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UNCLAS COLOMBO 000598

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 4530/ITA/MAC/ANESA/OSA
EMBASSIES FOR FCS OFFICES

E.O 12958:N/A
TAGS: BTIO CE ECONOMICS
SUBJECT: FOREIGN GOVERNMENT TENDER TO CONSTRUCT A
WATER TREATMENT PLANT

1.542/01/T0012
2.040803
3.TLMANLOWE
4.542
5.N
6A.CONTACT
6B.ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER (TENDERS & CONTRACTS)
NATIONAL WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE BOARD
GALLE ROAD, RATMALANA, SRI LANKA
7.PHONE: 94-1-605328
8.FAX: 94-1-635885
9.201
10.S1629....WATER TREATMENT PLANT CONSTRUCTION
S6799.... INVESTORS
11.COMMENTS:

Product data

A.Detailed product description: Proposals are
called for to invest, design, construct and
maintain on long term operation (25 years), a 40
million gallons per day (MGD) water treatment
plant.
B.Product specification/technical details: 40 MGD -
180,000 cu.m./day
C.Quantity: NA
day
C. Quantity: NA
D.U.S. dollar value: NA
E.Purchase needed by: NA
E.Other information:
(a) Interested parties may obtain the request for
proposal (RFP) document from the above address on a
non-refundable fee of Sri Lanka Rupees 25,000/- (US
Dollar = Rs.97)
(b)RFP documents will be issued on any working day
between 09:30 - 12:30 hrs and from 13:30 - 15:30 hrs
up to April 21, 2003.
(c)Submission of proposals will close on July 04,
2003 at 10:00hrs (local time)
(D)Offers should be accompanied by an
unconditional "Proposal Security Bond" of Sri Lankan
Rupees 25 million, valid for a period of 180 days.

RFP documents will be issued only to
companies/consortium/joint ventures/contractors/operators
who have the following technical and financial
capabilities and who can support them with documentary
proof at the time of collecting the RFP document.
1.Design and construction experience, operation
and maintenance experience of at least one
water treatment plant of not less than 20 MGD
over the past 5 years.
5 years.
2.Registration under ISO 9001 or ISO 9001:2000
for quality management systems and ISO 14000
standards for environmental management systems.
3.Turnover of not less than US Dollars 5 million
or equivalent per year for the last 3 years.

The Sri Lanka Government through the Ministry of Housing
and Plantation Infrastructure invites proposals on behalf
of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board to
construct a water treatment plant of 40 MGD on a Build
Own Operate Transfer (BOOT) basis on the right bank of
the Kelani River in the Western Province of Sri Lanka.

REMARKS: The U.S. Embassy would appreciate receiving
notification of U.S. firms' interest, which can be sent
to:
Commercial Attache
U.S. Embassy
210 Galle Road, P.O. Box 106
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: 94-1-448007
Fax: 94-1-437345
E-mail: ManloweTL@state.gov
Wills

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