Bid No.


Issued By

Afar National Regional Sate Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

May 29, 2010

Opening Date

June 29, 2010


Bid Category




Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene Project
Grant No. 2100155006269
IFB Title-Drilling of Shallow wells for Dalifage Woreda
Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene Project

1.       The Afar National Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has receive grant from the African Development Bank towards the cost of Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Shallow Wells Drilling & Construction and Supply & Installation of Hand Pumps in Dalifage woreda.

2.      The Afar National Regional Sate Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for the drilling and construction of five shallow Wells and Supply & Installation of Hand Pumps in Zone 5, Dalifage Woreda (Site:- Gadistu/Artuma, Amma, Segentoli, Aramis and Kurubta).

3.      Bidding is open to all bidders form eligible National Competitive bidders as defined in the ADB’s Rules of Procedure for Procurement of Goods and Works.

4.      Bidding documents (and additional copies) in English may be purchased by interested bidders at Afar Regional Water Resources Bureau, program management unit, Room No. 3, Tel. 033-666 00 39, P.O. Box 059, Semera Town for a non-refundable fee of 150.00 (One Hundred Fifty) Birr.

5.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security of at least 2% of the total bid price exclusive of VAT either in the form CPO or bank guarantee and shall be delivered to Afar Regional Water Resources Bureau, Program Management Unit, 1st floor, Room No.- 3, P.O. Box 059, Tel. 033-666 00 39 Semera, on or before 9:30 A.M. June 29, 2010.

6.      Bids shall be opened at 10:00 A.M. on June 29, 2010 in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

7.      Qualification requirements include: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, compressor, pump test equipment, fishing equipment, cranes, and trucks and bailers, (ii) completion of at least two similar contracts in each of the last two years, (iii) annual turnover equal to the bid value for deep Wells Drilling & Construction in each of the last two years, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/3 the contract value and (v) experienced drilling team. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

8.      Bidders should present renewed license for the year 2010 and VAT registration card.

9.      Afar Regional Water Resources Bureau reserves the right to reject the entire bid.

Afar Regional Water Resources Bureau
Program Management Unit
Tel. 033-666 00 39
P.O. Box 059


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