Invitation number: RFP10-072
Project/programme: Environment Division
The study provided a useful, but preliminary, picture of the quality of the river’s water and sediments and potential risks of contamination. It established baseline conditions for environmental contaminants in the lower Mekong River and its major tributaries.
Key toxic contaminants are so far not included in MRC’s Water Quality Monitoring Network, but they are considered as strategically important to be included in future monitoring and assessment activities, considering the expected economic growth and increased basin development of the Mekong riparian countries. As many of these contaminants such as persistent organics pollutants and heavy metals, tend to accumulate along the food-chain, they are a concern and potential risk for both aquatic life and the protection of human health. Available data and information on the past and current status and trends of toxic contaminants both basin-wide and at hotspots in the Mekong riverine environment is limited. This assignment will provide an update of toxic contaminants in the lower Mekong riverine environment.
Consultancy for Multi-media (water, sediment, biota) monitoring and assessment of toxic contaminants in the Mekong riverine environment
Duration of contract: 12 Months
Specifications: See bidding document
Quality and Cost based Selection (QCBS) procedure.
The proposals shall be submitted in one outer sealed envelope containing two separate sealed envelopes, one envelope containing the Technical Proposal and one envelope containing the Financial Proposal. The outer envelope shall be clearly marked “Consultancy for Multi-media (water, sediment, biota) monitoring and assessment of toxic contaminants in the Mekong riverine environment; RFP No. 10 – 072 - DO NOT OPEN BEFORE DEADLINE SUBMISSION DATE”. The two sealed inner envelopes shall be marked “Technical Proposal” and “Financial Proposal” respectively.
Deadline for submission of tenders: 28 May 2010, 15.00 hours local time
Mekong River Commission Secretariat
Finance and Administration Section Procurement Unit (RFP 10-072)
P.O. Box 6101, Unit 18 Ban Sithane Neua, Sikhottabong District,
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR.
Telephone: (856-21) 263 263
Facsimile: (856-21) 263 264