Bid No.


Issued By

Gondar Water Supply & Sewerage Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

March 9, 2010

Opening Date

March 31, 2010


Bid Category

Drilling & Construction Of Water Wells



Gondar water supply and sewerage service
Project: urban water and sanitation project
Credit No.4292-ET and Grant No.:287 ET:
Bid No. NCB or GWSSS or 001 or 2010
Title: drilling and construction
Of water wells

1.      The government of Ethiopia has received credit & grant from IDA toward the cost of urban water supply and sanitation project and it intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payment under the bid No. NCB or GWSSS or 001 or 2010 for the drilling and construction of 8 water comprising Lot 1 and Lot 2 each 4 wells.

2.      Gondar water supply and sewerage enterprise now invites for the water well drilling sealed bids from all eligible bidders for renewed business license valid for 2009 or 2010 and should have valid registration certificate from ministry of water resources and must be registered for VAT. The site is located around koladiba and azezo towns in north Gondar, Amahara national region state.

3.      The project in short comprises: drilling and construction of 8  deep wells including drilling,lithology,electrical,and gamma logging, supply and install of steel screen and blind casing installation, gravel packing well development, water quality tests, pumping test and analysis, well completion report. as specified in the BOQ pertinent to the technical specifications.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the national completive bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the world bank’s procurement guidelines under IDA credits or grants and is open t o all eligible contractors as defined in the guidelines.

5.      The interested contracts has to provide information, available construction equipments and tools a such as, two water well drilling rigs and drilling tools for each lot, transport support trucks, dewatering pumps electrical welding equipment, geophysical instruments, pumping test equipments and tools, vehicles; experience in similar project, available skilled, and semi skilled man power, financial situation and other relevant information as specified in the bid document. The drilling equipment to be deployed should be relatively new and capable of drilling in the specified depth &diameter and hydro geological conditions.

6.       B ids shall be valid for a period of ninety (90) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security (only bank guarantee)2% of the offered bid price excluding VAT 15% the bidders shall delivered to the address specified paragraph 11 on or before 10:00 am local time, march 31,2010 bids shall be opened at 10:05am local time March 31, 2010 in the presence of the of the client and bidders or representatives who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

7.      The interested bidders will be requested to offer technical and financial proposals separately but sealed in one envelope as specified in the bidding documents to be provided. Bid closing date is March 31, 2010 at 10:00am local time.

8.       A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased directly from Gondar town water supply and sewerage service address mentioned paragraph 11,on the submission of written application to the above address and upon payment of anon-refundable fee ETB500 (five hundred birr)from march 9,2010 first announcement of this notice on the Ethiopian herald in office hours until closing date and time as specified in paragraph 7.bidders may communicate for clarification in the address mentioned paragraph 11.

9.       Bids shall be opened in the presence of official representatives of the bidder, who wish to attend at the office of gondar town, room No.4

10.  The utility reserves the right to accept or reject the entire bid and to annual the bidding process.

11.   Address: the client address for communication and further information.

Gondar town water supply and sewerage service
Attention: bewketu destaw, procurement
Management consultant
Room No. 4, 1st floor
Tel. +251 058 112 25 29
+251 058 111 04 59
+251 918 80 59 59
Facsimile No.:+251 058 111 43 72
P.O. Box N/Postal Code: 225
Gondar Town


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