Water Development Commission

Ethiopian Herald Sep13,2020

Invitation for Initial Selection Works and Operation Service (Design, Build, and Operate)

  • Employer: Water Development Commission (WDC)
  • Project: Ethiopia Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (UWSSP II)
  • Contract Title: Design, Build, and Operation (DBO) of Fecal Sludge and Septage Treatment Plants (FSTPs) in Five Towns in two lots:
  • Country: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • CreditNo.: 60070/60080
  • ISD No: ET-MOWIE-172944-CW-RFP
  • Issued on: 15th September 2020

1. The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (SUWSSP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Design – Build Operate (DBO) Contract of Fecal Sludge and Septage Treatment Plants (FSTPs) in Five Towns in two lots (Lot 1- Adama, Dire Dawa and Mekelle and Lot II – Hawassa and Bahir Dar.

2. Initially selected Applicants may submit Proposals for one or both lots, as further defined in the RFP Document.

3. The Water Development Commission (WDC) intends to initially select Applicants for DBO of the FSTPs for the five towns. This component of the SUWSSP will support the development of a pollution-free environment, improves public health, and encourages reuse and resource recovery. The Request for Proposals (RFP) will be for a tender to Design, Build and Operate (DBO) of Fecal Sludge and Septage Treatment Plants in five (5) towns, packaged into two lots.

4. Key Qualification Requirements are:

Financial Situation and Performance (sufficient financial capabilities to meet the construction cash flow requirements estimated at US$ 1.5 million (the US $ One Million Five Hundred Thousand) for the lot I and US$ 1,000,000 (the US $ One Million) for lot Il for the subject contract net of the Applicants other commitments. Cumulative value required if Applicants apply for both lots.

Average annual construction turnover: Minimum average annual construction turnover of US$ 9 million (the US $ Nine million) for a lot I and US $ 6 million (the US $ Six million) for Lot ll over the last five years. Note: cumulative value required if Applicants apply for both lots.

DBO Experience: The Applicant has designed, built, and operate at least two (2) fecal sludge and septage treatment plant and/or Waste Water treatment plants of at least 300 KLD (Kilo Liters per Day or 300m3 per day) capacity in average for each lot, since January 2015, and these treatment facilities are still in operation at the time of issuance of this initial selection document. At least one of the plants shall be FSTP.

Design Experience: A minimum number of two contracts for the design of FSTP and or wastewater treatment plants and at least one of the experiences shall be with an FSTP undertaken as lead Contractor between 1st January 2015and Application submission deadline. The selected design contracts shall relate to a treatment plants that: have been satisfactorily and substantially completed, and each has a minimum value of US $ 10 million (US $ Ten Million) for lot I and US $ 7 million (the US $ Seven million) for lot II. Note: Separate contract shall be required to meet the requirement for the two lots or the value of the contracts should be the cumulative value for the two lots.

Construction Experience: A minimum number of two construction contracts for FSTP and or wastewater treatment plants and at least one of the experiences shall be with an FSTP similar to the proposed assignment that has been satisfactorily and substantially completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or subcontractor between 1st January 2015and Application submission deadline. The value of the member’s participation in each selected construction contract shall be a minimum of US $ 10 million (US $ Ten Million) for a lot and the US $ 7

• Million (US $ Seven Million) for lot II. A separate contract shall be required to meet the requirement for the two lots or the value of the contracts should be the cumulative value for the two lots. Operation Experience: The Applicant has operated at least two (2) FSTPs and, or wastewater treatment plants and at least one of the experiences should be with a FSTP of at least 300KLD (300m 3 per day) in average capacity each, since January 2015 (last five years), and these FSTPs plants/ wastewater treatment plants are still in operation at the time of issuance of this Initial Selection Document.

4. The required key effluent quality parameters include pH, BOD 5 SS, COD, AMN Nitrate-Nitrogen and TP. The solid standards include 25% Dry solid content and stabilization of sludge. The detail performance requirements and functional guarantees are incorporated in the ISD and further elaborated in the RFP

5. The location of the project/treatment plant:

Please see the below table for the location of the towns where the project is implemented.

#

Lot. No.

Name of the Town

The location from Addis Ababa

Remark

1

Lot 1

Adama

75 km East of Addis Ababa

 

2

 

Dire Dawa

520 km East of Addis Ababa

 

3

 

Mekelle

770 km North of Addis Ababa

 

4

Lot 2

Bahir Dar

560 km northwest of Addis Ababa

Located adjacent to Lake Tana

5

 

Hawassa

 

275 km South of Addis Ababa

 

Located adjacent to Lake Hawassa.

 

6. It is expected that the Request for Proposals will be issued in January 2021

7. Initial Selection will be conducted through the 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 dated January 2011 and revised July 2014 (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible Applicants as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.

8. Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information from the Water Development Commission (WDC) at the address below during office hours 08:30 am to 4:00 pm local time.

9. A complete set of Initial Selection documents in English language may be obtained for free, by interested Applicants on the submission of a written application to the address below or by email or in person at the address below.

10. Applications for Initial Selection should be submitted in clearly marked envelopes and delivered to the address below in the manner provided in the IS document by 2:00 pm (14:00 local time) local time on 30th October 2020.Late applications may be rejected.

 

Water Development Commission (WDC)

Attn: Nuredin Mohammed, Director, Engineering, Procurement and

Contract Administration

Postal Address: 13/1076

Haile Gebresilassie Avenue

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: +251 116 63.7018

E-mail: nuredinmohammed@yahoo.com

Water Development Commission (WDC)