UNDP issues invitation to tender for Cyprus wastewater treatment plant

June 29, 2009
NICOSIA, Cyprus, June 29, 2009 -- The UN Development Program has solicited an invitation to tender for a design/build/operate project for a wastewater treatment plant in Cyprus...

NICOSIA, Cyprus, June 29, 2009 -- The UN Development Program has solicited an invitation to tender for the following:
DESIGN, BUILT, OPERATE the "New Mia Milia/Haspolat Waste Water Treatment Plant" in Cyprus

The subject of this contract is the design, construction and operation of the New Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) of Nicosia at Mia Milia/Haspolat, as follows:
- Design of the WWTP for a nominal load of 403,672 population equivalents and an average daily flow of
45,000 m³/d.
- Construction of two thirds of the designed WWTP solution for all major items of the project, as defined in the Tender Dossier, for a load of 269,115 PE and 30,000 m³/d .
- Operation and Maintenance of the WWTP for 10 years.

The WWTP will consist of the main following elements:
I) wastewater treatment: pre-treatment, primary treatment, activated sludge system with sludge/liquid membrane separation (i.e. membrane bioreactor technology) including biological nutrient removal;
II) Sludge handling and treatment: mechanical pre-thickening, anaerobic mesophilic sludge digestion (depending on availability of funds) and final dewatering with either filter presses or centrifuges.

Interested Tenderers may obtain the Tender Dossier, upon registration, from the website www.miamilia-haspolat.org as of 5th June 2009

All tenders must be received at the following address:
UNDP Partnership for the Future
PO Box 21642
Old Nicosia Airport
United Nations Protected Area
1590, Nicosia - Cyprus

In order for courier services to deliver, you need to call prior to entering the protected area -- Tel Number: +357-22-874-733 before 31 August 2009 at 12h00 GMT (15h00 local time) by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt or hand-delivered against receipt signed by UNDP-PFF. Late submissions shall be rejected.

The Tenders will be opened in public session on 31 August 2009 at 12h30 GMT (15h30 local time) by the Evaluation Committee appointed for the purpose.

The venue: UNDP Partnership for the Future
Old Nicosia Airport, United Nations Protected Area, Nicosia - Cyprus

The Tenderer's designated representative is required to attend the obligatory pre-proposal clarification Conference at Ledra Palace Hotel in the United Nations buffer zone, Nicosia, Cyprus at 10:00 am local time on 6 July 2009 and the site visit to follow.

This notice is not to be construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm. All questions related to this invitation to tender should be addressed to the following email: [email protected]

This project is funded by the Sewerage Board of Nicosia and by the European Union.