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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Warrington: Specialist Aquatic Surveys
397337-2019
United Utilities Water Ltd
22 August 2019
24 September 2019
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

The company holds licences to provide water and wastewater services to a population of approximately 7 000 000 people and businesses in the North West of England. The framework covers specialist aquatic services across the business, advising against business objectives and supporting the acquisition of environmental consents from statutory environmental consultees and planning authorities.The framework will be for the following:Lot 1. Aquatic Ecology,Lot 2. Physical Environment Surveys.

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

United Utilities Water Ltd

02366678

Lingley Mere Business Park

Warrington

WA5 3LP

UK

Contact person: Paula Lonsdale

Telephone: +44 1925678071

E-mail: regulatoryprocurementteam@uuplc.co.uk

NUTS: UKD

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.unitedutilities.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/43984

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29816&B=UNITEDUTILITIES


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29816&B=UNITEDUTILITIES


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

Services — Framework — Specialist Aquatic Surveys

Reference number: PRO004251

II.1.2) Main CPV code

90700000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The company holds licences to provide water and wastewater services to a population of approximately 7 000 000 people and businesses in the North West of England. The framework covers specialist aquatic services across the business, advising against business objectives and supporting the acquisition of environmental consents from statutory environmental consultees and planning authorities.

The framework will be for the following:

Lot 1. Aquatic Ecology,

Lot 2. Physical Environment Surveys.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Aquatic Ecology

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71313440

71354500

90711400

90712000

90712400

90720000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD


Main site or place of performance:

North West England.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The services may include but will not be limited to the following activities:

1) Provision of specialist support to the company and its construction partners;

2) Undertaking aquatic ecology in support of environmental assessments for capital projects or drought studies, drought baseline or impact monitoring or Water Industry National Environment Programme investigations;

3) Designing and undertaking field surveys and producing technical reports;

4) Consultation with regulatory authorities, relevant landowners and third party groups and external record centres;

5) Completing task specific method statements, supporting risk assessments and implementing all necessary safe systems of work;

6) Consultation with third party land owners in order to secure access.

Surveys:

— electric fishing survey,

— fisheries fyke and seine netting,

— fish rescue,

— fish health check,

— freshwater macroinvertebrate survey,

— river macrophyte survey,

— aquatic invasive species survey,

— freshwater macroinvertebrate identification to species.

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: 600 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Initial term 3 years with options to extend for 5 years at 1 year intervals.

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

Physical Environment Surveys

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71313440

90700000

90711400

90712000

71354500

90720000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD


Main site or place of performance:

North West England.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The services may include but will not be limited to the following activities:

1) Provision of specialist support to the company and its construction partners;

2) Undertaking, hydrology, water quality and/or geomorphology studies in support of environmental assessments for capital projects or drought studies, drought baseline or impact monitoring or Water Industry National Environment Programme investigations;

3) Designing and undertaking field surveys and producing technical reports;

4) Consultation with regulatory authorities, relevant landowners and third party groups and external record centres;

5) Completing task specific method statements, supporting risk assessments and implementing all necessary safe systems of work;

6) Consultation with third party land owners in order to secure access.

Surveys:

— river hydrological surveys,

— geomorphology survey including river habitat survey,

— water quality monitoring.

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: 600 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with the option to extend for 5 years at 1 year intervals.

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:

Please refer to procurement documents.

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

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: 6

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2017/S 192-394473

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

Date: 24/09/2019

Local time: 10:00

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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales

City of Westminster

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/08/2019