Invitation for Pre-Qualification - Lot 2 Contract Works for Treatment Works, Transmission and Storage at Kano State Water Board (KnSWB)

Posted by Future on Thu 26th May, 2022 -

Kano State Water Board (KnSWB) invites interested firms to express interest by tendering pre-qualification documents for the following works:

Kano State Water Board (KnSWB) is a Water supply establishment under Kano State Government. It's responsible for provision of potable water supply for domestic and industrial purposes for Urban and semi-urban areas.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Invitation for Pre-Qualification for Works: Lot 2 Contract Works for Treatment Works, Transmission and Storage in Kano State

Notice/Contract Number:
2022 - 02/KnSWB/AFD CNG 1054/WC/Lot 2
Agency: Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

The Kano State Water Board (here in after called "client") has received funds from Agence Française de Développement ("AFD") toward the cost of the 3rd National Urban Water Sector Reform Project in Kano State and it intends to apply part of the funds to payments under the contract for "Lot 2 Contract Works for Treatment Works, Transmission and Storage in Kano State" (Contract No 2022-02/ KnSWB/AFD CNG 1054/WC/Lot 2).

The Employer intends to prequalify firms for Works Package 2: Lot 2 Contract Works for Treatment Works, Transmission and Storage in Kano State which comprise the following:
  • Production Facilities:
    • Rehabilitation of the Tamburawa water treatment plant (150,000 m3/day) and works to secure a raw water intake located downstream of industrial areas.
    • Rehabilitation of the Challawa 2 (90,000 m3/day) and Challawa 3 (120,000 m3/day) water treatment plants and related raw water intakes.
  • Transmission Line:
    • Commissioning of the existing 15 km of transmission main between the Challawa waterworks and Goron Dutse reservoir.
    • Construction of new transmission line from new intake to Challawa 2 and Challawa 3
  • Storage Reservoir:
    • Construction of a 5,000 m3 distribution reservoir at Bompai Hill.
N/B: A detailed Description of the scope of Works is in the Prequalification Document. It is expected that invitations for bid will be made in June 2022.

Pre-Qualification Criteria
The main pre-qualification criteria area the following:
  • Company's Status of Registration in the client's country.
  • Nationality and Eligibility as per AFD and EIB requirements:
  • No termination of a contract as a result of Applicant's default in the past five (5) years;
  • Not under suspension from bidding by the Employer based on execution of a Bid Securing Declaration;
  • Pending litigation shall in total not represent more than one hundred percent (100%) of the Applicant's net worth and shall be treated as resolved against the Applicant;
  • Financial capabilities:
    • Access to financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow requirements estimated as two and half million Euros (2,500,000 Euros);
    • Meet the cash flow requirements on works currently in progress and for future contract commitments;
    • Current soundness of the Applicant's financial position;
    • Minimum average Annual Turnover of ten million Euros (10,000,000Euros) for the last five (5) years;
  • General Construction experience related to works under this lot for at least the last five (5) years;
  • Specific experience: The applicant should demonstrate specific construction experience for water works related to this assignment:
    • Completion of two similar contracts with a value of 5 million Euros each in last 7 years;
    • Design and build and construction works and commissioning of large water supply system including pumping stations, civil structures and related assets;
The full criteria are available in the pre-qualification documents.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Collection of Documents

The pre-qualification document can be purchased at the below address by paying Euro 50 or the sum of thirty thousand naira (N30.000.00) in local currency at:
Address: Engr. Ibrahim Usman Dederi,
Kano State Water Board,
No. 675, Kofar Nassarawa, Kano,
Engr. Abdul Azeez Umar Office Complex,
Kano State.

Telephone: 08036053316