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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Reading: Phosphorus Reduction Programme
Document Ref:
393476-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Published By:
Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Date Published:
20 August 2019
Deadline Date:
10 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

The scope of this framework agreement is for the supply of new technology to meet more stringent requirements to reduce Phosphorus content in treated waste water going into rivers. This agreement will help Thames Water to comply with the new Water framework and habitats directive.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Procurement Support Centre — 3rd Floor East, C/O Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court

Reading

RG2 0BY

UK

E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk

NUTS: UKJ11

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.thameswater.co.uk

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.6) Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Phosphorus Reduction Programme

Reference number: FA1422

II.1.2) Main CPV code

90732920

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The scope of this framework agreement is for the supply of new technology to meet more stringent requirements to reduce Phosphorus content in treated waste water going into rivers. This agreement will help Thames Water to comply with the new Water framework and habitats directive.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 730 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lots 1, 2 and 3.

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

High Phosphorus Consent Level — 0,8 mg/l and Above

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90732920

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This lot will cover the high consent level — 0,8 mg/l and above.

The core scope includes design, manufacture, FAT, deliver, install (if required), test and commissioning of a complete tertiary treatment plant in accordance with the technical specification. This is anticipated to comprise of:

The core scope of the framework is the supply of the tertiary treatment plant along with all necessary equipment, instruments, ancillaries and media (if any).

Optional scope will include (and not be limited to):

— associated supports, supporting structures and pipework,

— backwash system including air blowers,

— media trap (if required),

— inline mixer and flocculation chamber(s),

— flowmeters,

— all interconnecting power, control and signal cabling,

— LCPs as required,

— GRP Kiosk for blowers, pumps, LCP, as required,

— all access platforms, hand railing, staircases and ladders as required,

— all lifting equipment,

— equipment labelling and tagging as per Thames Water standards,

— operator training. Minimum 5 non consecutive days,

— maintenance.

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: 11 945 000.00 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:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Medium Phosphorus Consent Level (<0,8 mg/l to 0,4 mg/l)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90732920

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This lot covers medium phosphorus consent level (<0,8 mg/l to 0,4mg/l).

The core scope includes design, manufacture, FAT, deliver, install (if required), test and commissioning of a complete tertiary treatment plant in accordance with the technical specification. This is anticipated to comprise of:

The core scope of the framework is the supply of the tertiary treatment plant along with all necessary equipment, instruments, ancillaries and media (if any).

Optional scope will include (and not be limited to):

— associated supports, supporting structures and pipework,

— backwash system including air blowers,

— media trap (if required),

— inline mixer and flocculation chamber(s),

— flowmeters,

— all interconnecting power, control and signal cabling,

— LCPs as required,

— GRP Kiosk for blowers, pumps, LCP, as required,

— all access platforms, hand railing, staircases and ladders as required,

— all lifting equipment,

— equipment labelling and tagging as per Thames Water standards,

— operator training. Minimum 5 non consecutive days,

— maintenance.

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: 16 575 000.00 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:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Tight Phosphorus Consent Level <0,4 mg/l)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90732920

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The core scope includes design, manufacture, FAT, deliver, install (if required), test and commissioning of a complete tertiary treatment plant in accordance with the technical specification. This is anticipated to comprise of:

The core scope of the framework is the supply of the tertiary treatment plant along with all necessary equipment, instruments, ancillaries and media (if any).

Optional scope will include (and not be limited to):

— associated supports, supporting structures and pipework,

— backwash system including air blowers,

— media trap (if required),

— inline mixer and flocculation chamber(s),

— flowmeters,

— all interconnecting power, control and signal cabling,

— LCPs as required,

— GRP Kiosk for blowers, pumps, LCP, as required,

— all access platforms, hand railing, staircases and ladders as required,

— all lifting equipment,

— equipment labelling and tagging as per Thames Water standards,

— operator training. Minimum 5 non consecutive days,

— maintenance.

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: 32 210 000.00 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:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the agreement will be awarded for an initial term of 5 years with options to extend up to a maximum term of 8 years (5 years + 3 years).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the PQQ.

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

As detailed in the PQQ Documentation.

III.1.6) Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

III.1.7) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Specified in the ITN document.

III.1.8) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As detailed in the ITN.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated with 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 with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

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.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 10/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Between 5 and 8 years.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a Pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3) of this notice, i.e. https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Reading

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 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, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Reading

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/08/2019

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