Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

October 31, 2009

Opening Date

November 23, 2009


Bid Category




Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
Grant No. 2100155006269
IFB Title-Deep & Shallow 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 part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Deep Wells Drilling and Construction.

2.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the construction of 7 Deep Wells:

Contact /Bid Id. No.



Number of Wells

OR WRB/DW/04-1/2009

Horro Guduru Wollega




West Shoa

Meta Robi & Ade’a Berga



North Shoa



3.      The award will be decided on presence of appropriate drilling machine No bidder will be awarded more than one contract per drilling rig.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the African Development Bank’s rules and procedures for procurement of Goods and works, and is open to all bidders from eligible National Competitive Bidders as defined in th- Guidelines.

5.      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 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 telephone number 251-5548893 on or before 2:00 P.M. 23 November 2009. Bids shall be opened at 2:30. 23 November 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 or multiple contracts include the following: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least 1.5 times the contracted price of wells in the last One year, (iii) annual average turnover at least 1.5 times of the contract price of Wells during he last one year, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/8 the contract value and (v) experienced drilling tam. 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 of a non-refundable fee 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.

9.      Oromia regional Water Resources Bureau reserves the right to reject the entire bid.

10.  Address:

Oromia Regional Water Resources Development Bureau
4th floor, Room Number 403,
Tel. 251-15 54 88 93
Finfinnee (Addis Ababa)


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