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File #: 2019-272    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. 1803709 Conveyance System Infrastructure Improvements CIP# 222004 / BCE Score: 68.2
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Todd King
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. 1803709 Procurement Report, 2. 1803709 Cost Summary, 3. 1803709 Vendor Survey, 4. 1803709 CIP Attachment
Contract No. 1803709
Conveyance System Infrastructure Improvements
CIP# 222004 / BCE Score: 68.2

Agenda of July 24, 2019
Item No.: 2019-272
Amount: $4,575,838.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

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

DATE: July 2, 2019

RE: Contract No. 1803709
Conveyance System Infrastructure Improvements
Vendor: Applied Science, Inc.

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. 1803709 "Conveyance System Infrastructure Improvements" with Applied Sciences, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $4,575,838.00 for a duration of 1,396 days; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
The GLWA sewer system (approximately 180 miles of sewers ranging from 48" through 168") is eighty (80) years old on an average, with much of the infrastructure more than 100 years old. The hatches and access covers secure operations and maintenance access points throughout the system for items such as the outfall gates, in-system storage devices (ISD), and valve regulators (VRs). The outfall gates, ISDs, and VRs are all critical elements that control and divert flows throughout the system.
Due to years of use and weathering, many of the hatches have become deteriorated and dangerous to operate and require replacement. The outfall gates are well past their design life and need either rehabilitation or replacement. The existing ISDs are past their design life and are using outdated technology. The VR gates are in need of condition assessment inspections to determine if rehabilitation or replacement is required.
Most of the existing sewers within the GLWA collection system are older than 80 years. Th...

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