Installation / Maintenance and Other Engineering Services / Water Construction / Water System Installation / Water Well and Pool Cleaning / Water Well Drilling

The Oromia Regional National State Bureau of Water and Energy Resource Development Invites Sealed Bids from Eligible Bidders for the Drilling & Construction of 8 Deep Wells of Water Supply Projects in 4 Small Towns Water Supply Projects

Request for Bids (RFB)

1. The Government of Ethiopia has received a loan from Development Partners towards the cost of Projects under OWNP Phase II and part of the funds cover eligible payments under the contract for drilling and construction of water wells of water supply projects.

2. Now, The Oromia Regional National State Bureau of Water and Energy Resource Development invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the drilling & construction of 8 Deep Wells of water supply projects in 4 small towns’ water supply projects to be constructed in the region under this program.

Lot No

Contract Reference Number





Number of Wells






Sofumer & Hada




W/Shoa & E/Wollega


Shoboka & Nunu



3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) as specified in the World Bank Guidelines, procurement of Works, and is open to all bidders from eligible bidders’ countries in the Guidelines.

4. The award will be decided on presence of drilling machine and drilling crew on a lot base. Bidders may bid for one or more lots. However, no bidder will be awarded more than 1(one) lot per drilling rig and crew.

5. The interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the office of Oromia Water & Energy Resource Development Bureau, One WaSH National Program Implementation office, around Olympia next to Admas University, on Amina Building second floor, room no 208, Tel. No 011 557 1306/1278, Fax: 0115571298/99, P.O. Box: 8630, Addis Ababa/Finfinne.

6. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 500.00 (ETB Five Hundred) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible Currency. Bidders are required to attach with their application, a copy of their renewed trade license, MOWIE work permit, VAT certificate, Tax clearance and TIN.

7. Bids must be submitted to the above office on or before 10:00 am October 26/2020 and will be publicly opened at 10:30 am on the same date and address in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

8. Bids must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 1% of the bid price in Ethiopian Birr in the form of Bank Guarantee or CPO by the name of Oromia Water & Energy Resource Development Bureau.

9. Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid. Address:

Oromia Water and Energy Resources Development Bureau, One WaSH National Program Implementation Unit, Bole Road around Olympia next to Admas University Olympia Campus, on Amina Building 2nd Floor Room No. 208.

Tel. 011 557 1274/78/1306

Fax: 011 557 1298 /99, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia