Bid No.


Issued By

Gondar Town Water Supply and Sewerage Service

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

July 12, 2009

Opening Date

August 28, 2009


Bid Category

Water Meter & Accessories



Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Urban Water Supply & Sanitation Project
Credit No. 4292-ET and Grant No. 287-ET

1.      This invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business. August 17, 2007.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Projects, and it intends under the contract for the supply of water meter & accessories, water meter test bench & service reservoir accessories, laboratory equipment and chemicals for Gondar Town Water Supply & Sanitaiton.

3.      The Gondar Town Water Supply and Sewerage Service now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bides for supply of the following goods.

Lot 1: Supply of Water Meter and accessories

Lot 2: Supply and Installation of Water Meter Test Bench and Service Reservoir Accessories.

Lot 3: Supply of Laboratory Equipment and Water Quality Testing Chemicals

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

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Gondar Town Water Supply and Sewerage service P.O. Box 225 Attn. Ato Yasin Woreke e-mail and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below 8:30 A.M. 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. -5:30 P.M.

6.      Qualifications requirements include:
Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee ET Birr 200 or 20 USD. The method of payment will be cashier’s check or direct deposit to the account number of Gondar Town Water Supply and Sewerage Service. Bidders who wish to receive bidding document by courier shall be sent to their address though document by courier shall make an additional payment of USD 40 and the bidding document shall be sent to their address trough courier service. However, the purchaser shall not be responsible for late delivery or loss of the bidding document and complaints or requests for extensions shall not be entertained for issues raised on this ground.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 3:00 P.M. 28 August 2009. Electronic bidding will be permitted. Late bids will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the accompanied by a “Bid Security” of not less than 2% of bid price or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      The address referred to above is:

Gondar Town Water Supply and Sewerage Service
Attn. Ato Yasin Worke, Procurement Management Consultant
Room No.6
Tel. +251 581 110 459 Or 251 581 12 25 29 Or
+251 581 11 43 74
Fax. No. +251 581 11 43 72
P.O. Box 225


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