FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER

Agency: City of Trenton
State: New Jersey
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 336413 - Other Aircraft Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing
Posted Date: Sep 13, 2019
Due Date: Oct 8, 2019
Solicitation No: BID2019-64
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FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER
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BID2019-64 09/13/2019 10/08/2019
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BID2019-64:

FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER FOR THE CITY OF TRENTON, DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SEWER, TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT


Water & Sewer Department
Name Address Phone
Isabel C. Garcia
PURCHASING AGENT
igarcia@trentonnj.org
319 East State Street-1st Floor
TRENTON, NJ 08638-0000
Tel: 6099893139
Fax: 609-989-4260

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City of Trenton
319 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey
BID SPECIFICATIONS
FOR THE
FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER
FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR
WITH AN OPTION TO EXTEND ONE (1) YEAR
FOR THE
CITY OF TRENTON
DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SEWER
TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT
To be received on:
OCTOBER 8, 2019 at 11:00AM
DIVISION OF PURCHASING
BID2019-64
CITY OF TRENTON
BID DOCUMENT CHECKLIST
(REQUIRED)
FAILURE TO SUBMIT ANY OF THESE ITEMS WITH YOUR BID IS MANDATORY CAUSE FOR
REJECTION OF BID
X Statement of Ownership Disclosure (MANDATORY)
Failure to Submit with Bid Submittal is an automatic fatal defect
X Disclosure of Invested Activities in Iran (MANDATORY)
Failure to Submit with Bid Submittal is an automatic fatal defect
X Acknowledgement of Receipt of Addenda (MANDATORY)
Failure to Submit with Bid Submittal is an automatic fatal defect
X Ethics Complaint Disclosure
X Required Evidence EEO/Affirmative Action Regulations Questionnaire
Must Read and Initial
_______________
MANDATORY ITEM(S), REQUIRED NO LATER THAN TIME PERIOD INDICATED
X Business Registration Certificate Bidder (Prior to Contract Award)
SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING/COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
X Non-Collusion Affidavit
X Affirmative Action Statement
X One Original Complete Bid and One Complete Copy of the Bid
X Americans With Disability Act of 1990 Language
X Licensing/Certifications Required (As applicable)
X Three (3) References Required
X Certification to hold bid consideration beyond sixty (60) days
X Exceptions (if any)
This checklist is provided for bidder’s use in assuring compliance with required documentation; however, it does not include all
specifications requirements and does not relieve the bidder of the need to read and comply with the specifications.
Bidder Name:
Date:
Authorized Representative:
Signature:
Print Name & Title:
BID2019-64 FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER FOR TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT
CITY OF TRENTON
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
BID2019-64
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by Isabel C. Garcia, Purchasing
Agent, for the City of Trenton, County of Mercer, State of New Jersey on OCTOBER 8, 2019
AT 11:00AM prevailing time in the City Hall Annex, 1st Floor, City Hall, 319 East State Street,
Trenton, New Jersey, 08608 for the:
FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER
Specifications and other bid information may be obtained at the Division of Purchasing,
1st Floor, City Hall Annex, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 during regular business
hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) or at the City website. The link to request a copy of the bid is
http://www.trentonnj.org/Cit-e-Access/Bids/?TID=55&TPID=5563.
Bidders may visit the City of Trenton’s website at http://www.trentonnj.org/Cit-e-
Access/Bids/?TID=55&TPID=5563 for any addenda / notices issued prior to the bid
opening. Failure to do so could result in the rejection of your submission.
Vendors are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975,c.127(N.J.A.C.17:27 et
seq).
City of Trenton
Isabel C. Garcia, QPA
Purchasing Agent
BID2019-64
609-989-3139
BID2019-64 FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER FOR TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT
SPECIFICATIONS
FOR
SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER
1.0 GENERAL
The Trenton Water Works (TWW) is seeking bids for non-ionic polyacrylamide in water-in-oil emulsion sludge
blanket polymer (polymer) in 55-gal drums. The chemical will be used by the Trenton Water Filtration Plant (WFP)
to treat Delaware River water to produce potable water for the City of Trenton, New Jersey. More specifically, it
will be used to enhance the cohesiveness of the sludge blanket for the Superpulsator Clarifier® pretreatment process.
Also, the polymer shall have filter aid capabilities.
The estimated average annual quantity is 5,500 gallons of neat polymer solution at 8.34-8.45 lbs/gal. The quantities
stated herein are estimates based on the projected flow at the Trenton WFP. The successful bidder agrees to furnish
more or less than the estimate in accordance with the actual needs as they occur through the contract period at the
negotiated unit price.
The contract term will be for one year from award date of contract. Trenton Water Works reserves the right to extend
the contract period at the same pricing if there is a balance left on the contract after the termination date.
Trenton Water Works reserves the right to reduce the quantity and number of shipments of sludge blanket polymer
as it deems necessary, and shall pay for only the exact amount of sludge blanket polymer. Trenton Water Works also
reserves the right to switch to alternate products.
2.0 PRODUCT
2.1 Applicable Code
The polymer shall conform to the American Water Works Associations standard for Polyacrylamide, B453-06
except as supplemented in this specification. Failure to meet any aspect of this specification may result in refusal of
individual deliveries or immediate termination of the contract.
2.2 Minimum Requirements
Polymer shall be emulsion-type with a specific gravity of 1.0 to 1.1 that is compatible with Acrison Model 530
polymer blending units. It shall provide adequate sludge cohesion of sludge blanket in the Superpulsator Clarifier®
and its use shall be approved by Infilco Degremont, Inc.(IDI).
Product shall be Kemira Superfloc N-1986 or approved equal. Provide with the bid, certification by IDI that states
the proposed product meets or exceeds the performance of Kemira Superfloc N-1986 N if an alternate is proposed.
Alternate proposed shall have filter aid capabilities.
Product shall be manufactured in the United States of America.
2.3 Certification
The sludge blanket polymer product shall be Certified as suitable for contact with or treatment of drinking water by
an accredited certification organization in accordance with the most current American National Standards Institute
National Science Foundation Standard 60 (Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals -Health Effects). A copy of the
ANSI/NSF-60 Acceptance Letter shall be supplied with the bid.
2.4 Submittals with Bid
BID2019-64 FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER FOR TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT
1. A copy of the ANSI/NSF-60 Acceptance Letter demonstrating the sludge blanket polymer product is
suitable for contact with or treatment of drinking water in accordance with the most current American
National Standards Institute National Science Foundation Standard 60 (Drinking Water Treatment
Chemicals -Health Effects).
2. The name and address of the manufacturer supplying the sludge blanket polymer.
3. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for the sludge blanket polymer.
4. Pilot and full scale testing shall be performed at no cost for product and/or technical assistance if an
alternate is proposed prior to approval. The vendor shall have a 3rd party conduct testing consisting of (1)
jar testing under various conditions such as turbid river conditions, different water temperatures and any
other conditions required by Trenton Water Works, (2) control full scale test not to be less than two weeks
and (3) confirm filterability of product at slightly higher dosages. Alternatively, submit certification by IDI
if an alternate is proposed.
3.0 DELIVERY
3.1 Delivery Address
Trenton Water Filtration Plant
One Route 29 South
Trenton, NJ 08603
3.2 Delivery Time and Quantity
TWW will determine the quantity and schedule for each delivery
and notify the successful bidder at least 14 days in advance of
scheduled shipment. Unless otherwise requested by TWW, delivery
shall be made between 7:30 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday
only.
3.3 Testing
Each delivery must be sampled and tested by the bidder in accordance with AWWA B453-06 Polyacrylamide.
TWW reserves the right to test each shipment on its own and reject the shipment if the blanket polymer solution does
not meet this specification.
3.4 Delivery Requirements
The bidder shall deliver neat polymer by truck in 55-gallon drums on pallets (4 per pallet). Each delivery will have a
minimum quantity of 4 drums (1 pallet). Owner will unload pallets from truck by forklift.
4.0 PAYMENT
The payment shall be based on the actual amount of polymer delivered and the negotiated unit price per lb of
polymer.
Total Payment = (Net Weight of Neat Polymer Solution Delivered)1 x ($/lbs of Neat Polymer)2
1. Net Weight of Neat Polymer Solution Delivered is measured by a certified scale for each delivery
2. $/lbs of Neat Polymer is the negotiated unit price
BID2019-64 FURNISH AND DELIVERY OF SLUDGE BLANKET POLYMER FOR TRENTON WATER FILTRATION PLANT

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