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File #: 2019-271    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2019 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 7/24/2019 Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Contract No. 1901155 Drinking Water Monitoring Network Equipment Maintenance & Data Management
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Terry Daniel
Indexes: Water Operations
Title
Contract No. 1901155
Drinking Water Monitoring Network Equipment Maintenance & Data Management

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Agenda of: July 24, 2019
Item No.: 2019-271
Amount: $40,000.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

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

DATE: July 3, 2019

RE: Contract No. 1901155
Drinking Water Monitoring Network Equipment Maintenance & Data Management
Vendor: Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.


MOTION
Upon recommendation of Cheryl Porter, Chief Operating Officer - Water and Field Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 1901155 "Drinking Water Monitoring Network Equipment Maintenance & Data Management" with Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $40,000.00 for a duration of five (5) years; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The Huron to Erie Corridor includes the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, and the Detroit River. The municipal water treatment plants serving the source water corridor have successfully instituted a one-of-a-kind real-time monitoring network aimed at source water protection. The network, which is comprised of instruments detecting hydrocarbons, organic carbon, as well as traditional physical parameters (Turbidity, pH, Temperature, Chlorophyll, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Blue Green Algae) provides an early warning system to water plant operators on raw water quality issues that may impact water treatment plant operations. Since the creation of this system, the focus shifts to sustaining the system.
GLWA is participating in the Huron to Erie Corridor Drinking Water Monitoring Network. This Network includes a partnership of the drinking water plants along this corridor, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (S...

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