Bid No.


Issued By

Hawassa Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

October 23, 2008

Opening Date

November 28, 2008


Bid Category




Hawassa Town Water Supply and Sewerage
Service Enterprise
Water Supply and Sanitation Project
[IDA-Credit 4292 –ET & IDA-Grant 287-ET]

1.      The Government of Ethiopia has received financing from the International Development Association toward the cost of Hawassa Water supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Civil works Construction of Ambouha, Tunto and Shallo springs.

2.      The Hawassa Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for the construction of Ambowuha, Tunto and Sahllo springs.

The project in short comprises but not limited to the following Capping of Springs, construction of 50 m3 wet wall and installation of 13.4 kms of (GI/uPVC/DCI) pipes, construction of one pioneer reservoir foundation with diameter of 12m and 2 (two) Public fountains, 2 (two) washing Basin, 3 (three) Cattle trough, construction of four ancillary buildings plus other appurtenant works at Capping site, Shasha Kebele of Wondogenet, along transmission pipe line and reservoir site in Hawassa.. 

3.      Bidder must obtain license for category GC/WC 3 & above for Water Works with valid license for the current year.

4.      Bids shall be valid for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days after Bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to Hawassa Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise, Room Number 01 Hawassa, E-mail P.O. Box 108. and Hawassa on or before 10:00 A.M. on 28, Nov. 2008, Bids shall be opened at 10;30 A.M. on the same date in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

5.      Qualification requirements include: (i) completion of a least two similar construction contracts of similar size in the last five years, (ii) average annual turnover of 1.5 times the bid price during the last three years, (iii) liquid assets of at least 10 percent of the bid price, and (iv) an experienced Construction team. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

6.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased directly from the Hawassa Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise, Room No. 01 upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 250.00 by Interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated below: Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the address given below and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. & from 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday to Thursday and from 8:30 A.M. to 11:30 P.M. & from 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Friday.

7.      The Hawassa Town Water Supply and Sewerage Services Enterprise reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.

8.      Hawassa Water supply and Sewerage Services Enterprise

Fax: 251-462-20 50 59
P.O. Box 108


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