Water Mains Refurbishment for United Utilities

Water Mains Refurbishment for United Utilities

The design, construction and commissioning of approximately 20 km of water mains refurbishment.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Water mains

2015/S 125-229616

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

United Utilities Water Ltd
Clearwater 4, Lingley Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey
For the attention of: Steve Fricker
Telephone: +44 1925773297
E-mail: steve.fricker1@uuplc.co.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: Interest parties are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire which can be obtained from the buyer named in section I.1

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


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

Cornhow to Stainburn Water Mains.

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

Design and execution
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North West England.


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 design, construction and commissioning of approximately 20 km of water mains refurbishment using slip line technology and pipe laying techniques in West Cumbria.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161200, 45231110, 45231100, 45232100, 71322200, 71322000, 31311000, 71510000, 71351500, 45111250, 45111200, 45112000, 45231112,45232151, 98391000, 72242000, 71900000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes

II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

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, performance bond or other forms of appropriate 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/Works Enquiry.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions:
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
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

Periodic indicative notice

of 7.3.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

27.7.2015 – 10:00
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

VI.3)Additional information:

Interested parties are requested to respond to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which can be obtained from the buyer named in section I.1
The deadline for submission of information is 10:00 on 27.7.2015.
The issue of the Contract Notice does not constitute a commitment from United Utilities Water Ltd to undertake a public procurement exercise in the future for Cornhow to Stainburn Water Mains.
A response to this Notice does not guarantee any invitation to participate in any future public procurement process that United Utilities Water Ltd may conduct.
United Utilities Water Ltd do not accept any liability for costs, fees or expenses incurred by any party participating in this procurement process.
Any procurement of any services, supplies or works by United Utilities Water Ltd in due course will be carried out strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 and as amended 2009.
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 in it and any liability for any inaccuracy or incompleteness is therefore expressly disclaimed by United utilities Water Ltd. United Utilities Water Ltd 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:


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