Usługi - 95197-2016

22/03/2016    S57

Belgium-Brussels: Water for citizens — support to the Commission policy activities on the Bathing Water, Drinking Water and Urban Waste Water Treatment Directives

2016/S 057-095197

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Environment, ENV.SRD.2 — Finance
Postal address: BU 9, 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Water for citizens — support to the Commission policy activities on the Bathing Water, Drinking Water and Urban Waste Water Treatment Directives.

Reference number: ENV.C.2/FRA/2015/0032.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework contract ‘Water for citizens’ for support to the implementation of the water industry directives including the Bathing Water Directive (Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council), the Drinking Water Directive (Council Directive 98/83/EC) and the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (Council Directive 91/271/EEC).

This includes regular reporting exercises, case studies to ensure technical and scientific support, assessments on implementing or policy review aspects, regular meetings and, if necessary, infringement cases. The tasks carried out under the contract shall also contribute to ensuring that the implementation of the 3 directives fulfils the objectives and introduces the new elements described in the Implementation Communication (COM(2012) 95 final) of 7.3.2012.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

‘Extra muros’.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework contract for 24 months, renewable once.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 36
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work / Weighting: 24
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 138-253767
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ENV.C.2/FRA/2015/0032/MILIEU
Title:

Water for citizens — support to the Commission policy activities on the Bathing Water, Drinking Water and Urban Waste Water Treatment Directives

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
12/02/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Milieu Ltd
Postal address: chaussée de Charleroi 112
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 8 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ENV.C.2/FRA/2015/0032/Umweltbundesamt
Title:

Water for citizens — support to the Commission policy activities on the Bathing Water, Drinking Water and urban Waste Water Treatment Directives

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
12/02/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Postal address: Spittelauer Lände 5
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT ÖSTERREICH
Postal code: 1090
Country: Austria
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 8 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1(f) of the rules of application to Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25.10.2012 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the exceptional negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) consisting in the repetition of similar services (up to a maximum of 50 % of the original contract value) entrusted to the economic operator awarded the initial contract by the same contracting authority.

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/03/2016