Bid No.


Issued By

Welkite Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

November 11, 2008

Opening Date

December 24, 2008


Bid Category

Pipes & Fittings



Invitation for Bid
Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Project;
Credit No. 3901-ET/Grant No. H085-ET.

1.      This invitation for Bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business Web, Site, on August 17, 2007.

2.      The Government of Ethiopia has received a Credit/Grant from International Development Association toward the cost of Water Supply and Sanitation Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this Credit/Grant to payments under the contract for Supply of pipes and fittings.

3.      Welkite Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidder for supply of pipes and fittings.

Lot No.


Qty/Different Size

Lot I

DCI Pipe

2,570 m

Lot II


29,855 m



11,288 m

Lot IV

Water Meters and Tools

4553 Items

4.      Bidding will be conducted though the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IRBD Loans and IDA Credits, and are open to all bidders from Eligible Source Counties as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Welkite Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise Bureau; From Ato Petros T/Wold; e-mail

6.      Qualifications requirements include: For the Bidders

Bidder should have the experience on supplying at list two contracts similar size in the last three years, supported with names of clients, type and value of contracts.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidder on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 250.00 or USD 25.00. The method of payment will be in cash or cheque against receipt.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:30 A.M. December 24, 2008. Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

9.      Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders/ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below before 10:30 A.M. December 24, 2008. All bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security of not less than 1% of the total bid price in Ethiopian Birr or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

10.  Address: Welkite Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise

Ato Petros T/Wold, Manger
Room No. 001
Tel. 0113-30 06 34
Welkite Town


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