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24/05/2018    S97    - - Services - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Warrington: Construction work for water and sewage pipelines

2018/S 097-222271

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
United Utilities Water Limited
02366678
Lingley Mere Business Park
Warrington
WA5 3LP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jaime Sheldon
Telephone: +44 1925678021
E-mail: jaime.sheldon@uuplc.co.uk
NUTS code: 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.2)Information about joint procurement
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=24246&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=24246&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

PRO004097-Framework-Services-Network Maintenance Services

Reference number: PRO004097
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45231300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

United Utilities is seeking suppliers for the provision of Network maintenance services for water and wastewater network. Services will be split over 3 streams and 9 lots.

Stream 1 — Water core. This stream has 2 lots, North and South.

Resolution, repair or renewal of linear assets and ancillary fittings on the water network.

Stream 2 — Wastewater core. This stream has 2 lots — North and South.

Resolution, repair or renewal of linear assets and ancillary fittings on the wastewater network.

Stream3 — Non-core. This stream has 5 lots and each lot covers the both the water and wastewater networks.

— Lot 5 — Water small projects.

— Lot 6 — Wastewater small projects.

— Lot 7 — Proactive inspection and investigation.

— Lot 8 — Specialist water services.

— Lot 9 — Specialist wastewater services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 824 000 000.00 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: 7
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

A bidder that wins either or both of Lots 1 and 2 may not win either Lot 3 or Lot 4.

They may win any combination of the remaining Lots 5 to 9.

A bidder that wins either or both of Lots 3 and 4 may not win either Lot 1 or Lot 2. They may win any combination of the remaining Lots 5 to 9.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water Core — North

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

North Water Network Region (defined in scope book).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works associated with the maintenance of water network assets including but not limited to; resolution, repair or renewal of linear assets and ancillary fittings on the water network including:

— water distribution mains,

— valves,

— hydrants,

— communication pipes,

— underground supply pipes (private),

— chambers,

— frames and covers,

— stop taps,

— air valves.

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: 120 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per the tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water Core — South

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

South water network region (defined in scope book).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works associated with the maintenance of water network assets including but not limited to; resolution, repair or renewal of linear assets and ancillary fittings on the water network including:

— water distribution mains,

— valves,

— hydrants,

— communication pipes,

— underground supply pipes (private),

— chambers,

— frames and covers,

— stop taps,

— air valves.

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: 120 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per the tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1 year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Wastewater Core - North

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

North Wastewater Network Region (defined in scope book).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works associated with the maintenance of wastewater network assets including but not limited to;

(i) Resolution team drivers and supervision of drivers;

(ii) Provision of resolution vehicles and associated activities;

(iii) Provision of recycler units and associated activities;

(iv) Provision of CCTV/Camera units and associated activities;

(v) Patch sewer lining;

(vi) Full length sewer lining;

(vii) Wet well cleaning;

(viii) Tanker support;

(ix) Proactive investigations;

(x) Contaminated surface water investigations;

(xi) Connectivity investigations;

(xii) Service of septic tanks;

(xiii) Overpumping and other maintenance of flow provision;

(xiv) Civil activities associated with the wastewater network;

(xv) Frames and covers.

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: 135 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Wastewater Core — South

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

South wastewater network region (defined in scope book).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works associated with the maintenance of wastewater network assets including but not limited to;

(i) Resolution team drivers and supervision of drivers;

(ii) Provision of resolution vehicles and associated activities;

(iii) Provision of recycler units and associated activities;

(iv) Provision of CCTV/Camera units and associated activities;

(v) Patch sewer lining;

(vi) Full length sewer lining;

(vii) Wet well cleaning;

(viii) Tanker support;

(ix) Proactive investigations;

(x) Contaminated surface water investigations;

(xi) Connectivity investigations;

(xii) Service of septic tanks;

(xiii) Overpumping and other maintenance of flow provision;

(xiv) Civil activities associated with the wastewater network;

(xv) Frames and covers.

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: 140 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Core — Water Small Projects

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Whole Network Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

(a) Works associated with the maintenance of water supply assets including but not limited to;

(i) Poor condition mains replacement, Minor Mains Improvements and strategic mains (resilience);

(ii) Mains diversions;

(iii) Fire hydrant and Air valve maintenance and replacement;

(iv) Pressure monitoring valve and Air valve maintenance and replacement;

(v) Distribution meters;

(vi) Service reservoir bypass mains.

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: 80 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Core — Wastewater Small Projects

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Whole Network Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works associated with the maintenance of wastewater network assets including but not limited to;

(i) Sewer diversions;

(ii) Asset replacement and rehabilitation;

(iii) Sewer lining (Full length);

(iv) Mitigation;

(v) Package pumping stations.

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: 90 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Core — Proactive Inspection, Investigation and Minor Maintenance

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Whole Network Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Services associated with the maintenance of water and wastewater network assets including but not limited to;

(i) Ancillary inspection (clean water and waste water);

(ii) Cyclic CCTV and cleaning;

(iii) Critical sewer surveying.

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: 24 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Core — Water Specialist Services

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Whole Network Area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist works associated with the maintenance of water supply assets including but not limited to;

(i) Aqueduct repairs;

(ii) Pipe bridge repairs and replacement.

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: 35 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Core — Wastewater Specialist Services

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232000
45232100
45232151
45240000
90470000
90491000
92222000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Whole Network Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist works associated with the maintenance of wastewater network assets including but not limited to;

(i) Large diameter sewer repair / Segmental shafts;

(ii) Pipe bridge / Syphons;

(iii) Rising mains/ Pressure main.

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: 80 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
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: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework will be awarded for an initial 6 year term, with a facility to extend the agreement in 1year increments up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior 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
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 8 years:
This term is commensurate to the value and strategic importance of the services to be provided to United Utilities, including the time and cost implications of transitioning a new supplier as well as aligning to the applicable regulatory periods.
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/06/2018
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 19/07/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
City of Westminster
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/05/2018