Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority

July 7, 2020



Country: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 

Name of the Project: Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation 

Project Credit No: 60070 

Contract Title: Procurement of 45,000 Normal Water Meters in two Lots 

Reference No: ET-AAWSA-155802-GO-RFB 

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Procurement of 45,000 Pcs. of Normal Water Meters. 

The Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division (AAWSA-WSIDD) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Procurement of 45,000 Pcs. of Normal. Water Meters 38,253 Pcs. of Multi Jet customer Water meters, (DN15 up to DN40) with nominal diameter 1/2″ (15mm) (Lot I), and Procurement of 6,745 Pcs. of Multi-Jet Water meter, R=160 with nominal diameter 3/4″(20mm), 1″ (25mm) 1 1/4″ (32mm), and 1 1/2″ (40mm) (lot II). The Delivery Place of the goods is CIP Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority Warehouse. 


Identification Number

Description of Goods



Final delivery place of the goods

Lot I

ET-AAWSA- 155802-GO- RFB

Procurement of Small size threaded connectio Multi-Jet Water meter, R=160, with nominal diameter 1/2″ (15mm)

38 ,253

CIP AAWSA Warehouse, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Lot II


Water meter, R=160, with nominal diameter 3/4″ (20mm), 1″(25mm, 1 1/4″(32mm), and 1/1/2″ (40mm)



CIP AAWSA Warehouse, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement (s): (i) Must have successfully completed the supply and delivery of at least 2 (two) contracts each contract having a value of 1,450,000.00 (One Million Four HundredFifty Thousand), for Lot I and USD 360,000 (USD Three Hundred sixty Thousands) for Lot II with a similar size, nature and complexity during the last 5 (Five Years) supported with the names of the clients, types and value of the contract for Lot I and Lot II, respectively, (ii) The bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the cash flow requirement of USD 350,000 (USD Three Hundred Fifty Thousand only) for Lot I , and USD 90,000 (USD Ninety Thousand) for Lot II, net of the applicant’s other commitments, (iii) The audited Financial Statement or if not required by the Lawsof the Bidder’s country, other financial statement acceptable to the Employer for the last five Years shall be submitted and must demonstrate the current soundness of the bidder’s financial position and indicate its prospective long term profitability, and (iv) Minimum Average Annual Turnover of USD 2,650,000.00 (USD Two Million Six hundred Fifty thousand only) for Lot I, and USD 700,000 ( USD Seven Hundred thousand only) calculated as average of I total certified payments received for contracts in Progress and/or completed within the last three years. 

Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division (AAWSA-WSIDD) shall grant a margin of preference to goods manufactured in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers , January 2011,Revised July 2014 (“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. 

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Division, Procurement Department, and inspect the bidding documents from 8:30 am -12:30 pm in the morning and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the afternoon at the address given below. 

A complete set of bidding documents in English Language 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 ETB 500.00 (Five Hundred Ethiopian Birr). The method of payment will be direct deposit at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Megenagna Branch, Account No: 1000024625153, or direct cash payment to counter cashier at the Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Division office. 

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 7 July 2020, 2:00 PM. In addition to the existing provision for submission of bid bids, with a view to COVID 19, bidders have an option to submit the bid (1) by by e-mail to their Embassy if they are willing to assist (2) by email to their local representative along with scanned copy of the authorization to sign (Power of Attorney (POA)) the bid, and (3) By emailing the PDF copy of the bid with the Zipped files of the bid encrypted, or password protected to the address specified in ITB 22.1 of the bid data sheet of the bidding document. 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 7 July 2020 at 2:30 P.M 

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration. 

The address referred to above is: 

AAWSA, Water and Sanitation Infrastructures Development Division 

Attention: Ms. Mestawot Abebe, Head of Procurement Department 

Address: Lideta Kifle Ketema Wereda 04 around Lideta Condominium , on the Left Side of Lideta Menafesha, Floor/ Room number: 1st floor 

P.O. Box: 1505 

Telephone: +251 116673920/Facsimile number: +251 116623924 

E-mail:  and   

City: Addis Ababa 

Country: Ethiopia