Inspection and Cleaning of Water Reservoir

Agency: City of Lompoc
State: California
Type of Government: State & Local
  • H - Quality Control, Testing, and Inspection Services
  • Z - Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property
Posted: Oct 24, 2019
Due: Nov 1, 2019
Solicitation No: RFQ 2931
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Inspection and Cleaning of Water Reservoir
  • Department: Management Services
  • Category: Purchasing
  • RFP Number: RFQ 2931
  • Start Date: 10/24/2019
  • Close Date: 11/01/2019 2:00 PM

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Request for Quotation No. 2931
Inspection and Cleaning of Water Reservoir
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FAX Number:
(805) 735-7628
Phone Number:
(805) 875-8020
November 1, 2019 @ 2:00pm PDT
Extended Price
JOB In-service cleaning and inspection of the City of
Lompoc, Avalon Water Reservoir utilizing commercial
divers trained in potable water operations
Delivery ARO:
Payment Terms: Net 30
Discount for Payment in 20 Days:
Estimated Start Date:
Estimated Completion Date:
We hereby certify that:
This bid was not made in the interest of or on behalf of any undisclosed person, partnership,
association or corporation.
This bid is genuine and not collusion or sham; and that we did not, directly or indirectly, induce or
solicit anyone else to submit a false or sham bid.
We have not, directly or indirectly, by agreement, communication or conference with anyone
attempted to induce action prejudicial to the interest of the City of Lompoc, or any other bidder or
anyone else interested in the proposed contract; and further,
Did not, in any manner, directly or indirectly, seek by agreements, communications, or conference
with anyone to raise or fix any overhead, profit, or cost element of this bid price, or that of anyone
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Purchasing Division
1300 West Laurel Avenue Bldg. 4A, Lompoc CA 93436 • 100 Civic Center
Plaza Lompoc, CA 93436 Phone: (805) 875-8020 • FAX: (805) 735-7628
RFQ 2931
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“Registered Bidder Information Sheet”
Request for Quotation No. 2931
Inspection and Cleaning of water Reservoir
Bid Closing Date: November 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm
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RFQ 2931
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In-service cleaning and inspection of the City of Lompoc, Avalon Water Reservoir utilizing
commercial divers trained in potable water operations.
I. Small Project Public Works Exemption
Contractors who work exclusively on small public works projects are not required to register as
a public works contractor or file electronic certified payroll reports for those projects. However,
Prevailing wages must still be paid on this project. Contractors are still required to maintain
certified payroll records on a continuous basis, and provide them to the Labor Commissioner’s
Office upon request. Additionally, awarding agencies are not required to submit the notice of
contract award through DIR’s PWC-100 system on projects that fall within the small project
exemption. The small project exemption applies for all public works projects that do not
$25,000 for new construction, alteration, installation, demolition or repair
$15,000 for Maintenance - maintenance is defined in the “California Public
Contract Code” as normal reoccurring work (versus repair or improvement).
Section 1 Statement of Work
I. Project
The project includes the cleaning of accumulated bottom sediment, removal of any debris and
the visual and video inspection of one (1) water storage reservoir utilizing certified commercial
divers trained in potable water operations. It is the intent of the City of Lompoc to utilize the
reported inspection findings for documentation of routine preventative maintenance on the
reservoir. The city is requesting specific documentation as detailed below in the Scope of
The tank is described in Section 3 of these specifications. The contractor shall furnish all labor,
materials, equipment, insurance, training and certifications to complete the proposed work.
Specifically, the City of Lompoc will not have to make arrangements for:
Additional utility personnel or equipment
Special scheduling – no interruption means work can be completed as soon as confirmed
and tasked.
OSHA Confined Space compliance requirements for drained reservoirs.
Additional disinfection procedures (See AWWA C652-02).
Down time or bypassing the reservoir.
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II. Scope of Work
A. Cleaning
The contractor shall provide the procedure, labor, equipment and supplies necessary to
thoroughly remove all accumulated bottom sediment and debris from potable water storage
1. Contractor will pour 12 gallons of chlorine into tank prior to commencing dive
inspection. Chlorine will be provided by City to Contractor divided into 4 separate
2. All accumulated bottom sediment and debris shall be removed in a manner that
does not compromise the tank integrity and or coating system. The work shall not
cause disruption to the use or quality of the water.
3. Removed water, debris (or other waste materials) and any necessary permitting will
be the responsibility of the Owner.
4. Removed water must be dechlorinated.
5. The total price entered on the Bid Response Form shall be based on the removal of
sediments up to one (1”) inch in depth, averaged over the entire floor area. Contractor’s
bid shall provide a unit price, per cubic yard, for the removal of bottom sediments in
excess of one (1”) inch in the reservoir. Should the bottom sediment exceed the one (1”)
inch in the reservoir, the City will be notified and a signed authorization from the City, or
the City’s Designated Representative, will be obtained prior to the City incurring any
additional cost.
6. The total price entered on the Bid Response Form shall include up to one (1) hour of
debris removal from the reservoir.
7. Hourly price for debris removal in excess of one (1) hour in the reservoir. Should
required debris removal exceed one (1) hour, the City will be notified.
B. Inspection
The inspection and reporting shall be focused on documenting findings related to the following
1. Inspections shall document any OSHA, AWWA and NFPA-22 health or safety
compliance discrepancies related to the reservoirs, (e.g. potential contamination
sources, ladders, balconies and hatches, etc.).
2. Interior coatings are to be inspected for conditions including peeling, blistering or
other indications of loss of coating integrity. Any areas of pitting or rust, as well as any
associated undercutting or migration, should be documented in the final reporting.
Findings are to be graded in accordance with the applicable standards from the
following agencies:
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• Coatings – Society for Protective Coatings – ANSI/SSPC-Vis 2-82/ASTM-D6 10-85
• Corrosion – National Association of Corrosion Engineers – ASM/NACE RPO 178-
91, A, B, C
• Welds – American Welding Society – ANSI/AWS B1.11-88
• Concrete – American Concrete Institute – ACI 201.1R-92
3. Representative pit and blister survey. Interior pitting depth measurements, to 10 mils
accuracy, shall be reported by location and character.
4. Non-destructive coating mil thickness test – DFT (dry film thickness) of installed
coating system. DFT sampling shall be performed on various surfaces of the reservoirs
listed. Representative readings (location and findings), from accessible areas of the
interior and exterior coating are to be provided in the final reports.
C. Reservoir Site Access (Landfill Access)
Contractor is to access the site by first passing by the Landfill Scales and Scale House to sign
in. Once signed in the Contractor can proceed to the Reservoir Site. The Landfill hours on
weekdays are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Access to the site before 7:30 will require Water
Division Personnel to open the gate and escort contractor to the Reservoir. The same will be
for departure from the site after 4:30. Water Division Staff will have someone remain with the
contractor from 4:30 till departure. Any access before or after the normal Landfill operating
hours must be arranged with the Water Division prior to scheduling the Dive Inspection work.
III. Reporting
Reporting for the facility shall include the following:
A. Interior DVD video and Digital Image documentation of designated facility, both above and
below the waterline. Narrated color videotape shall review at a minimum the conditions of
internal walls, floors, roofs, hatches, welds, overflow structures, sediment and any identified
B. Estimates of corrosion both above and below the waterline based on NACE and SSPC
C. Grading of the weld seams based on AWS criteria.
D. A description of concrete condition denoting any problem areas such as cracking, spalling
or deterioration.
E. Description of hatch condition, vent and screen condition, ladder condition and overflow
structure and flap condition.
F. Recommendations and cost estimates for repairs shall be provided.
Reporting for the reservoir shall include interior video inspection with real-time closed circuit
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