The government of Bulgaria invites applications for pre-qualification to provide technical assistance for a flood forecasting and warning system for the border region of Bulgaria and Turkey. Responses are due December 20.
Bulgaria seeks flood forecasting and early warning of flood hazards for the Maritsa and Tundja rivers. The consultant is to develop a flood forecasting data set, analyze the existing system, recommend improvements, and assist a Bulgaria-Turkey joint working group. The budget for the work is 500,000 euros (US$635,730).
Applications for pre-qualification must be submitted using a standard application form available from the European Union Internet site, http://europa.eu.int/comm/europeaid/index_en.htm.
Applications in English are due by mail or hand delivery to the address below by 5 p.m. December 20. The envelope must be marked with the contract title and publication reference, Phare � technical assistance for flood forecasting and early warning system under Phare project �Capacity improvement for flood forecasting in the BG-TR CBC Region,� EuropeAid/123661/D/SER/BG.
The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works expects to invite between four and eight pre-qualified firms to submit tenders.
For information, contact Director of Phare Implementing Agency, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Kiril and Methodius St. 17-19, Sofia 1202 Bulgaria, Room 525 � Phare Implementing Agency.