PLATEAU STATE WATER BOARD-WATER SUPPLY PROJECT (PSWB-WSP)

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THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
PLATEAU STATE GOVERNMENT
PLATEAU STATE WATER BOARD
SECTION OF CONSULTANTS BY BENEFICIARIES OF
FINANCING FROM THE FRENCH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
PLATEAU STATE WATER BOARD-WATER SUPPLY PROJECT (PSWB-WSP)
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CARTOGRAPHY OF EXISTING WATER SUPPLY NETWORKS OF THE PLATEAU STATE WATER SUPPLY PROJECT – CNG 1037, JOS HEADQUARTERS
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The Plateau State Government has received financing from the French Development Agency, and intends to apply part of the funds thereof for payments under the following project:

Plateau State Urban Water Supply Project (PSUWSP).

The Services of the consultants shall consist of: Cartography of existing water supply networks in the city of Jos for which the main activities would be:

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1. Inventory of the existing water supply network and its infrastructures (based on topographical benchmark, Geographical Inventory/Survey, provision of detailed data, etc.):
Network and Related Devices (all transmission pipes, all distribution pipes – diameter D≥100mm. Smaller pipes with a significant hydraulic behavior, sub-main pipes, valves and others (open or closed), regulating valves of any types, hydrant, stand pipes and public taps, manholes, bulk flow meters).
Hydraulic infrastructures and related items (water intake, treatment plants, reservoir/tanks/water towers, pumping stations)
Other Building (PSWB’s head office; commercial directories)

2. Preparation of Base Maps

3. Development of GIS Structure

4. Cartography/ Mapping of the network and building of the database

5. Procurement of some GIS tools dedicated to the water supply system management
A tool for asset management;
A tool allowing an exploration of at least the pipe layer to EPANET (these tools may be included in the GIS. It may also be an external tool reading the GIS data and creating the EPANET data file);
A tool for maintenance especially dedicated to preventive maintenance;
A tool for operation: leaks works, repairs…

Some optional tools can also be added by the Consultant in its proposal. It is expected that they can help the Client in its GIS software management and in its network management/operation.

The tools must also be full open to further developments.

6. Basic training of the Client’ GIS staff in other to master main procedures related to the assignment
The training should be provided with actual data, including practical activities directly linked to the previous activities.

IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD
The implementation period /duration of the services shall therefore not exceed 6 months.
The Plateau State Water Board hereby invites consultants to show their interest in delivering the Services described above.
Eligibility criteria to AFD’s financing are specified in sub-clause 1.3 of the Procurement Guidelines for AFD-Financed Contracts in Foreign Countries”, available online on AFD’s website: www.afd.fr

Interested consultants must provide information evidencing that they are qualified and experienced to perform those Services. For that purpose, documented evidence of recent and similar services earlier performed shall be submitted.

If consultant is a Joint Venture (JV), the Expression of Interest shall include a copy of the JV Agreement entered into by all members. Alternatively, a letter of intent to execute a JV Agreement in the event of a successful proposal shall be signed by all members and submitted with the Expression of Interest, together with a copy of the proposed Agreement.

Determination of the similarity of the experiences will be based on:
1. The contract size;
2. The technical area and expertise in Category of existing water supply networks/Mapping and developments of GIS of urban water supply networks;
3. The location in the region, with an advantage for experiences in Nigeria.

The Client will also take into account for the evaluation of the applications the following items:
1. Local representatives/partners;
2. Skills and availability of in-house technical back-up experts provided to the on-site experts;

Among the submitted applications, Plateau State Water Supply Board will shortlist maximum of 6 consultants, to whom the Request for Proposals to carry out the Services shall be sent.

The Expressions of Interest must be submitted to the address below not later than Four (4) weeks after the REOI is published.

One (1) original, four (4) photocopies and one (1) soft copy of Expression of Interest as well as the statement of integrity, eligibility and social and environmental responsibility (document to be sent to interested consultants upon request).

The office of General Manager Plateau State Water Board
Attn.
Project Coordinator (Project Liaison Officer)
P.M.B. 2198, Industrial Area, Old Airport, Jos, Plateau State
Telephone: +234 803 590 2282 and +234 803 588 7430
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

Interested consultants may obtain further information and the copy of the statement of integrity to be submitted with their Expression of Interest at the address below during office hours 10am – 4pm daily, or by writing to:
Project Coordinator /Project Liaison Officer
Plateau State Water Board
P.M.B. 2198, Industrial Area, Old Airport Jos Plateau State
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

SOURCE: THE NATION