Bid No.

NCB ORWRB/DW/02-01/2008

Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resource Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

January 29, 2009

Opening Date

March 3, 2009


Bid Category

Deep Well Drilling & Construction



Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygience
Grant No. 2100155006269
IFB Title –Deep Well Drilling & Construction

1.      The Oromia Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has received grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Water Supply and Sanitation project and it intends to apply par of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract  for  Deep Well Drilling and Construction.

2.      The Oromia Regional Water Resource Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the construction of 3 Deep wells in one contract :




Project Site

NO. of Deep Wells


West Shoa




Gura Jerjera & Dabobessa





South West Shoa

Seden Sodo




Sub-Total of Deep Wells




3.      The award will be decided on presence of drilling machine. No bidder will be awarded the contract in the absence of appropriate drilling rig.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bid ding (NCB) a procedure specified in the Africa Development Bank’s Guidelines, and is open to all bidders from eligible National Competitive Bidders as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Bids must be valid for a period of ninety (90) days after Bid opening Bids must be accompanied by bid security of at least not than 1% of the bid price in Ethiopian Birr. They shall be delivered to Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau,4th floor, Room number 403. Finfinnee, and telephone number 251-16558374 on or before 2:00 PM, March 3,2009. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 March 3, 2009 in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6.      Minimum qualification required for the award of single or multiple contracts include the following: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least two borehole construction contracts of similar size in each of the last one year. (iii) annual average turnover equivalent to the bid price, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/8 the contract value and (v) experienced drilling team. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased directly from the Water resources Bureau upon payment of a non-refundable fee for all lots Birr 300.00 by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated below.

8.      Bidders should present renewed license, VAT registration, Tax Registration No. & certificate from MWR.

9.      Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.

Oromia Regional Water Resources
Development Bureau
Program Support Office, 4th Floor, Room No.403
Tel. 251 16 55 83 74
Finfinnee (
Addis Ababa)


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