Yorkshire Water Environmental and Ecology Framework

Yorkshire Water Environmental and Ecology Framework

5 Lots. Environmental Consulting for Aquatic/Terrestrial Ecological Surveys and Aquatic Environmental Assessments – Lot No: 1.

United Kingdom-Bradford: Environmental engineering consultancy services

2018/S 209-478789

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Yorkshire Water
PO Box 500
Bradford
BD6 2SZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: George Georghiou
Telephone: +44 7814769491
E-mail: george.georghiou@yorkshirewater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKE
Internet address(es):Main address: www.yorkshirewater.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.yorkshirewater.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Environmental and Ecology Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71313000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

For Yorkshire Water to comply with our regulatory duties under the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) and Water Industry Act (1991) a number of services are required to deliver on these duties.

These include:

— Aquatic Ecological Surveys,

— Terrestrial Ecological Surveys,

— Aquatic Environmental Assessments,

— River Restoration design and build.

The above requirements are split across multiple lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 scope covers the scope of Lot 2, Lot 3 and Lot 4 put together plus additional coordination activities that cover the requirements across all areas of lot 2,3 and 4. An entity that wins Lot 1 has automatic access to work delivered by Lot 2, 3 and 4, therefore they will only be awarded Lot 1.

Lot 5 is an independent Lot.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Consulting for Aquatic/Terrestrial Ecological Surveys and Aquatic Environmental Assessments

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot aims to cover the following:

Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecological Surveys:

— Survey data provision,

— Recommendations based on surveys,

— Will inform future investment and help us meet our regulatory duties,

— Survey type examples: Fish, Macroinvertebrate, macrophytes, invasive species, invasive specis, otter, water vole, great crested newt, badger,

— Fish tagging investigations,

— Pollution incident response and reporting.

Aquatic Environmental Assessment:

— Provision of Drought Plan and Water Resources Management Plan according to Water Industry Act (1991),

— Will meet our regulatory duties,

— Primarily desk based. Relies on secondary data collected via Lot 1 +/ 2,

— Regular client liaison meetings,

— Analysis of environmental data, modelling,

— Stakeholder engagement (EA, NE) on behalf of client,

— Report production,

— Public consultation,

— EARs,

— SEAs,

— Screening,

— EMP,

— HRA + WFD assessment.

Awarded entity will need to be able to coordinate work that is spread across Aquatic Surveys, Terrestrial Surveys and Aquatic Assessments (eg. organising survey permissions, providing summary reports, programmes, financial reporting across all activities)

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Consulting for Aquatic Ecological Surveys

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot aims to cover the following:

Aquatic Ecological Surveys:

— Survey data provision,

— Recommendations based on surveys,

— Will inform future investment and help us meet our regulatory duties,

— Survey type examples: Fish, Macroinvertebrate, macrophytes, invasive species, invasive species, otter, water vole, great crested newt,

— Fish tagging investigations,

— Pollution incident response and reporting.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Consulting for Terrestrial Ecological Surveys

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot aims to cover the following:

Strategic biodiversity assessment:

— Production of corporate biodiversity strategy,

— Production of biodiversity metrics and survey standards.

Terrestrial Ecological Surveys:

— Survey data provision,

— Recommendations based on surveys and production of Habitat Management Plans,

— Will inform future investment and help us meet our regulatory duties,

— Survey type examples: invasive species, otter, water vole, great crested newt, birds, bat, badger, etc.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Consulting for Aquatic Environmental Assessments

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot aims to cover the following:

Aquatic Environmental Assessment:

— Provision of Drought Plan and Water Resources Management Plan according to Water Industry Act (1991),

— Will meet our regulatory duties,

— Primarily desk based. Relies on secondary data collected via Lot 1 +/ 2,

— Regular client liaison meetings,

— Analysis of environmental data, modelling,

— Stakeholder engagement (EA, NE) on behalf of client,

— Report production,

— Public consultation,

— EARs,

— SEAs,

— Screening,

— EMP,

— HRA + WFD assessment.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

River Restoration Design and Build Framework

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246200
45246100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot aims to cover the following:

River Restoration design and build:

— Provision of river restoration design and build services,

— Will help us meet our WINEP duties.

Health and Safety CDM regulation must be adhered to when executing these works; it has been required that the supplier will need to undertake the role of the Principle Designer and Principle Contractor for the scope described above.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/11/2018
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Once a request to participate is send out to the provided email address, suppliers will be invited to register to SAP Ariba within the Yorkshire Water realm, where the procurement process will run through.

A RFI (Request for Information) will be released during the period this tender will be open for requests to participate. This is for the purposes of pre-qualification and it’s estimated to be dispatched on the 9.11.2018. Full process timeline details will be provided with the RFI.

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the award of any contract at any stage of the procurement process and/or to award only part or parts of any contract. Save for any mandatory periods, the timescales indicated in this notice are indicative and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend the same.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
Bradford
BD6 2SZ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/10/2018

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