Tender for Alternative Water Supplies

Tender for Alternative Water Supplies

The scope includes emergency tankering services, static tank deployment during emergency situations.

United Kingdom-Durham: Water distribution and related services

2016/S 147-267098

Contract notice – utilities

Services

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: Debbie Gibson, Category Manager
DH1 5FA Durham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8706084820
E-mail: debbie.gibson@nwl.co.uk
Fax: +44 1913016269

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://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:

NW1658 — Alternative Water Supplies.

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

Services
Service category No 19: Water transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North East and South East England.
NUTS code UKC,UKH3

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: 2

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 400 000 GBP

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

This contract relates to the provision of alternative water supplies for the whole of NWL’s area of supply. The scope includes emergency tankering services, static tank deployment during emergency situations (including filling, off-loading and on-loading of static tanks), and provision of bottled water to NWL stores (planned requirement) and directly to site during an incident. The tender will be split into 2 lots: alternative water provision and bottled water. Suppliers may choose to bid on 1 or both lots but prospective tenderers must be able to supply any sites within NWL’s operating areas of the North East of England, Essex and Suffolk.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65100000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Provision of alternative water supplies which will include emergency tankering services and static tank deployment during emergency situations (including filling, off-loading and on-loading of static tanks) in lot 1 and the supply of bottled water in lot 2. The current total estimated value (all lots) is approximately 280 000 GBP per annum, which has been calculated using assumptions based on records of previous incidents; please note this is subject to possible variation due to the nature of the requirement.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 3 year contract with an option to extend for a further 2 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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Alternative Water Provision

1)Short description:

The scope of this lot includes emergency tankering services and static tank deployment during emergency situations (including filling, off-loading and on-loading of static tanks).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65100000

3)Quantity or scope:

See II.2.1)

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Bottled Water

1)Short description:

The scope for this lot includes the provision of bottled mineral water to NWL stores (planned requirement) and directly to site during an incident.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65100000

3)Quantity or scope:

See II.2.1)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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.

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: Al drivers and operatives must have valid national hygiene cards.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: NWL will assess the financial standing of companies with a credit checking agency to determine their suitability.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Food grade tankers must be provided with cleaning certificates. Bottled mineral water must comply with The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) Regulations 2007.
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:

NW1658

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

Payable documents: no

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

22.8.2016 – 13:00

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:
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:

28.7.2016

 

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