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Solicitation Number: 18-PR-DCW-00
Solicitation Title: Industrial Cleaning
Solicitation Description:

11/22/17 - Issued Addendum 4.  Respondents are required to follow RFP instructions regarding addenda.

  • Proposal Due Date has been changed to November 29, 2017.
  • Replaced Attachmet B - revised to unlock required cells and Uploaded Attachment M - Safety Provisions.

11/16/17 - Issued Addendum 3.  Respondents are required to follow RFP instructions regarding addenda.

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors for Request for Proposal No. 18-PR-DCW-00: Industrial Cleaning.  The resultant contracts will provide various types of cleaning at DC Water facilities in Washington DC. This is an open market procurement with preference given for the utilization of certified local and local small business enterprises.  Registered vendors can download the solicitation documents from the DC Water website at www.dcwater.com starting at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday October, 17, 2017.  Interested parties can also contact Ms. Charlene Minatee at (202) 787-7021 or email to Charlene.Minatee@dcwater.com to obtain the solicitation documents.  The due date for receipt of proposals is November 27, 2017.

Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)  
Commodity Codes: 075--19 - Cleaning and Washing Equipment, Steam, Cold and Hot Water Pressure and Jet Types, Portable and Stati
962--21 - Cleaning Services, Steam and Pressure
545--26 - Industrial Type Steam and High Pressure Water Cleaning Equipment, Accessories and Supplies
065--78 - Sewer/Catch Basin Cleaning Body and Equipment
910--70 - Sludge Removal, Building (To Include Grease Trap Cleaning)
968--73 - Storm Drain Cleaning, Repair, and Sludge Removal Services
Procurement Type:
  • Open Market with Preference Points for Certified Local and Small Business Enterprises
Contract Type: Indefinite Quantity
Release date of Solicitation: October 17, 2017
Close Date/Time or IFB Bid Opening Date/Time: November 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Procurement Contact: Charlene Minatee (Sr. Sourcing Specialist)  
Technical Contact: Charlene Minatee (Sr. Sourcing Specialist)  
Email Questions To: Charlene Minatee (Sr. Sourcing Specialist)  
Last Date for Questions: November 10, 2017 5:00 PM

RFQ or Bid Document Information

RFQ or Bid Document Fee:

- not specified -

Documents located at:

- not specified -

Estimated Project Cost:

- not specified -

Pre-Bid / Pre-Proposal Conference

Conference Date/Time 11/01/17 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Conference Address

Blue Plains Visitors Center 5000 Overlook Ave, SW Washington, DC 20032 -and- O Street Building F Training Room 125 O Street Washington, DC 20003

Conference Description

RSVP for the site visits below via email to CharleneMinatee@dcwater.com.  Vendors must bring and wear appropriate PPE to be allowed to visit the work sites. The schedule and details for the vendor site visits are as follows:        


Site Visit Date/Time

Meeting Location

Parking Available



November 1, 2017 10:30am

Blue Plains Visitors Center

5000 Overlook Ave, SW

Washington, DC 20032


October 30, 2017





November 6 – 8, 2017

9am – 2pm

O Street Building F Training Room

125 O Street

Washington, DC 20003


November 1, 2017


 *There is no on-site parking for this location. Street and lot parking may be available and is the responsibility of the attending vendors.


RFQ Document - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file below. (get Adobe Reader)
Solicitation Documents
RFP 18-PR-DCW-00 - Cover and Instructions to Bidders
Attachment A1 - 18-PR-DDCS-1 - DDCS Routine Facility Cleaning SOW
Attachment A2 - 18-PR-DDCS-2 - DDCS Emergency Cleaning SOW
Attachment A3 - 18-PR-DDCS-3 - DDCS Tank and Reservoir Cleaning SOW
Attachment A4 - 18-PR-WWT-4 - WWT High Vacuum - Pressure Cleaning SOW
Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Attachment N - DC Water Confined Space Entry Procedure
Attachment O-2 - Anacostia Elevated Tank No. 2 (Boulevard Tank)
Attachment O-3 - Brentwood Reservoir
Attachment O-4 - Fort Stanton Reservoir No.1
Attachment O-5 - Fort Stanton Reservoir No.2
Attachment O-6 - Ft Reno Elevated Tank
Attachment O-7 - Soldiers Home Reservoir
Attachment O-8 - Cambi systems
Attachment O-1 - Anacostia Elevated Tank No. 1 (Good Hope Tank)
Addendum 3
Attachment P - Site Categorization and Photos
Attachment J - Prevailing Wages
Attachment M - Safety Provisions
Revised ATtachment B - Addendum 3 - v2
Addendum 4
DC Water Documents Attachment C - General Provisions
Attachment E - Reps and Certs
Attachment F - Vendor Info
Attachment G - Local Business Enterprise Program
Attachment H - EEO Packet and Affirmative Action Plan
Attachment I - DC Water Works Employment Program
Attachment L - Mid-Atlantic Purchasing Team Rider Clause
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