

4

Sub Total

1

20

Lot -3

Gurage

Abeshage

 

11

Sodo

1

 

Hadiya

Soro

2

 

Misha

1

6

 

Sub Total

4

17

Lot -4

Wolita

Offa

 

10

 

Kucha

 

11

Sub Total

0

21

 

Grant Total

10

74

4.      The award will be decided on a lot by basic. Bidders may bid for one or more lots. However no bidder will be allocated more than 1 (One) lot per drilling rig. To qualify for two lots bidders must show proof that they have constructed at least 50 boreholes per rig per year, and to qualify for three or more lots bidders must show proof that they have constructed at least 75 boreholes per rig per year.

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible sources countries as defined in the Guidelines.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days after bid opening. Deep Wells Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Room Number 05, Awassa, Telephone Number 251 462 20 39 42, E-mail Wmerdb@ethionet.et on or before 10:00 A.M. ON February 28, 2007. Bids shall be opened at 10:30 A.M. on the same date in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

7.      Minimum qualification required for the award of single and multiple contracts include the following (i) ownership (or existing lease) of one suitable drilling rig for one lot, (ii) drilling of at least 25, 50 and 75 boreholes within each of last five years for one, two and more than two lots consecutively and should have successfully carried out at least 2 similar contracts within past five years, (iii) average annual turnover of 800,000 USD in each of the last three years, (iv) liquid assets of 100,000 USD, and (v) an experienced drilling team for each lots. A margin of preference eligible national bidders shall be applied, as appropriate, Additional details are provided in the Bidding documents.

8.      A complete set of Bidding documents in English may be purchased directly from the Water Resources Development Bureau, upon payment of a non-refundable fee for each lot Birr 260 or USD 30 by from the following address below:

SNNP Regional, Water Resources Bureau Procurement Department
Room No. 05, Ato Solomon Mugoro
Tel.  251 046 220 39 42
Fax 251 046 220 39 39
P.O. Box 153
Email: wmerdb@ethionet.et
Awassa
Ethiopia

   

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