Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

March 4, 2010

Opening Date

March 25, 2010


Bid Category

Deep & Shallow Wells Drilling & Construction



Re-Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
Grant No. 2100155006269
IFB Title Deep & Shallow Wells Drilling & Construction
Bid Type-NCB

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 & Shallow Wells Drilling and Construction.

1.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the construction of 9 Deep & 33 Shallow Wells:

Contract Id No. (Lot)



Total Number of Wells



Gura Dhamole

9 Shalllow Wells



Gura Dhamole & Gasera

10 Shallow Wells


H/G/Wollega, E/Wollega, K/wollega

Haro, Amuru, H/Limu, Guduru, Nole Kaba, Genji

14 Shallow Wells


South West Shoa

Kersa Malima, Dawo

4 Shallow Wells


Ilu Aba Bora

Ale, Darimu, Alge Sachi

5 Shallow Wells

2.      The award will be decided on presence of appropriate drilling machine No bidder will be awarded more than one 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 Resource bureau, 4th floor, Room Number 315, Finfinne, and Tel. 251 165 58 374 on or before 2:00 p.m. 25 March 2010. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 pm 25 March 2010 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 by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated 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 Bureau, 4th floor
Room Number 415, Tel. 251 115 52 85 01
Finfinnee ( Addis Ababa )


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