Ethiopia; Urban Water Supply and
Project, Credit No. 4292-ET/Grant No. H287-ET,
Drilling, Testing and Construction of Twenty Five
Deep Wells in the suburbs of Addis Ababa
Invitation for Bids follows the general procurement notice for this
project that appeared in Development Business Web Site, issue no.
PPF No. Q5060, November 2004.
The Government of Ethiopia has received a Credit/Grant form
International Development Association toward the cost of Urban Water
Supply and Sanitation Project, and it intends to apply part of the
proceeds of this Credit/Grant to payments under the contract for
drilling, testing and construction of twenty five boreholes in
Suburbs of Addis Ababa.
The Addis Ababa Water and Sanitation Development and
Rehabilitation Project for Office now invites sealed bids from
qualified eligible bidders for the drilling and testing of
twenty-five deep boreholes as per the following lots.
No. of wells
suburbs of Addis Ababa Western part of the City
suburbs of Addis Ababa Eastern part of the City
suburbs of Addis Ababa Northern part of the city
The drilling and
construction period is 120 days
may bid for one or more lots. Evaluation of bids and award of
contracts, if any, for combined lots.
will be conducted through the international Competitive Bidding
(ICB) a procedure specified in the world bank’s Guidelines:
Procurement under IDA credits, and is open to all bidders from
eligible source as defined in the biding documents.
eligible bidder may obtain further information from the A.A.W.S.A.
Water supply and Sanitation Development and Rehabilitation Project
Office; Ato Alemayehu Alitto; e-mail
must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:30 A.M.
November 15, 2007. Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late
bid will be rejected. Bids will be opened physically in the presence
at the address below at or before 10:30 A.M. November 15, 2007. All bids shall
be accompanied by a bid security of Lot-1 ETB 50,000 for Lot-2 ETB
50,000 and lot-3 ETB 50,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely
requirements include: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of suitable
drilling rig, capable of drilling not less than 500m, with direct
air drilling and Rotary (DTH) method, mud rotary drilling method
with mud pump capacity not less than 25001ts/min at 7 bars; drilling
diameter 14 inch and casing diameter 10 inch (ii) Completion of at
least two borehole construction contracts of similar size in the
last five years, (iii) average annual tumover of 1.5 times the bid
price during the last two years, (iv) liquid assets of at least 10
percent of the bid price per each lot and (v) an experienced
drilling team, one hydro geologist and one chief driller should be
assigned per lot. A margin of preference for eligible national
bidders shall be applied as appropriate. Additional details are
provided in the bidding documents.
A complete set of bidding documents in English may be
purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written
application to the address below and upon payment of a
non-refundable fee of ETB 400 or USD 45. The method of payment will
be in cash or CPO.
Addis Ababa Water Supply and
and Rehabilitation Office
Bole road, In front of Shoa
Center/Supermarket, Nejat Building ground floor
Telephone number 251 11 51 02 56 Or 51 02 67 Or 51 03 83