Pakistan seeks protection, controls for 243-MW Warsak

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for protection, instrumentation, and control equipment for rehabilitation and upgrading of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River. Bids are due October 17.

WAPDA recruited consultants in 2009 to study and design rehabilitation and upgrading of Warsak, which was completed in 1960. The project includes four 40-MW generating units, dam, irrigation tunnels, and transmission system. Two 41.48-MW units were added in 1980-1981.

Solicitation documents may be obtained from the addresses below for 1,000 rupees (US$11.44) by pay order or bank draft to Manager Finance (Hydel), WAPDA, Lahore Account No. 1303-59, payable at Habib Bank Ltd., Gardee Square Branch, Lahore; or to R.E. WAPDA Warsak Account No. 361, payable at Habib Bank Ltd., Warsak Colony Branch. A tender notice may be obtained from Pakistan's Public Procurement Regulatory Authority Internet site,

Bids are due by noon October 17. For information, contact:
o General Manager (Hydel), Water and Power Development Authority, 185-WAPDA House, Lahore, Pakistan; Internet:;
o Chief Engineer Hydel (North), Water and Power Development Authority, Warsak; (92) 91-2950051.

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