ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD,Tender:Construction Of Independent Community Water Supply Along The Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 To Thika Dam – Muranga Water Supply,Closing Date:24/1/2014

ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
Country: KENYA

Project: WATER AND SANITATION SERVICES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ADDITIONAL FINANCING (WaSSIP-AF)

Credit No: 5103KE

Construction Of Independent Community Water Supply Along The Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 To Thika Dam – Muranga Water Supply

IFB No: 05 (as per the Procurement Plan)

CONTRACT NO.: AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.l/W-05/13

1.    The Government of Kenya has received a financing from the World Bank towards the cost of Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Project Additional Financing (WaSSIP-AF) and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards payment under the contract for Construction of Independent Community Water Supply Along the Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 to Thika Dam – Muranga Water Supply.

2.    The Athi Water Services Board now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Construction of Independent Community Water Supply Along the Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 to Thika Dam – Muranga Water Supply, comprising of:
i. Kiriciungu Water System

Construction of 3-No Water transmission- pipeline approximately 47km of DN 160-300mm

•      Construction of 4000m3/day vertical water treatment plant consisting of 6 sedimentation tanks, 4 Filter units, Sludge Drying Beds, 150m3 dear water tank and 48m3 elevated backwash tank

•      Construction of Pump house/air blower room and Generator’s room

•      Construction of Chlorination building, Administration Building and Staff Houses Construction of Power mains supply and Electrical works

Site works and fencing of the treatment plant site

Kahuti Water System ,

•      Construction of Water transmission pipeline approximately 55km of DN 160-300mm

•      Construction of 4000m3/day vertical water treatment plant consisting of 6 sedimentation tanks, 4 Filter units parallel to the existing one.

Site works and fencing of the treatment plant site

3.    Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers for Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services issued in, January 2011 and updated in March 2013 (“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 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.keand 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 noon East African Time on 24th January 2014. The packages should be clearly marked; Construction of Independent Community Water Supply Along the Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 to Thika Dam -Muranga Water Supply, Contract No.: AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.l/W-05/13. 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 24th January 2014 at 12.05 East African Time.

7.    All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of KSh. 9,000,000 (Kenya Shillings Nine Million) or equivalent amount in freely convertible currency.

8.    The address referred to above is:

Chief Executive Officer

Athi Water Services Board 3

rd Floor, Africa Re Centre

Hospital Road, Upper Hill

Tel: +254 2724292/3, Fax: +254 2724295

Email: info@awsboard.go.ke , Website: www.awsboard.go.ke

NAIROBI, KENYA

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