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Construction of 6.5 Ml/d Water Treatment Works and River Abstraction Works

Tender Issuer: Ugu District Municipality
Tender Reference: UGU-07-1596-2021
Sector: Civil engineering,Construction Services
Closing Date:
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Region: KwaZulu Natal

Construction of 6.5 Ml/d Water Treatment Works and River Abstraction Works

Issuer: Ugu District Municipality


Contract ?:  UGU-07-1596-2021

Construction of 6.5 Ml/d Water Treatment Works and River Abstraction Works

Ugu DM invites Competent and experienced Tenderers the construction of Construction of 6.5 Ml/d Water Treatment Works and River Abstraction Works including earthworks, building works, pipework, chambers, access road and drainage, fencing and associated mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works.  The Mechanical Works will include the supply, installation and commissioning of steel pipework, valves, fittings, pumps, motors and general Mechanical Works.  The Electrical and Instrumentation Works will include the supply, installation and commissioning of transformers, MCC Panels, PLC’s, instrumentation and general Electrical Works.

Only Tenderers who are currently registered with the CIDB, or are registered prior to evaluation of tenders, on a CIDB grading equal or higher than 7CE and those who satisfy the conditions stated in the tender data, are eligible to tender.  

It is a condition of this tender that the 7CE Civil Contractor Sub-Contracts with an Electrical Contractor having a CIDB grading equal to or higher than 6EP, who will undertake the Electrical and Instrumentation Works that forms a part of this tender.  Should the Contractor elect to appoint a Mechanical Sub-Contractor, the Mechanical Contractor shall have a 6ME or higher CIDB grading.

Tender documents will be available from the Ugu District Municipality, 28 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, 4240 during office hours between 10h00 to 15h00 from Friday, 15 October 2021 until Friday, 22 October 2021. No documents will be distributed at the tender clarification meeting.  

A non-refundable document fee of R750,00 payable in cash or by bank guaranteed cheque made out in favour of Ugu District Municipality is required on collection of the tender documents.

Documents to be released in advance by emailing, together with proof of payment.  

The tender will also be advertised on the National Treasury’s E-Tender portal ( and Ugu District Municipality website and documents can be downloaded from the websites, free of charge.

Technical queries may be addressed to:
Mr Sabelo Mdaka of Bosch Projects (Pty) Ltd via
email only at

A compulsory clarification meeting with representatives of the Employer will take place at the existing KwaLembe Water Treatment Works (30°6'24.07"S; 30°28'42.22"E) approximately 45km inland from Scottburgh offramp side of the N2 on Thursday, 21 October 2021 at 10h00.  

From Scottburgh Offramp, Drive approximately 5km inland towards Scottburgh Taxi rank Turn left into P197-3 towards Dududu and drive approximately 25km to Qiko High School From Qiko High School, The KwaLembe Water Treatment Site is located approximately 18km further north on the right-hand side of the road.

The closing time for receipt of tenders is not later than 12h00 on Friday, 19 November 2021. Only tenders deposited in the official tender box by the closing time and date will be accepted.

Tenders, completed as prescribed, shall be sealed in an envelope marked “ KWALEMBE BULK WATER SUPPLY SCHEME - PHASE 1 – Construction of 6.5 Ml/d Water Treatment Works and River Abstraction Works” and deposited in the official tender box in the foyer of Ugu District Municipality at 96 Marine Drive, Phase 2 Building, Oslo Beach.

Ugu District Municipality subscribes to the Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017, pertaining to the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) principles whereby a bidder’s submission will be evaluated according to the sum of the award of points in respect of the tender value and the B-BBEE status of the contributor.

Bids will be evaluated on Functionality, Price and Preference. The 90/10 preferential point system will be applicable, with 90 points for price and 10 points for B-BBEE Status Level, in terms of the revised Preferential Procurement Regulations in effect from 01 April 2017, Gazette Notice No. 40553 dated 20 January 2017. Minimum points of 60% must be obtained for functionality.  

Bids scoring below 60 % will not be evaluated further.

The following will form the criteria utilised for functionality assessment:

  • Relevant Experience of Tenderer
  • Experience of Key Personnel
  • Construction Methodology and Preliminary Programme
  • Financial Resources
  • Quality Control and Environmental Management
  • Construction Health & Safety Plan

Preferential Points to be allocated as follows:

B-BBEE Status Level of Contributor

Number of Points 90/10 System

1 10
2 9
3 8
4 5
5 4
6 2
7 2
8 1

Non-Compliant Contributor


Tenderers shall take note of the following tender conditions:

  • Ugu District Municipality does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.
  • Tenders submitted are to remain valid for 90 days from the closing date for submission of tenders.

NB: Regulation 44 of Municipal Supply Chain Management Regulations states that the Municipality may not make any award to a person who is in the service of the state.

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