Supply and Refurbishment of Filtration Equipment

Supply and Refurbishment of Filtration Equipment

To supply filtration equipment and services across the whole Thames Water region.

United Kingdom-Reading: Filtration plant equipment

2015/S 119-218459

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre — 3rd Floor East, c/o Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
RG2 0BY Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.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:

1245 Filtration equipment — supply of, refurbishment and cleaning services.

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

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Whole of Thames Water Region.
NUTS code

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10

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

To supply filtration equipment and services across the whole Thames Water region.
Types of filters to be tendered include but are not limited to: Disc Filters, Pile Cloth Media Filters, Nitrifying Continuous Sand Filters, Submerged Aerated Filters and Nitrifying Submerged Aerated Filters and similar. Supply of assets also includes delivery, commissioning and supply of spare parts.
Services to be tendered include but are not limited to: Chemical Cleaning of Disc Filters, refurbishment services for Disc Filters, Pile Cloth Media Filters, Continuous Flow Sand Filters, Nitrifying Continuous Sand Filters, and Low Head Sand Filters and alike.
There are two lots available to apply for, as follows:
Lot 1 — Supply of Filtration Equipment
Lot 2 — Filtration Equipment Services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42912350, 42912310, 42955000, 42912300, 50800000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Information to be provided in the invitation to negotiate.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 10 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Supply of Filtration Equipment

1)Short description:

To supply filtration equipment across the whole Thames Water region.
Types of filters to be tendered include but are not limited to: Disc Filters, Pile Cloth Media Filters, Nitrifying Continuous Sand Filters, Submerged Aerated Filters and Nitrifying Submerged Aerated Filters and similar. Supply of assets also includes delivery, commissioning and supply of spare parts.
There may be competition and comparisons between sub lots and not all sub lots may be awarded.
This lot consists of 4 sub-lots:
1a. Supply of Disc Filters
1b. Supply of Pile Cloth Media Filters
1c. Supply of Continuous Flow Sand Filters (CFSF) and Nitrifying Continuous Flow Sand Filters (nCFSF)
1d. Supply of Submerged Aerated Filters (SAF) and Nitrifying Submerged Aerated Filters (nSAF)
Participants can apply for a single sub-lot, multiple sub-lots or the full Lot.
Thames Water reserves the right to award or not award the contract by equipment type or sub-lot based on the most economically advantageous tender.
Information about equipment specifications and assessment criteria will be provided in the Invitation to Negotiate.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42912350, 42912310, 42955000, 42912300

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 2Lot title: Filtration Equipment Services

1)Short description:

To supply filtration equipment services across the whole Thames Water region.
Services to be tendered include but are not limited to: Chemical Cleaning of Disc Filters, Services for Disc Filters, Services for Pile Cloth Media Filters, Refurbishment services for Continuous Flow Sand Filters, Nitrifying Continuous Sand Filters, and Low Head Sand Filters.
This lot consists of 4 sub-lots:
2a. Chemical Cleaning of Disc Filters
2b. Services for Disc Filters
2c. Services for Pile Cloth Media Filters
2d. Refurbishment services for Continuous Flow Sand Filters, Nitrifying Continuous Sand Filters, and Low Head Sand Filters
Participants can apply for a single sub-lot, multiple sub-lots or the full Lot. Not all sub-lots may be awarded.
Thames Water reserves the right to award or not award the contract by equipment type or sub-lot based on the most economically advantageous tender.
Information about equipment specifications and assessment criteria will be provided in the Invitation to Negotiate.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50800000, 42912310, 42912300, 42955000, 42912350

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

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

Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.

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

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to any award.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.
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: As detailed in section VI.3 and the PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in section VI.3 and the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in section VI.3 and the PQQ.
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:

FA1245

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

6.7.2015 – 12:00

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Between 3-10 years.

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:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this OJEU notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by emailingprocurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk providing the following details:

Company Name
2 x Contact Name
2 x Contact Email
2 x Contact Telephone
Project being applied for (please state the title used in section II.1.1 of this notice)
Thames Water’s Procurement Support Centre will then send you an email (to the email address provided by you) setting out login details for Thames Water’s eSourcing system (Smartsource).
To view the PQQ surveys you will need to login to Thames Water’s eSourcing system (Smartsource). Should you wish to submit a response(s), you must complete and submit it on Thames Water’s eSourcing system by the date and time stated in the PQQ.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Thames Water Utilities Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.6.2015

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