Coastal Waters Surveys for Anglian Water Services

Coastal Waters Surveys for Anglian Water Services

To carry out Quantitative Microbial Source Apportionment and tracer studies to determine the cause of bacteriological failures at designated bathing waters in the Anglian region.

United Kingdom-Peterborough: Services related to water pollution

2015/S 149-276393

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Anglian Water Services
Supply Chain Management, Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
For the attention of: Kate Solomon
PE3 6WT Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7809531107
E-mail: ksolomon@anglianwater.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.anglianwater.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Coastal Waters Surveys.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Anglian Coast.

NUTS code UKH

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 400 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

To carry out Quantitative Microbial Source Apportionment (QMSA) and tracer studies to determine the cause of bacteriological failures at designated bathing waters in the Anglian region. This is to include investigation of water company assets and other 3rd party sources of potential contamination including river inputs. Produce a report at each site detailing the faecal indicator levels in the water at each designated sampling point measures to show fluctuations in diurnal patterns and where the likely source of the faecal indicators is coming from.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90733000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

To carry out Quantitative Microbial Source Apportionment (QMSA) and tracer studies to determine the cause of bacteriological failures at designated bathing waters in the Anglian region. This is to include investigation of water company assets and other 3rd party sources of potential contamination including river inputs. Produce a report at each site detailing the faecal indicator levels in the water at each designated sampling point measures to show fluctuations in diurnal patterns and where the likely source of the faecal indicators is coming from.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment net monthly account.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

N/A.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Anglian Water is looking for expressions of interest from organisations that have the following capabilities. These will be tested during the procurement process.
— The lab analysis must be undertaken by a UKAS accredited laboratory with the ability to analyse faecal indicator organisms,
— Have ISO 17025 or equivalent to cover their analysis and sampling programmes,
— The ability to manufacture, deploy and analyse multiple microbial tracers systems to quantify bacteriological travel time and dilution in the marine environment,
— The provision of mobile laboratory services is available,
— Experience in gaining licences to work in marine environments from the Marine Management Office,
— The ability to produce statistically valid reports on water quality parameters in sea water,
— Experienced in marine sampling practices both terrestrial and boat based (to include experience in all matters relating to working on board boats in the marine environment),
— Experienced in the monitoring and analysis of samples to show diurnal bacteriological fluctuations in sea water,
— Experienced in the measuring of environmental flow,
— Able to work with water company derived sources of modelling data including marine and sewer hydraulic modelling.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

PA 2015 0142

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 1.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.9.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Anglian Water Services
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
PE3 6WT Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.angliawater.co.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Anglian Water
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
PE3 6WT Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.angliawater.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

N/A
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.7.2015

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