West Ave. Elevated Storage Tank Painting and Rehabilitation Project

Solicitation No. B-20-017-SM
Status: Under Review
Due Date: 11:00 AM Wednesday, 11/11/20
Estimated Cost: $2,588,700.00






Solicitation No. B-20-017-SM

CHANGES:  Proposal Opening will now be on November 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM (see Addendum 1 for more info.) 

Sealed proposals are requested by the San Antonio Water System for the construction of various improvements for the West Ave. Elevated Storage Tank Painting and Rehabilitation Project, SAWS Job No.18-0110. The improvements include:


Rehabilitation of a 500,000 gallon welded steel, elevated storage tank, including the surface preparation and repainting of the interior and exterior surfaces; replacement of specified tank appurtenances; surface preparation and painting of a well pump and piping assembly; site grading and paving; chlorine system upgrades; site fencing improvements; yard piping; a new shade canopy; electrical equipment including conductors, control panels, generator connections, permanent generator and SCADA controls; demolition of existing vaults, electrical equipment and other miscellaneous work for a complete in place facility.


To view additional project information, as well as obtain the plans and specifications for this project, visit our website located at www.saws.org and click on the Business Center. Then select Bidder, Consultant, and Vendor Registration, which is located on the left-hand side of the screen. Select the Register Now button and proceed with registration.  


For difficulties downloading plans and specifications, contact the Contracting Department at 210-233-3341.


A non-mandatory pre-proposal WebEx meeting will be held at 2:00 PM (CT) on October 22, 2020.



Meeting number (access code): 146 552 6756

Meeting password: mzVpjbtw232 


Meeting number (access code): 146 726 8958

Meeting password: mwFRZ5PGV34

Audio Connection: (210) 233-2090



For questions regarding this solicitation, technical questions or additional information, please contact Stella Manzello, Contract Administrator, in writing via email to: Stella.Manzello@saws.org or by fax to (210) 233-4290 until 4:00 PM (CT) on October 23, 2020. Answers to the questions will be posted to the web site by 4:00 PM (CT) on November 4, 2020 as a separate document or included as part of an addendum. Please be advised that firms responding to this RFCSP (Respondents) are prohibited from communicating with any other SAWS staff, the Consultant, the Developer, or COSA officials regarding this RFCSP up until the contract is awarded as outlined in the Instructions to Respondents.


Due to the COVID-19 emergency and to protect the health of the public, SAWS is implementing new procedures for the submission of bids. Bids will be received either Electronically or through Sealed Proposal, until 11:00 AM (CDT), November  11, 2020 10:00 AM (CDT), November 12, 2020Electronic bids will be received via the secure SAWS FTP site. Sealed Proposals will be received by Contract Administration, 2800 U.S. Hwy 281 North, Tower II, Customer Center Building, via a drop box located on the left wall when walking through the first set of double glass doors of the main Tower II entry on the north side of the building, San Antonio, Texas 78212. See the Electronic Bid Opening Instructions attachment for additional information regarding an electronic bid submittal. Electronic bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price. (Or, if providing SAWS with a cashier's check or certified check in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price, SAWS will request this within 24 hours from the apparent low bidder. Sealed bids must be accompanied by a cashier's check, certified check, or bid bond in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud by Contract Administration via WebEx. 

If Bidders intend to submit bids electronically, Bidders will need to submit a request by November 10 11, 2020 by 11:00 am10:00 AM CDT to receive access to the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site via email to Stella.Manzello@saws.org. Bidder’s email requesting access to the FTP site shall provide the legal name of Bidder’s company and the intended recipient’s email address and phone number. No requests for FTP site access will be accepted after November  10 11, 2020 by 11:00 10:00 AM (CDT).


Proposal opening WebEx meeting will be held at 10:00 AM (CT) on November 12, 2020  11:00 AM (CT) on November 11, 2020.


Meeting number (access code): 146 922 7089

Meeting password: B20017sm   3MXdXyfZj93


Audio Connection: (210) 233-2090

Pre-Submittal Meeting

2:00 PM, Thursday Oct. 22, 2020

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Evaluation Criteria Forms
Oct. 13, 2020
Non-Mandatory Pre-Submittal Presentation
Oct. 22, 2020
Addendum 1
Oct. 16, 2020
Addendum 2
Nov. 4, 2020
Oct. 13, 2020
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