Jaffna and Kilinochchi Water Supply Project - Additional Financing
| Published December 7, 2016 - Deadline May 2, 2017
Invitation for Bids
1. The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has applied for a loan from the Asian
Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Jaffna and Kilinochchi Water Supply Project-
Additional Financing and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments
under the contract named above. Bidding is open to bidders from eligible source countries of the
2. The Chairman, Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC), on
behalf of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), (the Employer) invites
sealed bids from eligible Bidders for the Design, Build and Operate (DBO) of a 24 MLD Sea
Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Desalination Plant at Thalaiyadi, Jaffna District, Sri
Lanka (“The Works”).
The Works, includes the design, procurement, construction, installation and operation &
maintenance of the SWRO Desalination Plant, pipelines, pump station and service
facilities for delivery of potable water to the JKWSSP-AF drinking water distribution
system at specific points designated by NWSDB (“Water Delivery Points”) and all
associated permanent and temporary works to provide a fully functional, environmentally
compliant and reliable facility over the entire O&M period.
3. International Competitive Bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADBs Single-
Stage: Two – Envelope procedure and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as described
in the bidding document.
4. Interested bidders may obtain further information from the Assistant General Manager,
(Tenders and Contracts), NWSDB, Galle Road, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka over the telephone,
number 011-2635885 or 011-2638999 Ext. 1750 or facsimile number 011-2635885 (E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org) and bidding documents may be inspected free of charge at the
office of the Assistant General Manager, (Tenders and Contracts), NWSDB, Galle Road,
Ratmalana, Sri Lanka from 14 December 2016.
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents, in the English language, (except for
environmental and social safeguards documents, which will be issued in due course), may be
purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application on a business Letter
Date: 7 December 2016
37378-SRI: Jaffna and Kilinochchi Water Supply Project-Additional
PEIC/JKWSSP/SEA WATER REVERSE OSMOSIS PLANT/2015/01
Design, Build and Operate (DBO) of a 24 MLD Sea Water Reverse Osmosis
(SWRO) Desalination Plant at Thalaiyadi, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka
2 May 2017; 10:00 am (Sri Lanka Time)
Head to the Assistant General Manager (Tenders and Contracts), NWSDB, Galle Road,
Ratmalana, Sri Lanka from 09:00 hours to 15:00 hours on normal working days starting from 14
December 2016 up to 28 April 2017. The bid document shall be obtained upon payment of a
non-refundable tender fee of SLRs. 23,000.00 (inclusive of VAT) in cash or USD 160.00
(inclusive of VAT) in cash or Bank Draft in favor of National Water Supply and Drainage Board.
6. Deliver bid:
• To the address below:
Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply
"Lakdiya Medura", No.35, New Parliament Road
• On or before 2 May 2017; 10:00 am (Sri Lanka Time)
• Together with a Bid Security as described in the Bidding Document.
7. Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for bid submission in the presence of
Bidder’s representatives who choose to attend on 2 May 2017, 10:30 am (Sri Lanka Time).
8. The employer will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in
connection with the preparation or delivery of bids including the costs and expenses invested to
9. A pre-bid meeting will be held on 17 March 2017 at 09.30 am (Sri Lanka Time) at the
address provided below to clarify the issues and to answer questions on any matter that may be
raised at that stage as stated in ITB 7.4 of ‘Instructions to Bidders’ of the bidding document.
Manpower Development & Training Division
National Water Supply and Drainage Board,
Telawala Road, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka