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09/04/2016    S70

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Water distribution and related services

2016/S 070-122488

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Other: public procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework Agreement for the Provision of Water and Waste Water Supply and Associated Ancillary Goods, Works and Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Crown Commercial Service (CCS), as the Contracting Authority, intends to put in place a framework agreement for the supply of water and waste water services including ancillary goods, works and services.
Growth in customer numbers could cause a rise in demand. Conversely, any energy demand destruction/ efficiency initiatives could reduce the figure over the life of the relationship.
The cost noted below is estimated on current projections against current volumes and market conditions that may rise and fall and does not factor in demand destruction/efficiency initiatives.
The exact details of the contractual arrangements and whether this requirement is to be split into lots is yet to be decided.
Provision of ancillary goods, works and services in addition to the provision of water and waste water supplies may also be required. It is envisaged that this will include, but not be limited to a wide range of procurement options and which allow for the greatest degree of control and transparency of pricing; new connections and site-works; metering; demand side management and innovations delivering water conservation measures; Automatic Meter Reading; Water reduction/management advice and guidance and implementation of recommendations (which may include sourcing of third- party services/technology).
Crown Commercial Service welcome correspondence from interested suppliers.
To register your interest please contact us on
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 700 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65100000 Water distribution and related services, 09320000 Steam, hot water and associated products, 24962000 Water-treatment chemicals, 38421100 Water meters, 39370000 Water installations, 42912300 Machinery and apparatus for filtering or purifying water, 44163140 Steam and water pipes, 45330000 Plumbing and sanitary works, 50411100 Repair and maintenance services of water meters, 51514110 Installation services of machinery and apparatus for filtering or purifying water, 65130000 Operation of water supplies, 71800000 Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained

Tax legislation

Environmental protection legislation

Employment protection and working conditions

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: