ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD,Tender:Drilling and Equipping of Boreholes and Construction of Associated Civil Works in Tanathi Water Services Board Area,Closing Date:16/6/2014

 

ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD

 

INVITATION FOR BIDS

 

Country: Kenya

 

Project Name: Water and Sanitation Service Improvement Project Additional Financing (WaSSIP AF)

 

Credit No.: IDA5103KE

 

Contract Title: Drilling and Equipping of Boreholes and Construction of Associated Civil Works in Tanathi Water Services Board Area in 3 Lots

 

Reference No.: 16 (As per Procurement Plan)

 

Contract No.: AWSB/WASSIP AF / Comp.1/W-16/2014

 

1.   The Government of the Republic of Kenya has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of the Water and Sanitation Service Improvement Project Additional Financing (WaSSIP AF), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Drilling and Equipping of Boreholes and Construction of Associated Civil Works in Tanathi Water Services Board Area in 3 Lots.

 

2.   The Athi Water Services Board, a State Corporation under the Ministry of Environment, Water & Natural Resources, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction and completion of the borehole water sources for drought mitigation in Tanathi Water Services Board areas comprising of (“the Works”):

 

Lot 1: Kajiado County:

 

a.   Drilling and equipping of 7 boreholes of diameter 203mm.

 

b.   Construction of 7 elevated steel water tanks, capacity ranging between 24m3 and 75m3 tank and on 10m steel tower

 

c.   Laying 13.9Km of water pipe diameter ranging from 90mm uPVC and DN63 Gl pipes.

 

Lot 2: Kitui County:

 

a.   Drilling and equipping of 8 boreholes of diameter 203mm.

 

b.   Construction of 8 elevated steel water tanks, capacity ranging between 24m3 and 48m3 tank and on 10m steel tower

 

c.   Laying 12Km of water pipe diameter ranging from 90mm uPVC and DN63 Gl pipes.

 

Lot 3: Machakos County and Makueni County:

 

a.   Drilling and equipping of 7 boreholes of diameter 203mm.

 

b.   Construction of 7 elevated steel water tanks, capacity ranging between 24m3 and 48m3 tank and on 10m steel tower

 

c.   Laying 11.8Km of water pipe diameter ranging from 90mm uPVC and DN63 Gl pipes

Each Lot will constitute a contract. The construction period for each Lot is 6 months.

 

3.   Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures as specified in the World Bank Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011 (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 of the Procurement Guidelines, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

 

4.   Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Athi Water Services Board, Chief Executive Officer, info@awsboard.go.ke and inspect the bidding documents during office hours from 0800 hours to 1700 hours local time from Monday to Friday, except during lunch hour (1300 hours to 1400 hours), during weekends and public holidays at the address given below.

 

5.   A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of KSh. 1,000 (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) or in a convertible currency. The method of payment will be cash or banker’s cheque. The document will be collected from the below address.

 

6.   Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 12.00 East African Time on 16th June 2014. The packages should be clearly marked Drilling and Equipping of Boreholes and Construction of Associated Civil Works in Tanathi Water Services Board Area in 3 Lots, Contract No. AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.1/W-16/2014. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 16th June 2014 at 12.05 East African Time.

 

7.   All bids must be accompanied by an unconditional bank Bid Security for each Lot of KSh. 2,000,000.00 (Kenya Shillings Two Million) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

 

8.   The address referred to above is:

 

Attention: The Chief Executive Officer, Athi Water Services Board

 

Street Address: Africa-Re Centra, Hospital Road Upper Hill

 

Floor/Room number: 3rd Floor, Reception Desk

City: Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Telephone: +254 20 2724292/3

Facsimile number: +254 20 2724295

Electronic mail address: info@awsboard.go.ke

Web site: www.awsboard.go.ke

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