Database Development Tender Peterborough

Database Development Tender Peterborough

IS requirements are: 1. It is Citrix certified for deployment through thin clients or is a SaaS (software as a service) solution. 2. Interfaces will be delivered through SAP PI as the preferred approach but alternatives will be considered. a. It can interface to SAP for invoicing of customers.

United Kingdom-Peterborough: Database services

2013/S 227-395712

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Anglian Water Services
Supply Chain Management, Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
For the attention of: Paul Swainston
PE3 6WT Peterborough

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

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:

Provision of sludge handling data base and subsequent development.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: water recycling business unit of Anglian Water Services.

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 500 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

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

Supply and development of a sludge data base to meet the following requirements along with technical support. The development to include upgrades over a term up to 10 years with data back up via ESCROW. The scope of the tender is to comply with the following:
1. The Sludge (Use in Agriculture Regulations) 1989 and subsequent amendments;
2. Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) regulations (These implement the Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008);
3. Code of practice for the Agricultural utilisation of sewage sludge (Issued by HMSO);
4. DEFRA (Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) code of good Agricultural practice for Air, Soil, Water (now combined);
5. The Waste Management Licencing Regulations (in respect of Mobile plant permits/deployment and transport);
6. The Biosolids Quality Assurance scheme;
7. The ADAS Safe Sludge Matrix (ADAS is an Environmental Consultancy who work closely with HM Govt);
8. The ADAS Nutrient Management Matrix;
9. ADAS RB209 (Fertiliser planning manual, Current Edition);
And the Core requirements for the product are:
1. It can act as AW’s Statutory Database for all biosolids movements biosolids and waste related applications to both agriculture and land reclamation.
2. It can allow the stockpiling of Biosolids
3. It can demonstrate the benefits of Biosolids application
4. It can perform Trial applications (modelling of Nutrient and PTE additions) for a range of wastes including co-composted biosolids and greenwaste, water treatment works iron sludge and biosolids.
5. It can generate delivery and application permits
6. It can generate both Regulatory and Non Regulatory adhoc reports
7. It can interface with the Biosolids Sales Team Easy Information Management system and interface to an SQL data base.
8. It can generate Letters, Permits, Benefit Statements, Reports and Nutrient Management plans for both end user customers and regulatory requirements.
9. It can generate and populate information on Waste Transfer Notes.
10. It can warn automatically of potential non conformities with compliance in relation to the regulations and codes of practice detailed above prior to deliveries/applications taking place.
IS requirements are:
1. It is Citrix certified for deployment through thin clients or is a SaaS (software as a service) solution.
2. Interfaces will be delivered through SAP PI as the preferred approach but alternatives will be considered.
a. It can interface to SAP for invoicing of customers.
b. It can interface with AW’s GIS system (Intergraph), however if SaaS other GIS systems would be considered.
c. It can interface to AW laboratory results information, AW have an internally developed quality data warehouse (QDW).
3. If a Cloud solution:
a. it is compatible with internet explorer (IE8). AW plan to rollout Google chrome in the near future;
b. data and support are within the European border in line with Data protection requirements;
c. data is encrypted on transfer.
4. Data can be migrated from the existing system (Oracle 10 database)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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: 120 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Payment nett monthly account.
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: To be defined at bid stage.
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: no
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: no

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:

PA 2013 / 0157
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.12.2013 – 12:00
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

Date: 17.2.2014 – 12:00
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Each company interested in bidding must express their interest by supplying the following information in an email:
1. Company name and registration number of the bidding entity.
2. If part of a group , name of their parent company.
3. Confirmation that their company can meet the requirements stated in the desription as a minimum.
4. E-mail address of the person responsible for expressing interest.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Anglian Water Services
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
PE3 6WT Peterborough
Internet address:

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Anglian Water Services
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
PE3 6WT Peterborough
Internet address:

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Anglian Water Services
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood
PE3 6WT Peterborough

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: