Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

May 7, 2010

Opening Date

June 8, 2010


Bid Category




Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene programCredit No.: 3901 ET & Grant No.:H850 ET
IFB Title –Deep Wells Drilling & Construction

1.      The Oromia Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has received grant from credit and grant from the World Bank towards 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 Well Drilling and Construction.

2.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders’ fort the drilling & construction of 7 Deep Wells in Bishoftu, Mojo, Meki, Chiro, Shasemene & Bule Hora towns.

3.      The award will be decided on presence of drilling machine on a lot basis. Bidders may bid for one or more lots. However, no bidder will be allocated more than 1 (One) lot per drilling rig.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: procurement under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety days after Bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of at least not less than 1% of the bid price in Ethiopian Birr and shall be delivered to Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau, 4th floor, Room Number 406, Finfinnee, and Tel. 251-11 552 85 01 on or before 12:00 am June 08, 2010. Bids shall be opened at 2:00 pm June 08, 2010 in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6.      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 construction contracts of similar size in the past year (s), (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.

7.      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 all lots Birr 300 by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated below:

8.      Bidders should present renewed license,, MOWR work permit, VAT Registration &Tax Registration No.

9.      Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau reserves the right to eject all or part of the bid.

Oromia National Regional State Water Resource Bureau
4th floor, Room Number 406
Tel. 215 115 52 85 01
Finfinne (Addis Ababa)


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