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Solicitation Number: 150030
Solicitation Title: Raw Wastewater Pump Station 2 Upgrades

Solicitation Information

Commodity Code(s): 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
236210 - Industrial Building Construction
237120 - Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction
238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
333911 - Pump and Pumping Equipment Manufacturing
238910 - Site Preparation Contractors
238120 - Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Solicitation Description:


The following listing enumerates the major items of work included in the contract:
  • Rehabilitation of raw wastewater pumps, removal and replacement of select motors, removal of the existing eddy current drives and replacement with variable frequency drives.

  • Installation of new instrumentation, raw wastewater pump control panels, field instruments, DCU, RIO and UPS.

  • Replacement of electrical equipment throughout the pump station, including but not limited to 4160V switchgear, lighting and panelboard, motor exciter controls, and batteries.

  • Removal and disposal of identified asbestos material and lead based paint in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

  • Demolition of existing equipment, piping, supports, valves, appurtenances, air handling, air conditioning units, electrical components and wiring, and control components as indicated in the specifications and Drawings.

  • Pressure cleaning of interior surfaces in the basement and basement mezzanine.

  • Site modifications to include stormwater drainage improvements and rehabilitation to roadway structures.

  • Renovation of the facility including but not limited to, construction of a new electrical room, renovations to existing restrooms, replacement of membrane roof, replacement and repair of various architectural items.

  • Repair of identified structural deficiencies.

  • Relocation of existing air intakes to allow construction of a natural gas fired HVAC system.

  • Infill of existing skylights on the roof to construct structural appurtenances to support new roof mounted HVAC units.

  • Renovation of plumbing and process service water system.

  • Installation of integrated fire detection and alarm system connected to plantwide fire alarm system and portable fire extinguishers throughout the facility.

  • Modifications to raw wastewater pump suction and discharge expansion joint, installation of bolting on discharge piping, siphon piping and painting of all piping.

  • A Non - Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted on April 4th, 2016 at 2:00 PM.

This project may be funded in part by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  A Fair Share Objective for Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises participation in this work of 32% and 6%, respectively, has been established.  The program requirements are fully defined in USEPA’s “Participation by Disadvantaged Enterprises in Procurement under EPA Financial Assistant Agreements – May 27, 2008”.

The Davis-Bacon wage determinations shall apply.

DC Water Owner Controlled Insurance Program will provide insurance.

Bid documents are available at the Department of Procurement, 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20032.  Sets of Bidding Documents can be procured for a non-refundable $100.00 purchase price each, payable to DC Water.  Payment must be in the form of a money order, certified check or a company check.  Documents can be shipped to Bidders providing a Federal Express account number.

The DC Water Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is a secured facility.  Persons intending to pick-up Bidding Documents are to contact the Department of Procurement at 202?787?2020 for access authorization.

For procurement information contact DC Water Procurement Department via email: ProcurementConstructionInquiry@dcwater.com, (Voice: 202-787-2113). 

For technical information contact:  DETS-Construction.Bid.Inquiry@dcwater.com, insert the following IFB no. 150030

in the subject line of the email.

View DC Water website at www.dcwater.com for current and up coming solicitations.

Addendum No. 1 is issued. See attachment.

Addendum No. 2 is issued. See attachment.

Addendum No. 3 is issued. See attachment.


Solicitation Type:  
Procurement Type: - not specified -
GM Award/Execute Date: 07/01/2016 
BOD Award/Execute Date: 07/01/2016 
Contract Term: - not specified -
Award Information
Awarded to: American Contracting & Environmental Services, Inc.
Award Amount: $18,732,000.00
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