Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks expressions of interest to perform a baseline inspection and report for the 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha hydropower project. Responses are due March 29.
WAPDA previously called for bids by March 26 to supply control and instrumentation equipment for Ghazi Barotha, which went on line in 2003 on Pakistan’s Indus River north of Islamabad. (HNN 3/11/08)
The current solicitation seeks inspection of the dam power channel powerhouse and ancillary structures. The consultant is to perform data analysis and interpretation, and provide a proposed solution to specific problems and a design of suggested remedial works. The assignment includes preparation of comprehensive findings and recommendations in a final report.
Solicitation documents may be obtained until 1 p.m. March 22 from the address below for 200 rupees (US$3.30). The tender notice may be obtained from WAPDA’s Internet site, www.wapda.gov.pk, or from the Pakistan Public Procurement Regulatory Authority site, www.ppra.org.pk.
Expressions of interest and qualifications are due by 1 p.m. March 29. For information, contact Chief Engineer, Dams Safety Organization, WAPDA, Sunny View, Kashmir Road, Lahore, Pakistan; (92) 42-9204120; Fax: (92) 42-9204121; Internet: www.wapda.gov.pk.