Design and Operation of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Design and Operation of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

The project is to be procured as a single contract comprising the design, construction, commissioning and operation/optimisation of new and refurbished wastewater treatment facilities at Blackburn and Darwen Wastewater Treatment Works.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Wastewater treatment plant construction work

2015/S 108-197066

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

United Utilities Water Limited
Clearwater 4, Lingley Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey
Contact point(s): ctsprocurement@uuplc.co.uk
For the attention of: Mark Tombs
WA5 3UZ Warrington
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1925773149
E-mail: mark.tombs@uuplc.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.unitedutilities.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:

Blakburn and Darwen WwTW Integrated Solution.

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

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Blackburn, Lancashire, UK.

NUTS code UKD

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The project is to be procured as a single contract comprising the design, construction, commissioning and operation/optimisation of new and refurbished wastewater treatment facilities at Blackburn and Darwen Wastewater Treatment Works, together with a new transfer pipeline.
The project seeks to provide a holistic engineering solution to the multiple quality and maintenance drivers at the two locations, including compliance with the Bathing Waters standard, the Water Framework Directive consent and a new phosphorus consent.
Subject to the design proposed by the successful bidder, works are likely to include (but are not limited to):
— Refurbishment of existing facilities;
— Storm storage;
— New sewage transfer pipeline;
— New primary, secondary and potentially tertiary treatment;
— Additional final effluent UV treatment capacity;
— New or modified outfalls with hydro-generation;
— New wastewater sludge treatment facilities including CHP engines;
— New effluent screening and grit removal facilities;
— Site drainage;
— Internal site access roads and parking/hard standing areas;
— Office accommodation;
— Amendments to site HV and LV power distribution;
— New SCADA systems including remote access and monitoring;
— Provision of temporary plant;
— Decommissioning of remaining redundant assets.
The Employer operates in a regulated environment and it is essential that the operation, quality performance and throughput of the existing Works are maintained throughout the construction period.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252127, 45231300, 45213150, 45259100, 71320000, 45453000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Design, procurement, construction and commissioning of the works described in II.1.5.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 145 000 000 and 165 000 000 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: 60 (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:

The contracting entity reserves the right to require parent company guarantees, bonds or other forms of security.

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

To be identified in the Invitation to Negotiate documents.

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

If a Contractor grouping is proposed, in the case of an award to a consortium, alliance or joint venture etc., all members of the grouping shall be required to contract in one of the following forms:
1) Contractual Joint Venture with joint and several liability under English law;
2) Corporate Joint Venture;
3) Contractor/subcontractor(s) relationship.
Where a company or organisation representing a consortium, alliance or joint venture expresses an interest, the company responding to this notice will be deemed the lead bidder, to which all communications will be addressed.
Sub-contracting will be permitted.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:

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

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 159-286621 of 21.8.2014

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 99-180934 of 23.5.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

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

14.7.2015 – 17:00
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

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:

Interested parties are requested to respond to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which can be obtained from the contact named in section I.1 of this notice.
The deadline for submission of information is as shown in section IV 3.4 above.
An introductory presentation about the Blackburn and Darwen Integrated Solution is to be held at 10:00 on 16.6.2015 at a location to be confirmed in the Warrington (Cheshire, UK) area and interested parties are to confirm their intention to attend by mid-day on 15.6.2015.
The issue of this Contract Notice does not constitute a commitment from the contracting entity to undertake a public procurement exercise in the future for the Blackburn and Darwen Integrated Solution and the right is reserved not to award all or any part of this contract.
A response to this Contract Notice does not guarantee any invitation to participate in any future public procurement process that the contracting entity may conduct.
The contracting entity does not accept any liability for costs, fees or expenses incurred by any party participating in this procurement process and all such costs are borne by and are at the risk of the participants.
Any procurement of any services, supplies or works by the contracting entity in due course will be carried out strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 as amended.
Whilst the contents of the documents available are believed to be correct, the information provided is intended as a guide only and is made available in good faith. No warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained therein and any liability for any inaccuracy or incompleteness is therefore expressly disclaimed by the contracting entity, which accepts no responsibility for actions or decisions taken based on the information provided.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.6.2015

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