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Solicitation Number: 180080
Solicitation Title: Reclaimed Final Effluent Pumps System (RFEPS) Upgrades
Solicitation Description:

Addendum 02: Interested Bidders are required to submit a request to attend a non-mandatory Pre-bid walk-though by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 4, 2020.

Addendum 01: Pre-conference Date and Time has been updated to 12/10/2020 at 10:00 am.

The RFP solicitation for Reclaimed Final Effluent Pump Systems (RFEPS) Upgrades, #180080 for Department of Wastewater Engineering has been posted on DC Water new vendor portal. Please follow below link to view the high-level synopsis of solicitation:


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Project Scope:

Work under this Contract consists of furnishing all labor, services, materials, tools, insurance (to the extent that it is not provided by ROCIP), and equipment necessary for the removal of existing equipment and material, cleaning, rebuilding and installation of existing equipment, installation of new equipment and material, proper performance and completion of “RECLAIMED FINAL EFFLUENT PUMP SYSTEMS (RFEPS) UPGRADES” at various locations in Washington D.C. within a timely manner and as specified in strict accordance with the Drawings and/or Standard Detail Drawings, Specifications, and other Contract documents, per directions and to the satisfaction of the DC Water, and at the agreed prices.
The project work includes, but is not limited to, the following major items:
• Demolition of pumps, motors, piping, valves, and other equipment and piping in the work area.
• Install pipe supports and discharge piping for high and low pressure RFEPS, including flow meters, valves, and miscellaneous appurtenances.
• Modifications to the Filtration and Disinfection Facility (FADF) and return sludge gallery structures, included penetrations of concrete structures and modification to exterior access platforms.
• New 480V and 4160V variable frequency drives and controls for the high and low pressure RFEPS.
• New HVAC systems for the existing Electrical Buildings 10 and 11 and FADF pump room.
• New high and low pressure vertical turbine RFE pumps.
• Integration of new equipment into the existing Process Control System (PCS).

Estimated Contract cost: $8,000,000 - $11,000,000
Estimated Contract term: This project requires completion within 2.5 years.

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 (M/WBEs) participation in this work of 32% and 6%, respectively, has been established. Participation by M/WBEs at the 32% and 6% level, respectively, is a contract goal. The contract requires bidders to conduct directed outreach to M/WBEs. The program requirements are fully defined in USEPA’s “Participation by Disadvantaged Enterprises in Procurement under EPA Financial Assistant Agreements – May 27, 2008.” Please be aware that program participation requires M/WBEs are made aware of contracting opportunities to the fullest extent practicable through dedicated outreach and recruitment activities. That is, bidders for DC Water construction contracts must make prescribed “good faith efforts” to ensure that M/WBEs receive a “fair share” of procurement opportunities funded by EPA. For further guidance, please refer to 40 C.F.R.§33.301, or contact DC Water Grants Coordinator Rhonda Green at 202-787-2276.
Federal Davis-Bacon wage determinations shall apply.
DC Water Owner Controlled Insurance Program will provide insurance.

Pre-bid Event Details:
Event Date: December 10, 2020
Event Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Event Location: via Conference, Microsoft Teams® Meeting
Conference Call Details: DC water Point of Contact (POC) will email the conference call details upon request

The conference will be conducted remotely by teleconference. All attendees are required to make reservations for this teleconference by emailing to makainnayi.kosun@dcwater.com with the name, title and email address (s), by 3:00 p.m. on December 9, 2020. All attendees who make reservations will be provided a conference call number and ID and link to Microsoft Teams to access the conference through. It is suggested that Proposers view the teleconference on a sufficiently sized monitor to ensure legibility of information presented.

Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)  
Commodity Codes: 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
236210 - Industrial Building Construction
237120 - Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction
237990 - Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
333911 - Pump and Pumping Equipment Manufacturing
221320 - Sewage Treatment Facilities
238120 - Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Procurement Type:
  • Local Business Enterprise
  • Minority Business Enterprise
  • Open Market
  • Open Market with Preference Points for Certified Local and Small Business Enterprises
  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Women Business Enterprise
Contract Type: Blanket Purchase Agreement
Release date of Solicitation: November 15, 2020
Close Date/Time or IFB Bid Opening Date/Time: January 13, 2021 5:00 PM
Procurement Contact: Ma Kainnayi Kosun (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Technical Contact: Ma Kainnayi Kosun (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Email Questions To: Ma Kainnayi Kosun (Category Manager, Procurement)  
Last Date for Questions: January 04, 2021 2:00 PM

RFQ or Bid Document Information

RFQ or Bid Document Fee: $0.00
Documents located at:

- not specified -

Estimated Project Cost: $8,000,000.00 to $11,000,000.00

Pre-Bid / Pre-Proposal Conference

Conference Date/Time 12/10/20 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Conference Address

Via Teams

Conference Description

- not specified -

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