Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

June 13, 2009

Opening Date

July 6, 2009


Bid Category

Deep Wells Drilling & Construction



Re-Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program
MDTF Grant No. TF 091704
IFB Title –Deep Wells Drilling & Construction

1.      The Oromia Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has receive grant from Multi Donor Trust Fund (WB-DFOD) towards 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 Deep Well Drilling and Construction.

2.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the drilling & construction of 11 Deep Wells.

Lot Number



Number of deep wells


Arsi, Bale

Sude, Amigna, Goba



Borena, Guji

Moyale, Bule Hora, Abaya, Dugde Dawa Dire, Odo Shakiso



West Harafge, Ease Hararge

Chiro, Deder


3.      The award will be decided on presence of drilling machine on a lot basis. Bidders may bid for one or more lots. Howerver, no bidder will be allocated more than 1 (one) lot per drilling rig.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IDA Credits, & is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety days after Bid opening, Bids must be accompanied by bid security of at least not less than 1% of the bid price in Ethiopian Birr and 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 6, 2009. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 P.M. July 6, 2009 in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6.      Minimum qualifications required for the award of single of multiple contracts include the following: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least construction contracts of similar size in the past year (s), (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, MOWR work permit, VAT registration & Tax Registration No.

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 Number 403
Tel. 251-16 55 83 74
E-mail washoro@yahoo. Com
Finfinnee (Addis Ababa)


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