Services - 360664-2020

30/07/2020    S146

United Kingdom-Warrington: Sewer cleaning services

2020/S 146-360664

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Utilities Water Ltd
National registration number: 02366678
Postal address: Lingley Mere Business Park
Town: Warrington
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: WA5 3LP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jaime Sheldon
E-mail: regulatoryprocurementteam@uuplc.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1925678021

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=33674&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=33674&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:

PRO004366 — Framework — Services-wastewater Drainage Area System Management

Reference number: WW DASM
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90470000 Sewer cleaning services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

United Utilities Water Ltd’s current capital investment programme (AMP7) involves undertaking a diverse range of works and/or the provision of a variety of services in respect of its assets and network. United Utilities network and assets exist at various locations within its region. The scope of services covered by this procurement relates to the wastewater network only and includes the following:

• sewer cleaning,

• sewer inspections,

• asset cleaning (Wet wells),

• non-powered ancillary (NPA) inspections and routine maintenance.

The tender is split into three lots:

• Area A — Cumbria and Lancashire,

• Area B — Pennine and Manchester,

• Area C — Merseyside and Cheshire.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 135 000 000.00 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: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Area A — Cumbria and Lancashire

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71631400 Technical inspection services of engineering structures
90491000 Sewer survey services
90913100 Tank-cleaning services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

• sewer cleaning,

• sewer inspections,

• asset cleaning (Wet wells),

• non-powered ancillary (NPA) inspections and routine maintenance.

To be performed within the Cumbria and Lancashire area as defined within the tender documents.

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: 45 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term = 5 years.

Extended term = up to 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:

Area B — Pennine and Manchester

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90491000 Sewer survey services
90913100 Tank-cleaning services
71631400 Technical inspection services of engineering structures
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

• sewer cleaning,

• sewer inspections,

• asset cleaning (Wet wells),

• non-powered ancillary (NPA) inspections and routine maintenance.

To be performed within the Pennine and Manchester area as defined within the tender documents.

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: 45 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term = 5 years.

Extended term = up to 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:

Area C — Merseyside and Cheshire

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90491000 Sewer survey services
90913100 Tank-cleaning services
71631400 Technical inspection services of engineering structures
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

• sewer cleaning,

• sewer inspections,

• asset cleaning (Wet wells),

• non-powered ancillary (NPA) inspections and routine maintenance.

To be performed within the Merseyside and Cheshire area as defined within the ITN documents.

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: 45 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term = 5 years.

Extended term = up to 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: 3
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 requirement to align with the recently awarded Network Maintenance Service (NMS) contracts and 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: 18/08/2020
Local time: 12:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 25/08/2020
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
Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: 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:
28/07/2020