Services - 306997-2019

02/07/2019    S125    - - Services - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Warrington: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services other than for construction

2019/S 125-306997

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
United Utilities Water Ltd
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=29008&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=29008&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:

PRO004263-Services-Framework-Environmental Assessments

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90711400
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 environmental assessments framework covers services across the business, advising against business objectives and supporting the acquisition of environmental consents from statutory environmental consultes and planning authorities.

The framework will be for the following:

Lot 1: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA);

Lot 2: Habitats Regulations Assessment (of plans and projects) (HRA);

Lot 3: Drought Permit / Order Environmental Assessments;

Lot 4: Water Framework Directive assessments;

Lot 5: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 480 000.00 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: 5
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71313440
90700000
90710000
90712000
90712400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Environmental impact assessments as well as assessments to support EIAs (e.g. flood risk, socio-economics, landscape, ecology, noise, etc.).

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: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial 3-year term with the option to extend for a further 5 up to a maximum of 8.

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:

Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
90710000
90712000
90712400
71420000
71313440
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Habitats Regulations Assessment in support of strategic plans (Water Resource Management Plan (WRMP), Drought Plan) and of projects (e.g. capital projects, WINEP flow change studies).

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: 320 000.00 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 3-year term with the option to extend for a further 5 up to a maximum of 8.

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:

Drought Permit/Order Environmental Assessments

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
90710000
90712000
90712400
71354500
71313440
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Environmental Assessment Reports (EARs) prepared to environment agency guidance in support of drought permits/orders. This may include field surveys and preparation of application ready documents in the event of a drought.

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: 1 600 000.00 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 3-year term with the option to extend for a further 5 up to a maximum of 8.

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 Framework Directive Assessments

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
90710000
90712000
90712400
71354500
71313440
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Water framework directive assessments in support of WRMP, capital projects and water industry national environment programme investigations.

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: 640 000.00 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 3-year term with the option to extend for a further 5 up to a maximum of 8.

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:

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
90712000
90710000
90712400
71354500
71313440
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Strategic environmental assessment of WRMP and drought plan.

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: 320 000.00 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 3-year term with the option to extend for a further 5 up to a maximum of 8.

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: 14
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 192-394473
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/08/2019
Local time: 11:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 02/09/2019
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
Electronic payment will be used
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:
28/06/2019