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Solicitation Number: DCFA 508-WSA
Solicitation Title: PLANNING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE SEWER SYSTEM FOR FY21-FY25
Solicitation Description:

06/30/2020 - ADDENDUM 03 is hereby issued. See attached Addendum 03.pdf below.

06/09/2020 - UPDATED PLAN HOLDERS LIST Rev.2 is hereby issued 'FOR INFORMATION ONLY." See attached pdf files below. 

06/05/2020 - ADDENDUM 02 is hereby issued. See Attached Addendum 02.pdf below

05/28/2020 - ADDENDUM 01 is hereby issued. See Attached Addendum 01.pdf below.

05/27/2020 - DCFA 508 WSA PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING PRESENTATION AND PLAN HOLDERS LIST IS HEREBY PUBLISHED "FOR INFORMATION ONLY." SEE ATTACHED PDF FILES BELOW. 


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY

REQUEST FOR TECHNICAL PROPOSALS 

FOR AGREEMENT DCFA #508-WSA

PLANNING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE SEWER SYSTEM

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water), requests the submittal of Technical Proposals (Proposals) from qualified firms to provide Planning and Engineering Services in the Sewer Service Areas portion of DC Water’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Detailed information on the scope of work, procurement process and required content of the Proposal, submittal requirements, and evaluation process are contained in the RFP document which is available to download from https://www.dcwater.com/procurement. Click on “Old Vendor Portal” and login and download the Request for Proposal (RFP) (Contract No. DCFA #508-WSA) and e-mail Narcisse Atchamou with the firm’s name and contact information upon downloading the RFP.


The Proposal must be received by DC Water not later than 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

For any questions or if you want to receive the RFP by email, please contact Narcisse Atchamou at narcisse.atchamou@dcwater.com

A Pre-proposal conference will be held as detailed below:

1. Conference Date: May 26, 2020
2. Conference Time: 10:00 AM ET and at 1 PM ET should there be need for a second session. Interested firms will be invited to only one of the two sessions.
3. Conference Location: Microsoft Teams® Meeting
4. Conference Call Details: Will be provided in an email to those interested to participate.

This RFP seeks to retain the services of qualified firm(s) to provide expertise that DC Water does not currently possess and to efficiently support the development and implementation of the CIP in the Sewer Service Areas. The selected firm(s) shall provide a team with overarching responsibility for professional engineering, project management, and specialized technical services necessary to support the development, management and implementation of Sewer CIP projects.

The Sewer CIP generally includes assessment and rehabilitation of local sewers, interceptors & trunk sewers and appurtenances like inflatable dams, diversion structures, and manholes; and inspection and upgrade of pumping facilities. All projects and process changes shall be planned and coordinated with existing operations and must be in full compliance with all applicable environmental regulations.

The successful consultant shall assist DC Water with the overall development and management of projects within the Sewer Service Areas. Services are anticipated to include but not limited to; annual updates to the Sewer CIP, master/facilities planning, planning of CIP projects and review of sewer CIP project designs. The successful consultant may also be requested to provide engineering design, construction management and engineering services during construction as well as provide specialized services including; maintenance of the collection system hydraulic model, asset management, support of the enterprise GIS, and provide staffing and expertise to support DC Water’s operational units.

It is anticipated that the services to be provided pursuant to this solicitation may be required for up to five years, commencing end of 2020. The initial contract period will be three years with two renewal periods of one year each to be exercised at the discretion of DC Water. The agreement resulting from this request for technical proposal submissions will be subject to a Fair Share Objective for Minority and Women Business Enterprises participation in this work of 28% and 4%, respectively.

DC Water Point of Contact (POC):

a. All inquiries, questions, communications (verbal or written), and Request for Information (RFIs) regarding this RFP shall be submitted via email only to DC Water POC as stated below:

  • Name: Narcisse Atchamou

  • Title: Category Manager, Capital Programs.

  • Email: narcisse.atchamou@dcwater.com

b. No calls, correspondence, contacts, or any forms of communications shall be made to anyone other than this DC Water POC about this RFP.

Please contact the POC to receive meeting invitation for the preproposal conference.

An Outreach Session has been conducted last May 6, 2020.

Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)  
Commodity Codes: 924110 - Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management Programs
541310 - Architectural Services
541330 - Engineering Services
237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
 
Procurement Type:
  • Minority Business Enterprise
  • Open Market
  • Women Business Enterprise
Contract Type: Labor Hour
Release date of Solicitation: May 11, 2020
Close Date/Time or IFB Bid Opening Date/Time: July 15, 2020 2:00 PM
Procurement Contact: Narcisse Atchamou (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Technical Contact: Narcisse Atchamou (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Email Questions To: Narcisse Atchamou (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Last Date for Questions: July 01, 2020 2:00 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 05/26/20 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Conference Address

Conference Location: Microsoft TeamsĀ® Meeting Conference Call Details: Will be provided in an email to those interested to participate.

Conference Description

A Pre-proposal conference will be held as detailed below:
1. Conference Date: May 26, 2020
2. Conference Time: 10:00 AM ET and at 1 PM ET should there be need for a second session. Interested firms will be invited to only one of the two sessions.
3. Conference Location: Microsoft Teams® Meeting
4. Conference Call Details: Will be provided in an email to those interested to participate.


RFQ Document - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file below. (get Adobe Reader)
Solicitation Documents
DCFA 508 RFP
DCFA-508 Pre-Proposal Presentation
DCFA-508 Plan Holders List
Addendum 01
Addendum 02
DCFA-508 Plan Holders List Rev. 02
Addendum 03
 
DC Water Documents - No Documents Attached -
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