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Water distribution and related services

Published 29/07/2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 145-358166
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyWater distribution and related services
Public utilities
Date Published29th Jul 2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
NUTS code: UKE45 Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1924664685

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ESPO
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: energy@espo.org

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.espo.org/Home

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Energy Consortium
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@tec.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.tec.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: West Mercia Energy
Town: Shrewsbury
NUTS code: UKG2 Shropshire and Staffordshire
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@westmerciaenergy.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.westmerciaenergy.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

YPO - 001008 The Supply of Water, Wastewater and Ancilliary Services

Reference number: 001008
II.1.2)Main CPV code
65100000 Water distribution and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

YPO are looking for a sole supplier to be appointed onto a framework agreement for the supply of potable water, wastewater services and related ancillary services primarily for use in the local authority sector, education sector and emergency services sector. This framework is designed to meet the needs of both YPO and Other contracting authorities by establishing an agreement where the end customer will place the order with the supplier and the supplier will deliver direct to the end customer.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 GBP
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)
65000000 Public utilities
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Water supply and sewerage services

The successful supplier shall provide water supply and sewerage retail services to any customers with eligible non-household supply points (as defined in accordance with the Water Act 2014) and able to access this framework.

The supplier shall be required to deliver all aspects of water retail services associated with the supply of water and sewerage services as required by the customers, including but not limited to:

• account management;

• customer service;

• billing;

• credit control;

• metering services, including but not limited to reading, replacement, resizing, accuracy testing, installation and removal;

• data management and reporting, including web portals and associated services;

• roads and property drainage;

• sewerage services including trade effluent;

• emergency contingency planning;

• 24/7 emergency support;

• guaranteed standards of service as defined by the framework and the codes.

Water ancillary services

The supplier shall provide one (1) or more of the ancillary goods and services listed in this lot description.

The ancillary services are relevant to the management, conservation, and reduction of water consumption as requested by the customers in order to deliver efficiency, financial and consumption savings.

The ancillary services may include the requirement for purchase and installation of water management, water efficiency, water conservation or other water savings measures. These measures may include provision and installation of goods including new equipment/optimisation of equipment (including existing equipment) and provision of related services.

Additional services may be required to improve the environmental conditions at customer sites.

These water ancillary goods and services are:

• AMR installation and operation;

• contingency planning;

• leak detection and repair;

• water audit site surveys;

• water footprint assessment;

• tariff optimisation and benchmarking;

• cost recovery;

• legionella risk assessments.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Management approach / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Managing invoices and payments / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Data management / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Emergency planning / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Service development and innovation / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Ancillary services / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability and social value / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2020
End: 31/10/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3.5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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
List and brief description of conditions:

Organisations must ensure that they are not in breach of any of the mandatory or discretionary exclusions contained in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to the

Tender documentation/ online tender located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Procurement Documents’ in ‘Communication’ section in this notice.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the framework agreement terms and conditions located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under procurement documents in ‘Communication’ Section in this notice.

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
Open procedure
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 a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

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: yes
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: 01/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/09/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3.5 years from the commencement date.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

YPO are purchasing on the behalf of other contracting authorities. Please see the below link for details: https://www.ypo.co.uk/about/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx

YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point of notification of the award of the contract is provided to all bidders. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, and

provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High court of England and Wales
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:
27/07/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 145-358166
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyWater distribution and related services
Public utilities
Date Published29th Jul 2020