Framework for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
United Kingdom-Treharris: Research and development services and related consultancy services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW)
Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Contact point(s): Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC)
For the attention of: Duncan Lewis
CF46 6LY Treharris
Telephone: +44 1443452620
Fax: +44 1443452515
General address of the contracting entity: www.dwrcymru.com
Electronic access to information: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All DCC’s operational area.
NUTS code UKL
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
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: 5 000 000 GBP
This Notice is a request for expressions of interest for inclusion on a list of applicants to be invited to tender for these agreements. Applicants wishing to participate in the tender process are, in the first instance, required to submit a pre-qualification questionnaire. Please see VI.3 Additional Information for details on how to register to view the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Description of these options: The contract is for an initial 2 years with an option to extend for up to a further 3 years at the discretion of DCC. DCC reserve the right to award the contract to one or more providers. The estimated value above assumes that the option to extend is exercised.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: All other conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
1. Register your company on the DCC eSourcing portal (this is only required once)
– Browse to the DCC eSourcing Portal:
click the link to register:
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link.
(These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitation to Tenders open to any registered supplier)
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo eSourcing help desk – details are provided on the DCC eSourcing Portal.
Please note the following
— You must download the documents yourself after you have expressed an interest, they will NOT be sent to you,
— Expressions of Interest will ONLY be accepted through the eSourcing portal,
— All documentation must be returned electronically via the eSourcing portal.
— The deadline for the Electronic return of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires is no later than 17:00 on 4.10.2013,
— The deadline for any clarification/ questions regarding this Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be no later than 17:00 on 23.9.2013.
Please note DCC will not respond to any dialogue after this deadline.
DCC reserves the right to change without notice the procedure for awarding the contract, to reject all or any bids for the contract, to cancel any or all lots, to terminate discussions with any or all interested applicants and/or stop the process and not award the contract at any time without liability on its part. DCC are not liable for any cost incurred by those expressing interest in negotiating or tendering for this contract.
Any appeals in this process should be addressed to the contact in I.1
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.8.2013