Bid No.

ICB ORWRB/SW/02/2/2008 & NCB ORWRB/ SW/02/3/2008

Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

June 13, 2009

Opening Date

July 13, 2009


Bid Category

Shallow Well Drilling & Construction



Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
Grant No. 210015500629
IFB Title- Shallow Well Drilling & Construction

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 part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Shallow Well Drilling and Construction.

1.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the construction of 33 Shallow Wells

Contract Id. No. (Lot)



Total Number of wells

Estimated Depth

ORWRB/SW/02/2/2008 (Lot 2

North Shoa



50m each

ORWRB SW/02/3/2008 (Lot 3)

North Shoa

Ware Jarso


50m each

2.      The award will be decided on presence of appropriate drilling machine. No bidder will be awarded more than lot per drilling rig.

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

4.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after Bid opening Bids must be accompanied by bid security of at least not less than 1% of the bid price in the form of CPO or Bank Guarantee in Ethiopian Birr. They shall be delivered to Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau. 4th Floor, Room Number 403, Finfinnee, and Tel. 251-16 55 83 74 on or before 2:00 P.M. July 13, 2009. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 P.M. July 13, 2009 in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

5.      Minimum qualifications 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.

6.      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 each lots Birr 300.00 by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicted below.

7.      Bidders should present renewed license, VAT registration & Tax Registration No.

8.      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 Number 403,
Tel. 251-16 55 83 74
Finfinnee (Addis Ababa)


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