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Solicitation Number: 18-PR-DDCS-52
Solicitation Title: Wet Well Cleaning
Solicitation Description:

NOTE:  This solicitation update is to add Addendum 2.

DC Water is seeking an experienced vendor (Contractor) to provide Wet Well Cleaning Services to structures and equipment located at DC Water’s sewer and stormwater pumping facilities. The Contractor shall be required to provide specific equipment, personnel, management and safety controls while performing the high pressure water and and vacuum cleaning services at DC Water facilities.

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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: Blanket Purchase Agreement
Release date of Solicitation: August 13, 2018
Close Date/Time or IFB Bid Opening Date/Time: September 20, 2018 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: August 29, 2018 3:00 PM

RFQ or Bid Document Information

RFQ or Bid Document Fee:

- not specified -

Documents located at:

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Estimated Project Cost:

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Pre-Bid / Pre-Proposal Conference

Conference Date/Time 08/23/18 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Conference Address

DC Water 125 O Street, SE Washington DC, 20003

Conference Description

The Pre-Proposal Conference / Site Visits will take place over 2 days, August 23 and 24. There will be a brief contract overview following which we will visit each site that will require cleaning over the 2 day period. Transportation will be provided to each site from the DC Water meeting location.


Interested vendors must RSVP via email to Charlene.Minatee@dcwater.com no later than 3:00pm on Friday August 17 to ensure that adequate transportation will be available. Vendors are limited to two conference attendees.

RFQ Document - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file below. (get Adobe Reader)
Solicitation Documents
Cover and Instructions to Bidders
Attachment A - Scope of Work
Attachment B - Submission Requirements
Attachment D - Special Provisions
Attachment N - Confined Space Entry Procedures
Addendum 1 - Memo
Revised Cover and Instructions to Bidders - Addendum 1
Updated Attachment B - Submission Requirements and Pricing - Addendum 1 Revision
Addendum 2 - Memo
DC Water Documents Attachment C - General Provisions
Attachment E - Reps and Certs
Attachment F - Vendor Info
Attachment F - W9
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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