Bid No.


Issued By

Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

May 17, 2008

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




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

To all Water Works general contractors of category 6 & above who can present water works license from the Ministry of Water Resources with VAT & TIN registration certificate & necessary tax clearance for the year 2000 E.C.

1.      The Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service (MWSSS) through the Federal government of Ethiopia has received credit & Grant (IDA-Credit 4292-ET & IDA-Grant 287-ET) from 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 of the credit & grant for eligible payments under the contract construction of:


Activity description




RCC reservoirs (300, 100 & 25 cubic meters)


Mekelle & its periphery


Guard houses


Mekelle & its periphery


Central control room (for stand by generator)


Mekelle & its periphery

2.      The office now invites wax-sealed bids from eligible bidders for the works mentioned above.

3.      A complete set of bidding documents can be purchased by any interested and eligible bidders on the submission of a written application to Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service, office No. 14, Tel. 034 440 07 91 Or 034 440 73 36, Mekelle and upon payment 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 through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s guidelines.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after bid opening and must be accompanied a bid security in the form of an acceptable CPO or irrevocable bank guarantee from a reputable bank for Birr at least 2% 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. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or their representatives who want to attend on 31st day at 4:30 P.M. in Mekelle City Water Supply & Sewerage Service, Mekelle.

8.      A firm will be evaluated technically & financially

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 the bids.

11.  For further information please contact:

Mekelle City Water supply & Sewerage Service
Water Supply & Sanitation Project
Tel. +00251 344 40 07 91 Or 344 73 36
Fax +00251 344 41 10 00
P.O. Box 266


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