Water Risk Assessment Tender East Midlands

Water Risk Assessment Tender East Midlands

Water risk assessment and water hygiene monitoring services – 198/12.
UK-Leicester: composition and purity testing and analysis services

2012/S 92-152314

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (see www.espo.org) for itself and on behalf of the “Pro 5” Group of Professional Buying Organisations (see http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO)
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
Contact point(s): Ian Cunningham
LE19 1ES Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162657928
E-mail: i.cunningham@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.espo.org

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Organisations stated in Contract Notice – Section II.3
Further information contact ESPO, Barnsdale Way
LE19 1ES Grove Park

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Water risk assessment and water hygiene monitoring services – 198/12.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

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
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The provision of water system risk assessment & water hygiene monitoring is a fundamental requirement of all public sector establishments as it falls under health and safety legislation.
ESPO, on behalf of the Pro5 group of professional buying organisations, is seeking to establish a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of water risk assessment and water hygiene monitoring services specifically for use by public bodies throughout the UK.
Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by the Pro5 Group (see http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO), being central purchasing bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the framework agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: local authority councils; educational establishments (including academies); police, fire & rescue and coastguard emergency services; NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services; registered charities; registered social landlords. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/ojeu-framework-permissible-users.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71610000, 71317200, 71600000, 71700000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

To express an interest please e-mail Ian Cunningham at i.cunningham@espo.org quoting ESPO Ref. 198/12.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2012511-PRO-3918373.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.5.2012