Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

January 23, 2010

Opening Date

March 3, 2010


Bid Category

Mechanical & Electrical Equipment



1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a loan from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) in various currencies towards the cost of the Kibre Mengist Water Supply Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this credit/ loan will be applied to eligible payments under the Contract for the Design Supply and installation of mechanical & Electrical Equipment in town of Kibre Mengist in the Regional Government of Oromia.

2.      The Oromia Water Resources Bureau, acting as executing agency for the Project, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the design and supply of flow control devices,. Submersible pumps, surface centrifugal pumps, surge tanks and compressors, water treatment plant, diesel generating units, and associated equipment, in various sizes and numbers, and their installation in the town of Kibre Mengist for Kibre Mengist Water Supply Project

3.      Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at the office of the Oromia Water Resources Bureau,  Bole Road, 5th floor room no. 510.

Oromia National Regional State
Tel. 251-11-550 96 22
Fax 251-11-551 77 56
P.O. Box 8630
Addis Ababa

4.      A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by any interested eligible bidders on submission of a written application to the above, and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US $50 (Fifty US Dollars) or its equivalent in Ethiopian Birr for a complete set of documents.

5.      The provisions in the instructions to bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the (BADEA) Standard Bidding Documents: Supply and Installation of Plant Equipment.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the above office the Oromia Water Resource Bureau, Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA onor before third (3rd) MARCH 2010 at 12:00 a.m. local time.

7.      All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in an amount of not les than two percent (2%) of the Bid Price in the form of:

a.      Irrevocable and unconditional bank guarantee issued directly by a reputable domestic bank, in the form provided in the Bidding Documents,

b.      A cashier’ or certified cheque.

8.      Bids shall be opened in the presence of the Bidders/ representatives who chooses to attend at the Oromia Water Resources Bureau, Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA on the same date (First March 2010) at 2:00 p.m.

9.      Bids shall be valid for a period of One Hundred and Twenty days (120 days) after the Bid opening.

10.  In the comparison of evaluated bids, the Employer will grant a margin of preference to plant and equipment manufactured in the Employer’s country in accordance with the procedures outlined in the bidding.

11.  A minimum qualification criteria for bidders shall be a proved successful implementation by the bidder of similar undertakings in the last five (5) year, including certified continuous successful operation of the facilities for a minimum of three (3) years.

12.  The Bureau reserves the right to reject part of/ or all bids.

(OWRB). Finfinee


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