INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

AWRDB/BH/001/2006

Issued By

Amhara Regional Water Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 260.00

Published Date

January 6, 2007

Opening Date

February 23, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Shallow & Deep Well Drilling

Description

 

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business website on November 22, 2004 for the Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Program.

2.      The Government of Ethiopia has received financing from the International Development Association toward the cost of the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract AWRDB/BH/001/2006 for Shallow & Deep Well Drilling and Construction.

3.      The Amhara Regional Water Resources Development 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.

Woreda

No. of Shallow Wells (< 70m)

No. of Deep Wells (70m- 150 m)

Total


1

Debay Tilat Gin

6

-

 

Debre Elias

2

1

 

Subtotal

8

1

9

2

Dembecha

10

-

 

Subtotal

10

-

10


3

Sekela

-

1

 

Bure

5

2

 

Subtotal

5

3

8

 

4

Dangla

-

2

 

Achefer

-

1

 

Dembia

2

2

 

Alfatakusa

-

1

 

Subtotal

2

6

8

Total

25

10

35

4.      The award will be decided on a lot by basic. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to Amhara Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Procurement Department Office, Ground floor, Room Number 06, Bahir Dar on or before 2:00 P.M. on date February 23, 2007. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 P.M. on date February 23, 2007 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 Amhara Water Resources Development Bureau, Ground floor, Rom No. 06, Bahir Dar upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 260 or USD 30 by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicted below:

Amhara Region, Water Resources Development
Bureau, Procurement Department Office
Ground floor, Room No. 06
Tel. No. 251 058 222 05 79 Or 251 058 220 10 87
P.O. Box 88
Email: wbrpcu@ethionet.et
Bahir Dar
Ethiopia

   

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