Water Systems Monitoring and Inspection Shropshire

Water Systems Monitoring and Inspection Shropshire

The monitoring and inspection of the water systems is intended to demonstrate compliance with the HSE Approved Code of Practice L8 (Fourth edition) — Legionnaires’ disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services

2014/S 193-340986

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
For the attention of: Nigel Denton, Procurement Manager
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1743252993
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1743253910

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.Shropshire.gov.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Principal Committee Officer, Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
For the attention of: Principal Committee Officer, Legal and Democratic Services
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1743252993
Fax: +44 1743253910

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Shropshire Council is purchasing on behalf of itself and any wholly owned local authority company or other entity that is deemed to be a contracting authority by virtue of the Council’s involvement.
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

IMC 149 — Water Systems Monitoring and Inspection.

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

Services
Service category No 19: Water transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Shropshire

NUTS code UKG22

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 monitoring and inspection of the water systems is intended to demonstrate compliance with the HSE Approved Code of Practice L8 (Fourth edition) — Legionnaires’ disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems and HSG 274 or EU equivalent.
The work consists of carrying out routine monitoring and inspection of the water systems, at approximately 350 sites all located in Shropshire, over which the Client has day to day control, to ensure that the traditional temperature regime method employed to control the multiplication of legionella in hot and cold water services systems, remains valid and is proving to be effective.
The objective of the contract is for the Contractor to provide a comprehensive and accurate record of the temperature regime employed to control legionella, exposure to legionella and cleanliness. The Contractor shall record compliance and non-compliance in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions, standards and industry guidance such that the Client may assess condition, minimise and manage risks and discharge its duty under the law. The Contractor shall utilise and update the Client’s existing on-site water logbooks. The Contractor shall also provide and utilise a legionellosis management and control data collection and defect management & reporting web based electronic logbook system.
Where required and authorised by the Client the Contractor shall undertake cleaning and de-scaling of shower-heads and the cleaning and chemical disinfection of cold water storage tanks.
Membership with CHAS (Contractor’s Health & Safety Scheme) and LCA (Legionella Control Association) or EU equivalent are mandatory requirements for the contractor wishing to undertake this contract.
Enhanced disclosures or DBS checks are required for all employees who may undertake monitoring duties at school sites as part of this contract.
The contract will be for a period of up to 4 years commencing on 1.4.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71600000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 640 000 GBP

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See tender documents.
III.1.4)Other 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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender documents.
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: See paragraph II.5 above.

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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 authority:

IMC 149
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.11.2014

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

24.11.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.11.2014

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years

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

Applicants wishing to tender for this requirement should request a tender pack in writing or by email to procurement@shropshire.gov.uk as set out para 1.1 above. The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award a contract or to award any option(s) it so wishes. The closing date for receipt of completed tenders is 12:00 noon, 24.11.2014.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

see I.1 above

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 day calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Additional information should be requested from the contact in Section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (S1 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England and Wales).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.10.2014