Re-Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau
Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
Credit 3901-ET and Grant H850-ET
Title –Deep Wells Drilling & Construction
Government of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International
Development Association toward the cost of the Water Supply and
Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover
eligible payments under the Contract ORWRB/DW/002/2007 for Deep
Wells Drilling and Construction.
Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from
qualified eligible bidders for the construction of the following
numbers of boreholes.
No. Deep Wells (100-250m)
Aba Bora & W/Hararghe
W/Shoa & Horo Guduru
of Deep Wells
award will be decided on a lot basis. Bidders may bid for anyone or
more lots. However, no bidder will be allocated more than 1 (one)
lot per drilling rig.
will be conducted though the National Competitive Bidding (NCB)
procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement
under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders form eligible source
counties as defined in the Guidelines.
shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after Bid opening.
Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the
bid price. They shall be delivered to Oromia Regional Water
Resources Bureau, 4th floor, Room Number 403, Finfinnee
on or before Nov. 10/08 at 2:00 P.M. Bid shall be opened at 2:30
P.M. Nov. 10, 2008 at Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau
Conference Hall in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend.
Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be
qualifications required for the award of single and multiple
contracts include the following (i) ownership (or existing lease) or
One suitable drilling rig for one lot, (ii) Completion of at least
two borehole construction contracts of similar size in each of the
last years, (iii) annual average turnover equivalent to the bid
price, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/8 of the contract value and
(v) experienced drilling team. Additional details are provided in
the bidding documents.
complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased
directly from the Oromia Water Resources Bureau 4th
floor, Room Number 403, Finfinnee, upon payment of a non-refundable
fee of each lot Birr 300.00 by interested bidders on submission of a
written application and any necessary renewed license both copies
Oromia Regional Water Resources
4th floor, Room Number 403
Tel. 251-16 55 83 74
Finfinnee (Addis Ababa)