Horsley Water Treatment Works Phase II Upgrade

Horsley Water Treatment Works Phase II Upgrade

Northumbrian Water Limited would like to appoint a design and construct contractor to carry out the upgrade of Horsley Water Treatment Works.

United Kingdom-Durham: Water-treatment plant construction work

2015/S 006-007094

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northumbrian Water Limited
Boldon House, Wheatlands Way, Pity Me
For the attention of: The Contracts Procurement Manager
DH1 5FA Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: amp6nim@nwl.co.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Horsley Water Treatment Works Phase II Upgrade.

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: Horsley Water Treatment Works which is located within Northumbrian Water’s Operating Region. The address of the works is:
Horsley Water Treatment Works, Water Lane, Horsley, Northumberland, NE15 OPA.

NUTS code UKC

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):

Northumbrian Water Limited would like to appoint a design and construct contractor to carry out the upgrade of Horsley Water Treatment Works. The project objective is to increase the treatment capacity of Horsley WTW in order to ensure that the output meets the following NWL Strategic Network requirements:
— Flows up to 106 Ml/d, taking into account individual process units being out of service for maintenance or refurbishment in line with outage management processes;
— Flows between 106-150 Ml/d, with all process units in operation.
A new process stream will be required, replacing the existing stream which is now beyond its asset life and which is to be demolished on commissioning of the new stream.
NWL expect partner contractors to work collaboratively to deliver a solution meeting our business outcomes and aligned to our vision, values and behaviours.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252120, 45000000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

A new process stream will be required, replacing the existing stream which is now beyond its asset life and which is to be demolished on commissioning of the new stream.
A high level Notional Solution has been developed to illustrate how the project objective and performance (water quality) requirements may be achieved and briefly comprises:
— New Surge suppression system for the raw water rising main;
— Provision of a new high rate sand ballasted clarification process;
— Provision of a new rapid gravity filtration process;
— Provision of a manganese removal process;
— Provision of ultra violet disinfection;
— High voltage asset refurbishment;
— Provision of a treated water service reservoir bypass;
— Increasing the capacity of the ancillary process systems, such as sludge handling, wash-water and chemicals;
— New potable water pumping station;
Scope includes all design, civils, M&E, process,control and instrumentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 40 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contracting entity reserves the option to remove permanently or suspend suppliers at any time who fall below acceptable standards of performance in any respect.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 15.4.2016 Completion 27.4.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Performance Bonds or parent company guarantees maybe required. This will be advised if invited to tender.

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

This will be advised if invited to tender.

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

Joint and several liability agreement under English Law with designated lead entity.

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: This will be set out in the pre-qualification documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This will be set out in the pre-qualification documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This will be set out in the pre-qualification documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:

FA06-05A

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: 30.1.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

6.2.2015 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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:

Applicants are asked to note that this procurement process will be conducted electronically with all documents and communication being managed through the Northumbrian Water e-Sourcing Spend Management portal hosted by Ariba.

Expressions of interest must be sent to the e-mail address amp6nim@nwl.co.uk before the deadline date on 30.1.2015 at 17:00. Once an expression of interest has been received that contains the information detailed below, applicants will be given access to the Ariba portal containing the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ). The deadline for the return of the completed PQQ is the 6.2.2015 at 17:00.

When sending an expression of interest, applicants must provide the following information:
1) Full company name;
2) Main contact details of the person who will be given access to the Ariba portal:
— Name;
— Job title;
— E-mail address;
— Telephone number.
All applicants, whether single applicants or part of a Joint Venture/Consortium, must apply on an individual basis, with reference made to the proposed Joint Venture/ Consortium partners where this applies. Dates and estimated values shown in this Contract Notice are indicative only at this stage.

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:

7.1.2015

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