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Severn Trent Water wishes to advertise a tendering opportunity for the provision of water meter installation, maintenance and repair services, including customer interfaces. Severn Trent currently has c 1 660 000 meters installed ...

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Severn Trent Water Limited
Severn Trent Centre, 2 St John's Street
Coventry
CV1 2LZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7825009597
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.stwater.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk
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:

Metering Installation, Repair and Maintenance.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
50411100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Severn Trent Water wishes to advertise a tendering opportunity for the provision of water meter installation, maintenance and repair services, including customer interfaces.

Severn Trent currently has c 1 660 000 meters installed within the region of which approximately 448 000 (27 %) are radio read. 50 % of meters (829 000) are visually read externally via a boundary box, with the 387 000 balance of (23 %) of the ‘touch pad’ type (it is planned to pro-actively replace these over the course of the next 2 years). As part of these, we are providing c 32 000 per annum as FrOpt meters.

Our current policy is to fit a meter in an existing boundary box, alternatively fitting a radio read meter internally, or finally installing a boundary box and meter. This is under constant review.

We have an emerging overall metering strategy, with external influences and recent changes in the retail/competition arena will further shape our strategy over the remainder of AMP6 (5 year cyclic Asset Management.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50411200
50411300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Severn Trent Water wishes to advertise a tendering opportunity for the provision of water meter installation, maintenance and repair services, including customer interfaces.

Severn Trent currently has c 1.66 million meters installed within the region of which approximately 448,000 (27 %) are radio read. 50 % of meters (829 000) are visually read externally via a boundary box, with the 387 000 balance of (23 %) of the ‘touch pad’ type (it is planned to pro-actively replace these over the course of the next 2 years). As part of these, we are providing c 32 000 per annum as FrOpt meters.

Our current policy is to fit a meter in an existing boundary box, alternatively fitting a radio read meter internally, or finally installing a boundary box and meter. This is under constant review.

We have an emerging overall metering strategy, with external influences and recent changes in the retail/competition arena will further shape our strategy over the remainder of AMP6 (5 year cyclic Asset Management Plan as regulated by OFWAT) and into AMP7 We need to ensure we award a contract that both delivers to the immediate needs of the metering strategy and our business, and contains the flexibility to support change and growth around metering at Severn Trent Water.

Access to this tendering event is via Severn Trent's e-sourcing portal, which is accessible at https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk Expressions of Interest should be placed through this portal.

This is the only way to access the tender and the tender documentation. You will need to register your organisation on this portal if you have not done so previously.

To access the tender documentation

- Connect to https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk

- Enter your Username and Password.

- Browse to the Projects module.

- Click on PQQ - Invitation to Tenders.

- Click PQQ - Invitation to Tender Code PQQ_489 to view details and reply to the Event.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 26/07/2017
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Severn Trent Water
Coventry
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:
28/06/2017