Funding, design and build of Ndarugu1 dam (Nairobi Mavoko-Kitengela) water supply project

1. This invitation for bids (IFB) is for Funding, Design and Build of the proposed Ndarugu 1 Dam(Nairobi- Mavoko- Kitengela), Water Supply project
2. The scope of the project includes but not limited to the construction of a 35m high concrete dam with a reservoir capacity of 225 Million m3, a 173 000m3/d treatment works, transmission pipes, Storage tanks and associated works.
3. The Tanathi water services board now invites sealed bids from eligible firms for the Funding, Design and Build of Ndarugu 1 water supply project (herein after called “the works”). International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with the government of Kenya Procurement Law and Regulations and the evaluation criteria contained in the bidding documents.
4. The invitation for bids is open to international firms who meet the following eligibility criteria:
a) Minimum average annual turnover as prime contractor (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last Five (5) years of 10 Billion Kenya Shillings
b) Successful experience as a contractor, management contractor, or subcontractor in the execution of at least One(1) project of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last Ten (10) years, with a value of at least Eighteen Billion (18 Billion) Kenya Shillings. This experience should include minimum key production rates of:
i. Laying of water pipes 800mm diameter at a rate of 2850m per month.
ii. Earthworks at a rate of 130,000m3 per month
iii. Concrete works at a rate of 3000m3 per month
c) Have appropriate equipment and staff as defined in the bidding documents
d) Access to, or availability of financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments sufficient to meet:
i. A construction cash-flow requirement of One Billion (1,000,000,000) Kenya Shillings
ii. The overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its current commitments.
e) Has the ability to mobilize the required finances to implement the project through support of the applicants Government or Applicants country Export Bank or any other financial institution capable of providing funds with acceptable terms and conditions by the National Treasury
5. Interested firms may obtain the bidding documents upon payment of non-refundable fee of 1,000/- Kenya Shillings or equivalent convertible currency. Further information may be obtained at the office of
The Chief Executive Officer,
Tanathi Water Services Board
K.I.D.P. Building, Kalawa Road
P.O. Box Private Bag
Kitui-Kenya
Tel: +254 712 351 104
Email: [email protected]

6. A pre-bid site visit shall be held on 9th November, 2017 at Mavoko Water and Sewerage Company at 09.00hrs
7. Bids must be delivered to the above office on or before 12.00hrs. (Local time) on 28th of November, 2017 accompanied with Bid Security of at least 1% of the contract price
8. Bids shall remain valid for 180days after the deadline for bid submission prescribed above
9. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ or their representatives who choose to attend at 12.15hrs on 28th November, 2017 at the offices of:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Tanathi Water Services Board
K.I.D.P. Building, Kalawa Road
P.O. Box Private Bag
Kitui-Kenya
Tel: +254 712 351 104
Email: [email protected]