Bid No.

NCB MWSS/IDA-02/2008

Issued By

Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

August 26, 2008

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Water Supply & Sanitation Project



Mekelle Water Supply & Sanitation Project
IDA-Credit 4292-ET & IDA-Grant 287-ET

1.      The Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service (MWSSS) though the Federal Government of Ethiopia has received Credit & Grant (IDA-Credit 4292-ET & IDA-Grant 297-ET) form the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of increased access to sustainable water supply & sanitation services in the City. The office now intends to apply part of the credit & grant for eligible payments under the contract drilling, Pump testing & complete construction of Six (6) deep wells (about 340m deep each) in Aynalem well filed, Mekelle.

2.      The office now invites wax-sealed bids from eligible well drilling & rehabilitation companies for the works mentioned above.

3.      A complete set of bidding documents can be purchased by any interested and eligible bidder on the submission of a written application to Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service, Office No. 14, Tel. 034 440 45 51 Or 034 440 73 36, Mekelle and upon of non-refundable fee of Birr 300.

4.      Bidders may obtain further information from, and inspect the bidding documents, at the above office.

5.      Bidding will be conducted though the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines.

6.      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of an acceptable CPO/irrevocable bank guarantee of Birr not less than 1% of the total price delivered to Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service during the bid opening date.

7.      The final date for bid submission shall be (closing date) on the 31st day from the first appearance of the bid on The Ethiopian Herald at 4:00 P.M. in Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service, Mekelle.

8.      Qualification requirements include: (1) Renewed license, VAT & TIN registration certificate (2) 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; drilling diameter 14 & above inches, casing diameter 8 & 10 inches.

9.      The employer will respond in writing or by cable to any request for clarification, which it receives earlier than 10 (Ten) days prior to the deadline for the submission of bids.

10.  The office reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

11.  For further information please contact.

Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service
Tel. +00251 344 40 45 51
Fax. +00251 344 41 10 00
P.O. Box 266


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