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File #: 2018-643    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2018 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 3/28/2018 Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: RFB 1123 Sodium Hypochlorite - PVS Nolwood Chemicals
Sponsors: Suzanne Coffey (WRRF)
Indexes: Wastewater Operations
Attachments: 1. Sodium Hypochlorite Market Analysis_28March18 JG FINAL March 9, 2. Sodium Hypochlorite No Response Follow Up_28March18 JG FINAL March 9, 3. Sodium Hypochlorite Procurement Checklist_28March18 JC FINAL March 9
RFB 1123 Sodium Hypochlorite - PVS Nolwood Chemicals


Agenda of: March 28, 2018
Item No.: 2018-643
Amount: $6,268,160.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: March 9, 2018

RE: RFB 1123 Sodium Hypochlorite - PVS Nolwood Chemicals


Upon recommendation of Suzanne Coffey, Chief Planning Officer, Interim Chief Operating Officer -- Wastewater, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into an Agreement for Sodium Hypochlorite with PVS Nolwood Chemicals at a cost not to exceed $3,134,080.00 for two years with two one-year renewal options at $1,567,040.00 per year for a total of $6,268,160.00 and authorizes the Chief Executive Officer to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

The WRRF operates under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, issued by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), which regulates the discharge of wastewater from the WRRF and the combined sewer overflow (CSO) control facilities into both the Detroit and Rouge rivers. Combined sewer overflows occur during wet weather events when the volume of wastewater generated exceeds the transport and treatment capacity of the system. To reduce the occurrence and impact of combined sewer overflows on the receiving streams, GLWA has constructed CSO Retention Treatment Basins (RTBs) and Screening & Disinfection facilities (SDF), collectively called CSO control facilities.
During wet weather events, treated discharges from the CSO control facilities to the receiving streams are authorized by the NPDES permit. The permit requires that wastewater effluent be disinfected prior to discharge. Sodium Hypochlorite is the chemical used at the CSO control facilities to comply wit...

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