The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) requests the submittal of a Proposal for IFB No. 170140: Green Infrastructure Maintenance. This Contract is part of the DC Clean Rivers Project for controlling combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to the District’s receiving waters.
Green infrastructure (GI) maintenance is required to comply with the requirements of various permits issued by regulatory agencies. The GI facilities are designed to reduce runoff volumes currently discharged to the collection system by temporarily storing, infiltrating and evapotranspiration of stormwater. The RFQ/P package provides all the required information about the GI facilities that are included in the scope of this Contract.
The duration of this Contract is from June 1, 2018 to September 30, 2020 with an option of extension for additional period of two (2) years if approved by DC Water. The Contract is estimated to cost $1,500,000 to $3,000,000.
Detailed information on the scope of work, procurement process, required content in the proposal, submittal requirements, and evaluation process are contained in the RFQ/P document.
Proposers are on notice that the Contract resulting from this procurement will be subject to the contracting and hiring goals outlined in the Memorandum of Agreement between DC Water and the Government of the District of Columbia Regarding Job Opportunities for District Residents and Contracting Opportunities for District Businesses for Designing, Constructing, Inspecting, and Maintaining Green Infrastructure (Green Jobs MOA). Complete details on the Green Jobs MOA and the GI Certification program can be found at www.dcwater.com/green-infrastructure in the Resources Section of the webpage.
Firms wishing to submit proposals should contact Ms. Kimberly Isom by email at Kimberly.Isom@dcwater.com to obtain the RFQ/P document. It will be available for distribution on January 16, 2018, and will be distributed electronically. Access will be limited to one (1) individual from each firm. E-mails must use the following in the Subject Line: DC Water DCCR GI Maintenance IFB No. 170140, and provide the full name, contact email address and telephone number for the designated individual.
An Outreach Meeting will be held on January 25, 2018, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (EST) in the Conference Room located at DC Water’s Blue Plains Visitor Center, 5000 Overlook Ave SW, Washington, DC 20032. All attendees are required to make reservations for this meeting by sending an email to Ms. Isom, providing the name, title and firm name of the attendee(s), by 3:00 pm (EST) on January 19, 2018.
Proposals are due on February 15, 2018 by 2 pm (EST). Submissions shall consist of qualifications, technical proposal and cost proposal in a separate sealed envelope. Persons submitting proposals must obtain a visitor’s pass at the Visitor’s Center located at the plant entrance. The proposals shall be directed to:
Ms. Kimberly Isom
DC Clean Rivers
Central Maintenance Facility (CMF), 2nd Floor
Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
5000 Overlook Avenue SW
Washington DC 20032