ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD Tender: DEVELOPMENT OF KIKUYU SPRINGS WATER SOURCE FOR KIKUYU TOWN, Closing Date 11/06/2013
ATHI WATER SERVICES
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD
PROJECT: WATER AND SANITATION SERVICE IMPROVEMENT
PROJECT – ADDITIONAL FINANCE
WORKS: DEVELOPMENT OF KIKUYU SPRINGS WATER SOURCE FOR KIKUYU TOWN
CREDIT NO: 5103KE
PROJECT ID NO: P226637
NCB CONTRACT NO: AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.1/W-12/13
REFERENCE NO: 12
This invitation for bids follows the Genial Procurement Notice for this project that appeared online in UN Development Business on 26th March 2012.
The Government of Kenya has received financing from the international Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Kenya Water and Sanitation Service Improvement Project Additional Financing (WaSSIP- AF) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit towards payment under the contract for Development of Kikuyu Springs Water for Kikuyu Town.
The Athi Water Services Board, a parastatal under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation now invites sealed bids form eligible bidders for Development of Kikuyu Springs Water Source for Kikuyu Town.
The scope of works consists of but not limited to construction of the following:-
i) 1 No. intake weir and intake chamber to abstract 400m3/day flow form springs
ii) Reinforced concrete clearly water sump 150m3
iii) Gabion construction 150 m3
iv) Pump house and installation of pumping set
v) Gravity main DN 300mm approximate 3km long
vi) Installation of online dosing system and
vii) Site works including fencing of intake site
The project area can be accessed through the Nairobi – Nakuru dual highway or the Nairobi – Kikuyu tarmac road and is approximately d30km form Nairobi CBD.
The construction period is six (6) months.
Qualifications requirements include:
a) Experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least one works contract of a nature and complexity equivalent to the works over the last 5 years ( to comply with this requirement, works cited should be at least 70 percent complete)
b) Site Agent (must be a registered Engineer, with at least 6 years relevant experience including no less than 4 years as site agent handling works of similar nature and complexity) and
c) Availability of a cash flow of Kshs. 21, 000. 00 or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.
Bidding will be conducted through the National competitive bidding process (NCB) as specific in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credit, Revised January 2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents form the Athi Water Services Board at the address below during office hours form 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.
A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of Kshs. 5, 000 (or equivalent in a freely convertible currency). The method of payment will cash or bankers cheque. The bidding documents will be collected from the headdress below upon production of a purchase receipt.
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of an unconditional bank guarantee of Kshs. 500, 000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency, and be delivered to the address below by 1200 hours East Africa time on 11th June 2013. They will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders representatives, who choose to attend, at eh address below. Late bids will be rejected.
The Chief Executive Officer
Athi River Services
3rd Floor, Africa Re Center
Hospital Road Upper Hill
NAIROBI – KENYA