Bid No.


Issued By

Assosa Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

February 18, 2010

Opening Date

March 19, 2010


Bid Category




Assosa  Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project;
Credit No. 3901 –ET/Grant No.H085-ET

1.      The Government of Ethiopian Water Development Fund has received Credit/Grant from the World Bank towards the cost of Assosa Water Supply & Sanitation Project & it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Drilling & Test Pumping of Production Wells.

2.      Assosa Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise now invites sealed bids from Qualified eligible bides for the Drilling and test pumping of boreholes as described below:

Item No.

Description of The work



Mobilization, demobilization, seting up & site works



Borehole construction



Casing installation and well development



Test pumping



Completion and miscellaneous


3.      Bidding will be conducted though the National competitive bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the World Bank Guidelines: procurement under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the Bidding documents.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Assosa Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise from Ato Tesfahun Amare: e-mail or at the address given below at Room No.01 from 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M.& 1:30 P.M. from Monday to Friday.

5.      Qualification requirements include:
For the bidders

Bidders should have the experience on Drilling works at least two similar size works in the last three years, supported with names of clients, type and value of contracts.

6.      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 of ETB 250.00 or USD 25.00 method of payment will be in cash or check against receipt.

7.     Bids will be delivered to the address below at or before 2:30 P.M. 19 March, 2010.
Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

8.      Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidder’s representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below before 4:30 P.M. 19 March 2010. All bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security of (CPO) not less than 2% of the total bid price in Ethiopian Birr on an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      Address:

Water Resources Development Fund
Room No. 602
Ministry of Water Resources
Haile Gebre Silase Road
Tel. 251-011 663 87 41 (Office)
P.O. Box 43337
Addis Ababa


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