LB-Water Supply Augmentation Project - P125184
Council for Development and Reconstruction - Legal Affair / Tenders | Published April 14, 2016 - Deadline May 17, 2016
Supervision Consultancy On Construction Of The Bisri Dam And
Its Ancillary Work
Request for Expression of Interest
Republic of Lebanon
Council for Development andReconstruction
Water Supply Augmentation Project - BisriDam Contract
Consultancy Services for ConstructionSupervision
(Loan No. 8443-LB; Contract Code:WSAP-C1)
This Request for Expression of Interest(REOI) follows the general procurement notice for this Project that appeared online in UN Development Business No.WB655-02/15 dated February 10, 2015.
The Government of Lebanon has received aloan from the World Bank (WB), and applied for parallel financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), toward the cost ofimplementation of theWater Supply Augmentation Project (WSAP), that includes, among other components, the construction of a WaterSupply Dam and associated infrastructure at Bisri.
The Council for Development andReconstruction (CDR), Project's implementing agency on behalf of the Government of Lebanon, intends to apply part of the proceedsfor the Construction Supervision Consultancy Services for the Bisri Dam, and aim to pre-select six (6) qualified engineeringConsultants to be invited for Proposals' submissions.
The Services include the ConstructionSupervision of the Dam and its ancillary work, a zoned rockfill embankment Dam with an inclined clay core with a maximum height of74 meters above thestreambed at 395 asl. The ancillary works include an ungated spillway, an underground bottom outlet tunnel andmaneuver shaft (to be used for temporary river diversion), and a downstream power house and intakestructure. A deep Cutoffdiaphragm wall, of almost 120m depth in the valley bottom, is to be constructed among the other foundation treatment works thatinclude grouting, geodrains etc. The implementation extends for an estimated construction period of 5 years for the Dam and itsancillary works and the post-construction (monitoring of initial filling and O&M) period of 2 years.
The CDR hereby invites eligibleConsultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information indicating thatthey have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services in a responsive way to the below listedrequirements.
Consultants may associate to enhancetheir qualifications. Name and nationality of the Lead Partner shall be specified.
A consultant will be selected inaccordance withthe procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans& IDA Credits & Grants dated January 2011, revised July 2014.
Interested Consultants are requested toprovide the following information:
A duly signed Cover Letter stating theInterest of the Applicant in providing the mentioned services.
A general and concise presentation ofthe firm(s) (brochures, statements of type, property, and key tasks etc...).
Certified statements and balance sheetsshowing financial capabilities (turnovers, assets, liabilities, lines of credit etc.), for the lead and associated partners, andfor the last five years for each.
List of relevant similar Projects,ongoing and/or completed within the last 15 years, indicating the provided services, the percentage of participation in JVconsortiums (if any), and the size of relevant contracts (in USD or equivalent and in Man-Months).
Detailed descriptions of at least three(3) assigned similar Projects with similar Services.
List of available professional keypersonnel forthe envisaged Services (dam specialists, geologists/hydro-geologist, experts, hydraulic and senior engineers etc...),showing briefly theirkey qualifications and experiences.
Overall firm's employees number, list ofavailable personnel and structure (number, list, organization structure etc. of the core, backstopping and supportingstaff).
Eligible firms, which have submitted thenecessary statements in a satisfactory responsive way, will be evaluated.
Expression of Interest must be deliveredto the address below not later than 12:00 noon, Beirut local time on Tuesday,May 17th 2016, mentioning as reference:
"Water Supply Augmentation Project -Bisri Dam Contract
Expression of Interest for ConstructionSupervision Consulting Services"
Interested Consultants may obtain further information at theaddress below during office working hours (from 8:00 to 13:00 Beirut local Time). Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR)- Tenders Department - Tallet Al-Serail, Beirut (BCD), Lebanon - Tel. +961-1 980 096 - Fax +961-1 981 255