Water: Bid - Water Mains and Service Materials

Agency: City of Manchester
State: New Hampshire
Type of Government: State & Local
Caegory:
  • 89 - Subsistence (Food)
Posted Date: Feb 14, 2018
Due Date: Mar 8, 2018
Solicitation No: FY18-804-38
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FY18-804-38

Water: Bid - Water Mains and Service Materials

Questions: Michael Adams at 603-792-2802

Mains

Bids Due:

March 8, 2018 by 2:30 PM

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INVITATION TO BID
The Board of Water Commissioners, of the Manchester Water Works, invites sealed bids to furnish water mains
and service material items as described herein. Bids will be accepted at the office of the Manchester Works,
located at 281 Lincoln St. Manchester NH 03103, until 2:30 p.m. on March 8, 2018. Any questions should be
directed to Mr. Michael Adams at (603) 792-2802.
The Board of Water Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids as well as to waive any
informalities.
Bid # FY18-804-38
INDEX
General Requirements and Conditions………………………………………………......
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Technical Specifications……………………………………………………………………… TS-1 TS-10
Bid Forms…………………………………………………………………………………………........ 1 16
Provisions
Award:
Price:
Requirements:
MANCHESTER WATER WORKS
281 LINCOLN STREET
MANCHESTER, NH 03103
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS
The bid will be awarded on the basis of:
a. The character, integrity, reputation, judgment, experience, and efficiency of the
bidder as well as the bidder's ability, capacity, and skill to provide the service and
products required.
b. Delivery time, price, specifications, and product comparison.
c. Any and all bids shall be presented to the Board of Water Commissioners for
approval and award at the first regular meeting following the bid opening.
d. Each item group will be awarded separately.
The bid price(s) shall hold firm until the award of a contract. Contract prices shall hold
firm through April 30, 2019 and shall apply to all orders placed during this period. All
prices to be stated on a "delivered" basis.
For those bidders interested, MWW is seeking a discount in exchange for payment
within ten (10) business days. Final bids will be inclusive of any discount offered.
a. All proffered bids shall conform to the specifications issued herein. Bids failing to
meet the minimum requirements will be considered unacceptable.
b. A bid form is provided in the following specifications for the insertion of all
necessary prices and information on the items as defined in the specification sheet(s).
The bid form shall be completed in full , including delivery times ,with any and
all exceptions noted, and submitted to the Manchester Water Works office, at
281Lincoln St., Manchester NH 03103, no later than 2:30 P.M. on March 8 , 2018.
Only submit pages 1 through 16.
c. Bids shall be proffered on the forms furnished, submitted in sealed envelopes and
notated "Mains and Service Materials Bid, Attn: Michael Adams, Water Distribution
Manager
d. The mains and service materials shall meet the Manchester Water Works' full
approval before payment is issued on any and all invoices.
e. Unless a bid is awarded based on the optional early payment discount, invoices
shall be paid on the City pay day. All invoices shall be received no later than the
twenty-fifth day (25th) of the month in order to be paid on or around the fifteenth (15th)
day of the ensuing month. Applicable cash discounts shall be taken on the City pay
day.
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f. The Manchester Water Works is exempt of Federal Excise Tax.
g. The Manchester Water Works is authorized to purchase products and equipment
under the State of New Hampshire's purchasing contracts, at the current bid prices.
h. Warranty, length and terms of warranty must accompany the bid proposal.
i. The Board of Water Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and
all bids as well as to waive any informalities.
j. Any and all materials and/or equipment which does not meet the specifications shall
be replaced by the bidder at no cost to the Manchester Water Works.
k. All drinking water components shall meet NSF 61 as may be applicable.
Bid Withdrawal:
Bids may be withdrawn prior to the closing time for receipt of bid proposals. A request
to withdraw a bid must be submitted in writing and signed by the bidder. Verbal
requests to withdraw a bid will not be accepted.
Modification:
Bids may be modified by the bidder prior to the closing time for the receipt of bid
proposals. Modifications must be submitted in writing and signed by the bidder. Only
additions or subtractions to the bidder's original proposal must be stated. Bid prices
are not to be stated. No verbal modifications will be accepted and modifications will
not be accepted after the closing time.
Electronic:
Communication: A bid proposal may be withdrawn or modified by electronic
communication provided such communication is received by the Manchester Water
Works prior to the closing time for receipt of bid proposals. Written confirmation
signed by the bidder must be mailed and postmarked prior to the closing time and
received by the Manchester Water Works within two (2) days from the closing time,
otherwise no consideration will be given to the electronic communication. Electronic
communications shall be addressed to Michael Adams at
madams@manchesternh.gov.
Quantities:
Materials for water main construction projects to be completed by contractors and
developers, not under contract to the Manchester Water Works, have not been
included in this bid. Contractors and developers will be expected to purchase
materials, in accordance with Manchester Water Works specifications, from suppliers
of their own selection. The quantities shown represent the proposed initial purchase,
however, purchases will be based on actual requirements.
NOTE: An electronic version of the summary of all bid prices will be posted on the City of Manchester’s
website www.manchesternh.gov/bids
All bidders are invited to attend the public opening of their bid.
No bid results will be given over the telephone.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ductile Iron Pipe
Unless otherwise specified, ductile iron pipe shall be class 52 and manufactured in the United States of
America and shall conform to ANSI 21.51 (AWWA C-151) for "pipe centrifugally cast in metal molds for
water". Cement linings shall be double the standard thickness and shall conform to ANSI A21.4. Seal
coating shall be applied inside and out. All pipe shall be push-on type joint, in accordance with ANSI A21.11.
In addition, all pipe purchased may be subject to inspection and acceptance by the Manchester Water
Works or its agent. The supplier and/or manufacturer shall be responsible for such accommodations and
handling as are required to allow for proper inspection, if so requested by the Manchester Water Works.
Additional Requirements
The pipe and fittings, in addition to meeting all of the appropriate requirements of ANSI and AWWA, shall
conform to the following:
1.) All pipe and fittings shall be free of all significant casting flaws both inside and out, including slag
holes, slag inclusions, laps, lamination, mold splash, and pin holes.
2.) All linings shall be of uniform thickness with no significant waving and/or roughness.
3.) Bell ends shall be cleaned of cement and excess seal coat material.
4.) Spigot ends shall be properly tapered and cut ends shall be ground.
Fittings
Unless otherwise specified, all mechanical joint fittings shall be complete with accessories and shall conform
to AWWA C104/ANSI A21.4, C111/A21.11 or C153/A21.53. All fittings shall be pressure rated for 350 psi,
ductile iron with double cement-lining thickness and seal coated inside and out, or two-part epoxy coated,
and shall be manufactured in the United States of America. Fittings 4"-12" shall be compact pattern per
AWWA C153. In addition, all fittings purchased may be subject to inspection and acceptance by the
Manchester Water Works or its agent. The supplier and/or manufacturer shall be responsible for such
accommodations and handling as are required to allow for proper inspection if so requested by the
Manchester Water Works.
Additional Requirements
The fittings, in addition to meeting all of the appropriate requirements of ANSI and AWWA, shall conform to
the following:
1.) All fittings shall be free of all significant casting flaws both inside and out, including slag holes, slag
inclusions, laps, lamination, mold splash, and pin holes.
2.) All linings shall be of uniform thickness with no significant waving and/or roughness.
3.) Mechanical joint bells and glands shall be dimensionally correct and free of all slag and rough edges
at bolt holes.
4.) Fittings shall include all mechanical joints accessories necessary to complete connections.
Mechanical joints accessories shall be wedge action type conforming to these specifications.
Butterfly Valves
General: All butterfly valves shall be manufactured in the United States of America and shall be open right
with mechanical joint end connection, complete with accessories for buried service. Valve shall be of tight
closing rubber seat type with seats bonded or mechanically retained into the valve body. Valves shall have a
full uninterrupted 360 degree sealing surface and shall be bubble tight at rated pressure in both directions.
Valves shall be designed for use in either throttling application or for very infrequent operation after extended
periods of inactivity. Valves shall be in full compliance with AWWA specification C-504, class 150B, with the
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